Jean Gros repairs a net Monday on the Cajun Pride shrimp boat docked on the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Monday may have just been another day at work for Jean Gros, but it also marked an anniversary of a trade he has done for more than six decades.

The Morgan City Recreation Department kicked off its flag football season Monday at Norman Park in Morgan City. Unlike in the past, this year the football season will not include tackle football because of a lack of signups, Morgan City Youth Recreation Director Seth Thomas said. Games will be played Monday and Tuesday each week. Three games will be held each night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with games following at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. At left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi kicks off to begin the season prior to an exhibition game between the Steelers and the Cowboys. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, above, serves at the AARP’s monthly dinner and bingo night held at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. Sheriff’s Office personnel visited with AARP members and after the bingo game assisted in serving a meal of fried shrimp. Sheriff Hebert was a co-sponsor of the event.

Jean Gros repairs a net Monday on the Cajun Pride shrimp boat docked on the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City Recreation Department kicked off its flag football season Monday at Norman Park in Morgan City. Unlike in the past, this year the football season will not include tackle football because of a lack of signups, Morgan City Youth Recreation Director Seth Thomas said. Games will be played Monday and Tuesday each week. Three games will be held each night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with games following at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. At left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi kicks off to begin the season prior to an exhibition game between the Steelers and the Cowboys. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Financial lessons at Morgan City Junior High

Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities. The program was provided by the New Orleans Junior Achievement Organization and sponsored by Capital One Bank. From left, are Herman and Mary Hartman, Carrie Stansbury, Lea Hebert, Morgan Murdock, Jim Firmin, Dane Robison, Pam Daniels, Cherie Laiche, Manuel Ramirez, Emily Bailey, Rev. Terry Bunner and John Landry
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Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities.

Actor visits Rotary

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from local actor and singer Isaac White, who acted in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” film, about his experiences in the entertainment arena at a recent luncheon. From left are Rotary program director Herman Hartman, White and President Donald Stephens.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from local actor and singer Isaac White, who acted in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” film, about his experiences in the entertainment arena at a recent luncheon.

Entertainment at the library

Storytellers, magicians and puppeteers Frank and Tammy Chaisson from Houma, will entertain the children at the Morgan City Public Library at 2 p.m. May 29. The program includes audience participation with lots of humor via the use of puppets and magic. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 985-380-4646.
(Submitted Photo)

Storytellers, magicians and puppeteers Frank and Tammy Chaisson from Houma, will entertain the children at the Morgan City Public Library at 2 p.m. May 29.

Arrest reports

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A 38-year-old Morgan City woman was arrested Tuesday for theft after employees at a supermarket believe she attempted to flush concealed items down the toilet, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Bank

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