The state Department of Transportation and Development announced plans to repair and preserve the La. 182 bridge over the Berwick Bay. The announcement was made during a visit by legislators and state highway officials to Morgan City on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The La. 182 bridge over Berwick Bay appears to be safe from being demolished after an announcement Tuesday that the state Department of Transportation and Development has plans to preserve and repair the bridge.

A reception was held Monday afternoon for retiring City Prosecutor Sostenes Ruiz III in the Morgan City Court Building. From left are Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Ruiz, R.J. Percle, and City Court Judge Kim Stansbury.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The volume of people coming to City Court has continually increased and laws have become more complicated throughout the 33 years Sostenes Ruiz III has been city prosecutor, he said Friday.

Morgan City High School defeated Donaldsonville High School 3-0 (25-10, 25-21, 25-8) in District 6-III action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will conclude district play today when it travels to face Lutcher. Above, Morgan City’s Brandi Ingram hits the ball over the net, while teammate Alex Thompson looks on. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers knocked off Donaldsonville Monday in straight sets, 25-10, 25-21, 25-8, in District 6-III action. The Lady Tigers had five aces and three blocks in the win.

The state Department of Transportation and Development announced plans to repair and preserve the La. 182 bridge over the Berwick Bay. The announcement was made during a visit by legislators and state highway officials to Morgan City on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A reception was held Monday afternoon for retiring City Prosecutor Sostenes Ruiz III in the Morgan City Court Building. From left are Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Ruiz, R.J. Percle, and City Court Judge Kim Stansbury.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Morgan City High School defeated Donaldsonville High School 3-0 (25-10, 25-21, 25-8) in District 6-III action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will conclude district play today when it travels to face Lutcher. Above, Morgan City’s Brandi Ingram hits the ball over the net, while teammate Alex Thompson looks on. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Wreck on U.S. 90 Wednesday

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle. The van in the picture attempted to cross U.S. 90 at Red Cypress Road shortly after 4 p.m. when the wreck occurred, he said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle.

Morgan City, Berwick team up for ‘Rock the 5th’ Saturday

Jeraldine Gros was baiting her hook while fishing the Atchafalaya River Wednesday. The quiet scene will be replaced Saturday when “Rockin’ the Fifth” is held on the riverfront. The Fourth of July weekend celebration will include fireworks at 9 p.m.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Atchafalaya River will be lit up Saturday with a fireworks show for Morgan City’s “Rock the 5th,” which will feature live music and food for sale benefiting various causes.

Making Cents Summer Program

M C Bank’s credit analyst Whitney Vanderson presented a weeklong summer program called Making Cents. Vanderson is a member of the M C Bank’s Future Young Leaders Committee, which assisted in creating the new Making Cents Program to be presented in the elementary schools. The Mount Era community enrichment camp was held at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium under the direction of the Rev. Norman Stovall, coordinated by Patsy O’Gwin. They were in need of an additional fun educational program for their summer camp. Vanderson presented three activities geared towards the students in kindergarten through fifth grades to engage them in math; needs vs. wants; addition and multiplication bingo activities; and the importance of saving. The campers left with a better understanding of the 50 U.S. state quarters along with a refresher course in math.
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M C Bank’s credit analyst Whitney Vanderson presented a weeklong summer program called Making Cents.

Whitney Bank donation to AARP

Whitney Bank recently made a $22,000 donation to the St. Mary Chapter of AARP. The AARP chapter formed an alliance with Whitney Bank 25 years ago. Whitney has made donations to the organization annually since that time. From left are AARP board members Jerry Fabre, Alicia Robicheaux, Joe Pizzuto; Jo Anne Bergeron, Whitney vice president; board member Bill Darce; Floyd Hymel, AARP Vice President; Jeff Blum, Whitney market president; Curtis Leonard, AARP president; AnnEtta Lombardo, AARP treasurer; and board members Myrtle McNemar and Carol Francis.
(Submitted Photo)

Whitney Bank recently made a $22,000 donation to the St. Mary Chapter of AARP. The AARP chapter formed an alliance with Whitney Bank 25 years ago.

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Sports

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles finished their District 6-V season with a perfect mark after defeating West St. John 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-12) Tuesday in Morgan City. The game also served as Senior Night for the Lady Eagles. Above, Central Catholic’s Brittany Longman hits the ball. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles capped a perfect District 6-V season Tuesday with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-12) victory against West St. John on Senior Night.

Lifestyle

Chasity Fontenot and Matthew Toups
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Chad and Chantel Fontenot, of Bayou Vista, wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Chasity Monique Fontenot, to Matthew Joseph Toups, son of William “T-Boy” and

Obituaries

Lynn Carol Rosson, 67, a resident of Morgan City, passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at Ochsner Medical Center.

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