Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A state-funded feasibility study finds tolls starting at 18 cents a mile could pay from one-quarter to one-half of the more than $3 billion price tag to complete I-49 South from Lafayette to New Orleans, but the state senator leading the charge says it was “not a very well thought-out study.”

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Isidore Newman and Westlake were crowned Green and White Division tournament champions, respectively, Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Newman defeated Hahnville 2-0 (25-18, 25-14) in the Green championship, while Westlake topped Central Lafourche 2-1 (22-25, 25-7, 15-11) in the White title match.

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers released its recommendations Monday during a conference on water issues in Philadelphia.

Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Dry fall, cold winter spelled problems for crawfish season

Robert Romaire, LSU AgCenter aquaculture researcher, shows off crawfish to students visiting the LSU AgCenter Aquaculture Station in Baton Rouge. He said this crawfish season was shortened by a dry fall and colder than normal winter.
(LSU AgCenter/Photo by Johnny Morgan)

When fall weather is dry, and winter is as cold and as long as it was this year, the combination spells problems for the crawfish industry.

Don’t forget to make a pet plan

Thomas Carter and his Catahoula-mix puppies, Dexter and James, visited Dr. Emily Devall at Atchafalaya Animal Clinic Thursday. The 8-week-old puppies were part of a litter of nine, Carter said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

When preparing for the hurricane season, experts advise that making preparations for pets as well as family members is vital.

Arrest reports

Kimber Thompson

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 38 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests relating to east St. Mary Parish:

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Sponsors are being recognized for the Junior Auxiliary of East St. Mary Hats and High Rollers Casino Night on Nov. 1 at Nico Bella in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Lamara C. Chaisson

January 31, 1934 — September 19, 2014
Lamara C. Chaisson, 80, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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