Max Cordova

Morgan City Police spokesman Capt. James Blair expressed his support of officers’ decisions to arrest two men Sunday during an incident involving a 16-year-old girl at Lake End Park, he said in a statement on a social media site and to the news media.

The Morgan City volleyball varsity and junior varsity volleyball team consists of, seated, from left, Emily Boudreaux, Hannah Gros, Katelyn Gautreaux, Kaitlyn Gros and Brandi Albarado. Kneeling, from left, are Kennedy Hebert, Paige Loftin, Faith Crappell, Abby Reynaud, Twanna LeBeau and Alllie Vincent. Standing, from left, are Cecily Feliciano, Karley Guidry, Brandi Ingram, Jaiveianna Jones, Alexandra Thompson and Dwanna LeBeau. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers will be going through a rebuilding phase this year as the squad must replace five of their six starters from a year ago.

Kara Klahn and Noah Johnson were enjoying the carnival rides on Sunday at the festival.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The weather may have dampened the festival Saturday, but festival goers made up for the day they missed on Sunday, organizers say. “Saturday was a washout. Sunday was awesome. Last night, the park was packed and for most of the day,” Lee Delaune, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival director, said.

Max Cordova

The Morgan City volleyball varsity and junior varsity volleyball team consists of, seated, from left, Emily Boudreaux, Hannah Gros, Katelyn Gautreaux, Kaitlyn Gros and Brandi Albarado. Kneeling, from left, are Kennedy Hebert, Paige Loftin, Faith Crappell, Abby Reynaud, Twanna LeBeau and Alllie Vincent. Standing, from left, are Cecily Feliciano, Karley Guidry, Brandi Ingram, Jaiveianna Jones, Alexandra Thompson and Dwanna LeBeau. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Kara Klahn and Noah Johnson were enjoying the carnival rides on Sunday at the festival.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Council condemns house

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles basketball team was recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in Morgan City. From left, head coach Jamarr Garrett, Meo Knight, Gee Garrett, Hanna McCue, Anastasia Johnson, Taylor Picou, Randi Brown, Emma Aucoin, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Mary-Beth Blanchard, Hallie Autin, Megan Landry, Rebecca David and Assistant Coach Joe Jones. On the back row, from left, are city councilmen Louis Tamporello, James Fontenot, Ron Bias, Barry Dufrene and Tim Hymel.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The City Council approved giving 61 days for the owners of an abandoned residence to make specific repairs, or the city will take action to demolish the house, which has been in disrepair for about

Fishermen fear Basin closing

Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper director, right, said a way of life is being threatened as crawfishermen are being denied access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin during a meeting Tuesday at the fire station in Belle River. Attorney Joseph “Buzzy” Joy, left, has represented several crawfishermen cited for trespassing in the basin. Mike Bienvenu, center, president of Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association – West, said the attorneys are willing to walk through fire for crawfishermen to keep navigable waterways open.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

About 200 people, mostly crawfishermen, assembled to discuss how to fight back as they say their livelihoods are threatened in the Atchafalaya Basin.

Morgan City water line work

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas Supervisor Kawika Kaai watches. City workers were doing the initial setup for a private contractor to tie the 16-inch main water line into a 6-inch water line, Kaai said. That tie-in will increase water flow to certain sections of the city, he said. City workers have been changing out water valves throughout the city to help with water flow and chlorine levels, he said.
(The Daily Review/Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas

‘Rhythms on the River’ returns Friday

Rhythms on the River is a Friday evening ritual in downtown Morgan City. The music prompts dancing at an April 2013 Rhythms on the River. The event resumes Friday.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

The downtown live music series “Rhythms on the River” is scheduled to begin Friday and continue each Friday through June 20, according to a Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau news release.

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Class A winners at the Sid Plot Memorial Horeshoe Tournament in Welsh Aug. 16 were, from left, Tim Gilmore of Bayou Vista, Angela Percle of Morgan City and Ron Latiolais of Gonzales. Gilmore was named tournament champion. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Area horseshoe pitchers placed at the Sid Plott Memorial Horseshoe Tournament Aug. 16.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Jensen
--Catherine Guidry Photography

Katie Nicole Davis and Tyler Mathew Jensen were united in matrimony June 28 during a 7 p.m. double-ring ceremony at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. The Rev. Jay Baker officiated.

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