Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A state-funded feasibility study finds tolls starting at 18 cents a mile could pay from one-quarter to one-half of the more than $3 billion price tag to complete I-49 South from Lafayette to New Orleans, but the state senator leading the charge says it was “not a very well thought-out study.”

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Isidore Newman and Westlake were crowned Green and White Division tournament champions, respectively, Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Newman defeated Hahnville 2-0 (25-18, 25-14) in the Green championship, while Westlake topped Central Lafourche 2-1 (22-25, 25-7, 15-11) in the White title match.

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers released its recommendations Monday during a conference on water issues in Philadelphia.

Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Teche Regional Medical Center names 2014 Mercy Award winner

Scott Williams, plant operations director, has won Teche Regional Medical Center’s 2014 Mercy Award, an annual award that recognizes one hospital employee who best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.
(Submitted Photo)

Scott Williams, plant operations director, has won Teche Regional Medical Center’s 2014 Mercy Award, an annual award that recognizes one hospital employee who best represents the spirit and values

La. National Guard pins top Air Guard general officer

Newly promoted Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles Chappuis, assistant adjutant general-Air, assists his wife, Cynthia, with support from Army Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, the adjutant general for the Louisiana National Guard, with the official “pinning” of his one-star insignia in a ceremony held at the Jackson Barracks Museum in New Orleans, May 4.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Daniel Farrell, 159th Fighter Wing, Louisiana National Guard)

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Parish’s top principals recognized

Principals of the year were announced Thursday at the St. Mary Parish School Board meeting. They are, from left, Joe Stadalis, J.S. Aucoin; Suzanne Bergeron, Patterson Junior High; and Tybus Burdett, Franklin High.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Joe Stadalis, Suzanne Bergeron and Tybus Burdett were named St. Mary Parish principals of the year Thursday.

State treasurer: Consulting contracts need to be cut

At Thursday’s Morgan City Rotary Club meeting, State Treasurer John Kennedy holds up books containing a list of the 5,499 consulting contracts the Department of Louisiana had with private companies from 2005 to 2010.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

State Treasurer John Kennedy is backing a bill in the legislative session that would slash state agency consulting contracts by 10 percent and provide $528 million in funding for higher education,

Arrest reports

Jody Cubbege

A 58-year-old Morgan City man was charged Thursday after he struck a correctional officer while in the Morgan City Jail, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

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Sports

Paul Cheramie, of Morgan City, won The Daily Review football contest and $40.
Second place and $20 was won by Donald Lajaunie, of Morgan City.

Lifestyle

--Submitted photos

Sponsors are being recognized for the Junior Auxiliary of East St. Mary Hats and High Rollers Casino Night on Nov. 1 at Nico Bella in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Lee A. Delaune

October 22, 1951 — September 20, 2014
Lee A. Delaune, 62, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at his home.

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