Lorenzo Phillips

On the heels of claiming the school’s third NJCAA football championship in four years, four members of East Mississippi Community College’s national title team have received 2014 NJCAA All-American honors, the NJCAA national office announced Tuesday.
This sign on the fence at Nick Accardo’s Main Street residence is “creative art,” Accardo said, and is for sale misspelled name and all for the price quoted on the sign. Accardo is a board member of Hospital Service District 1, recently beleaguered by controversy.
BAYOU CORNE (AP) — State highway designers have settled on a preferred route for an emergency detour of La. 70 around the Bayou Corne-area sinkhole in Assumption Parish and will seek the public’s input on the proposal Wednesday evening.

Lorenzo Phillips


Arrests reports

Lionel Joseph

A 24-year-old Labadieville man, who had been in The Daily Review’s Most Wanted edition since June, was jailed for stealing nearly $3,000 in cash and electronics from a Morgan City restaurant, Morga

Shrimp & Petroleum Festival poster unveiled Monday

The official poster for the 79th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival was unveiled Monday afternoon on the front porch of the festival office on Second Street in Morgan City. Front row, from left, Paige Johnson, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival queen; Robert Olivier IV; Madison Olivier; Robert Olivier III, artist; and his wife, Amanda Olivier holding Trent Olivier. Second row, Bobby Dufrene, festival board member; Lee Darce, festival assistant and vendor chairman; and Lt. Mary Gilday, U.S. Coast Guard. Third row, Rodney Gros, festival vice president; Kim Olivier, mother of the artist; and Greg Price, festival chairman of the board. Fourth row, Louis Tamporello, city councilman and festival board member; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; Robert Olivier Jr., father of the artist; Lee Delaune, festival director; and festival board members Deborah Lodrigue and Kim Hernandez. Back row, Peggy Acosta, festival board secretary; Barry Dufrene, city councilman; Mark Griffin Jr., Morgan City police assistant police chief; Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish chamber board member; Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Bayou Vista artist Robert Olivier III’s art was chosen as the official poster for the 79th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival.



WASHINGTON — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.


Doris Mae Griffin-Johnson, 87, a resident of Morgan City, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.

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