Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat on Brashear Avenue has a fresh coat of paint just in a time for the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, thanks to Boy Scout Jack Autrey, his fellow scouts and family.

The 2014 Patterson High School Football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman)

The Patterson Lumberjacks have to get solid performances from several young players in order to make a run to the Dome in 2014.
A ribbon cutting was held Saturday for Chic & Shabby Collections of Franklin. Owners Betty and Jody Veeder were joined by friends, family, vendors, local officials and Chamber of Commerce members for the occasion. The business, located at 716 Main St., is a flea market-style shop with 13 different vendors set up inside.

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The 2014 Patterson High School Football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman)

Construction under way at LEPA plant

Louisiana Energy and Power Authority Board Chairman and Vidalia Mayor Hyram Copeland speaks Thursday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new LEPA power plant to be built in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony of the Louisiana Energy and Power Authority natural gas-fueled power plant marked a milestone in a process that began with conversations four and a half years ago

Good Friday, Easter celebrate Jesus’ sacrifice

A cross is displayed Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Morgan City draped with purple cloth representing the season of Lent. The palm branches surrounding the cross are from the Palm Sunday service when the church celebrated Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. The cloth on the cross was changed to red for Good Friday and will be changed to white for Easter Sunday, the Rev. Danny Poche of Holy Cross Catholic Church said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

As Easter approaches, area clergy say the holiday is a reminder of Jesus’ death and resurrection to pay for everyone’s sins regardless of their beliefs.

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Sports

Unless LSU coach Les Miles is being coy, he’s having a hard time settling on a No. 1 quarterback.

Obituaries

Funeral arrangements are pending for Patrick Cognevich, 72, a native of Buras and a resident of Amelia, who died Aug. 2, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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