On Tuesday, Morgan City High School Tiger Band members were practicing on campus. Stephanie Leblanc and Austin Duval are playing the instruments up front and the other members of the band are marching behind.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Students in St. Mary Parish public schools report to school Aug. 7. Students will be marked absent if they are not present on the opening day of school, St. Mary Parish Superintendent Donald Aguillard reminded parents in a news release.

Morgan City High Baseball Head Coach Tim Vidos (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City High School’s newly-hired head baseball coach is a familiar face around the program having been involved with Morgan City Tiger baseball on and off for about 30 years.

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Would you know how to pilot an 850-pound diving suit? Alan Nursall learned how to do just that and about the science behind the Atmospheric Diving System at Phoenix International Wednesday when he was in Bayou Vista to tape a segment for Daily Planet, a science and technology show on Discovery Canada.

On Tuesday, Morgan City High School Tiger Band members were practicing on campus. Stephanie Leblanc and Austin Duval are playing the instruments up front and the other members of the band are marching behind.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City High Baseball Head Coach Tim Vidos (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Council condemns house

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles basketball team was recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in Morgan City. From left, head coach Jamarr Garrett, Meo Knight, Gee Garrett, Hanna McCue, Anastasia Johnson, Taylor Picou, Randi Brown, Emma Aucoin, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Mary-Beth Blanchard, Hallie Autin, Megan Landry, Rebecca David and Assistant Coach Joe Jones. On the back row, from left, are city councilmen Louis Tamporello, James Fontenot, Ron Bias, Barry Dufrene and Tim Hymel.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The City Council approved giving 61 days for the owners of an abandoned residence to make specific repairs, or the city will take action to demolish the house, which has been in disrepair for about

Fishermen fear Basin closing

Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper director, right, said a way of life is being threatened as crawfishermen are being denied access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin during a meeting Tuesday at the fire station in Belle River. Attorney Joseph “Buzzy” Joy, left, has represented several crawfishermen cited for trespassing in the basin. Mike Bienvenu, center, president of Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association – West, said the attorneys are willing to walk through fire for crawfishermen to keep navigable waterways open.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

About 200 people, mostly crawfishermen, assembled to discuss how to fight back as they say their livelihoods are threatened in the Atchafalaya Basin.

Morgan City water line work

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas Supervisor Kawika Kaai watches. City workers were doing the initial setup for a private contractor to tie the 16-inch main water line into a 6-inch water line, Kaai said. That tie-in will increase water flow to certain sections of the city, he said. City workers have been changing out water valves throughout the city to help with water flow and chlorine levels, he said.
(The Daily Review/Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas

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Michael Phelps will match his most grueling program since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week’s U.S. national championships.

Lifestyle

Local artist Vera Deville Judycki, left, of Morgan City, has 15 paintings featured in an art show at City Club at River Ranch in Lafayette, her second at the club.

Obituaries

James Allen Dyson Sr.

October 20, 1931 — July 25, 2014
James Allen Dyson Sr., died Friday, July 25, 2014, at The Crossing of Clarity Hospice in Baton Rouge at the age of 82.

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