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.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
Trevis M. Ray, 19, of Pierre Part, was arrested Monday at 2:20 p.m. on a charge of theft and released on a summons.
The Jeanerette Museum is preparing to celebrate an exhibit that toured 10 years ago from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Service.
The artists, authors and venues for the fifth annual Promenade d’art de Franklin have been finalized.
Shadowlawn: Brian Charpentier, Amanda Robicheaux
With all government entities across the parish finished with their reapportionment plans, the Secretary of State has mandated the St.