For the second time in as many years, the Morgan City Recreation Department may be unable to host Pop Warner football this fall. Morgan City Recreation Director Seth Thomas said Tuesday that in 2014, for the first time in 40 years, the recreation department was not able to hold Pop Warner football due to a lack of interest.

In the photo above, Mary Carrier of Church Point, comforts her daughter, Clarissa, an LSUE radiology technology student, at the prayer vigil held Tuesday at the LSU Eunice Catholic Student Center.

A prayer and candlelight vigil remembered Macyi Breaux, a LSUE student who was one of 11 people shot during a one minute rampage at the Grand 16 Theatre in Lafayette, at the LSUE Catholic Student Center on Tuesday evening.

Barret Rey

Morgan City High School continues to find coaches with collegiate head coaching experience to fill its vacancies as the Tigers recently hired ex-Alcorn State coach Barret Rey to lead its baseball program.

In the photo above, Mary Carrier of Church Point, comforts her daughter, Clarissa, an LSUE radiology technology student, at the prayer vigil held Tuesday at the LSU Eunice Catholic Student Center.

Barret Rey

Police chief’s death voted top local story of 2014

The sudden death of Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch in late January 2014 was the top local news story of 2014, as chosen by the editorial staff of The Daily Review. Crouch was found dead in a hotel room at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Jan. 31, 2014, with what the local coroner ruled a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was laid to rest Feb. 6, 2014. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

The sudden death of Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch in late January was the top local news story of 2014, as chosen by the editorial staff of The Daily Review.

Theft up to $30M alleged; Company rep says case centers on ‘money, sex, drugs’

Karen Duhon

A Morgan City investment company is alleging that multiple people may have stolen up to $30 million from the company in a case, possibly dating to the 1980s, that is “all about money, sex and drugs

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The Bayou Belle Quilters are conducting a fundraiser by selling tickets for the quilt displayed by Bayou Belle President Sandra LeBlanc. Tickets may be purchased at the Annual Quilt Show Aug.

Obituaries

Gregory Paul Butler Sr., 51, a resident of Patterson, Louisiana, passed away at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson.

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