The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 title Saturday with a 21-16 victory against Thibodaux. While Morgan City had lost the first game in the best-of-three series, they came back with two straight wins to clinch the title and advance to the state tournament in Monroe this coming weekend. Team members include, kneeling from left, Drake LaCoste, Jeanluc Barkley and Robbie Boudreaux. On the second row, from left, are Mekhi Branton, Ethan Blanchard, Spencer Hebert and TyJae Vaughns, On the third row, from left, are Caleb Menina, Riley Theriot, Tate Matherne, Tyson Nguyen and Bryan Gonzales. On the back row are assistant coach Chris Boudreaux, head coach Tim Hebert and assistant coach David Nolting. (Submitted Photo)

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars rebounded from a rough start two win back-to-back games en route to a district championship at the District 3 Tournament at Peltier Park in Thibodaux Saturday.
Deputies have been working with St. Mary Parish libraries to teach kids parish wide what police officers do and how they help the community. At the Lena Young deGrummond branch in Centerville, Det. Whytley Jones, top, talks to youngsters about bicycle safety. Below, Lt. Dan Wiedenboerner explains how to work the lights and sirens.

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 9- and 11-year-old All-Stars had rough outings at their respective district tournaments in Thibodaux Thursday. The Morgan City 9s fell 16-6 in five innings to Franklin, while the Morgan City 11s fell 13-3 in four innings to Thibodaux.

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 title Saturday with a 21-16 victory against Thibodaux. While Morgan City had lost the first game in the best-of-three series, they came back with two straight wins to clinch the title and advance to the state tournament in Monroe this coming weekend. Team members include, kneeling from left, Drake LaCoste, Jeanluc Barkley and Robbie Boudreaux. On the second row, from left, are Mekhi Branton, Ethan Blanchard, Spencer Hebert and TyJae Vaughns, On the third row, from left, are Caleb Menina, Riley Theriot, Tate Matherne, Tyson Nguyen and Bryan Gonzales. On the back row are assistant coach Chris Boudreaux, head coach Tim Hebert and assistant coach David Nolting. (Submitted Photo)

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Danos: Fabrication facility to bring 500 jobs to Amelia

From left, Danos Fabrication Division Security and Office Services Manager Manager Kent Lirette stands next to Mark Danos, division manager for construction and fabrication, Wednesday inside the company’s main fabrication facility in Amelia.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

An executive for oil field services company, Danos, says the company has long-term plans to employ 500 people at its new fabrication facility on 190 acres of property it began leasing at the end of

VFW members visit veterans’ home

VFW District 3 members, including members of Post 4222 Morgan City, traveled to the Reserve War Veterans’ Home in Reserve Nov. 29. The VFW members made the trip to host a Christmas Party for the 160 residents of the home. Volunteers brought each resident Christmas cards, gift bags and a snack lunch. The district commander presented the home health coordinator with a $500 dollar donation. From left, are Linda Nails, La. State Ladies Auxiliary president; Sherman Whiting, La. District 3 commander and Veterans Home Health coordinator; and Tina Stratton. La. District 3 Ladies Auxiliary president.
(Submitted Photo)

VFW District 3 members, including members of Post 4222 Morgan City, traveled to the Reserve War Veterans’ Home in Reserve Nov. 29.

Morgan City High School choir performs

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard the Morgan City High School choir sing Christmas songs at a recent luncheon where Rotary Club President Carla Prejean, right, presented a check to choir director Beth Dupuy.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard the Morgan City High School choir sing Christmas songs at a recent luncheon where Rotary Club President Carla Prejean, right, presented a check to choir direct

Leadership St. Mary proclamation

Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; met at the Morgan City City Hall on Thursday for the signing of a Leadership St. Mary proclamation. Front row from left, are Grogan, Grizzaffi and Ratcliff. Others present were, from left, Raymond Pisani, Danika Foley, Darlene Castay, Almetra J. Franklin, Almetra Pierce, Jason Bailey, Karla Byron, Kristy Toups, Donna Meyer and Alyse Aucoin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; met at the Morgan City City Hall on Thursday for the signing of a Leadership St.

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The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 title Saturday with a 21-16 victory against Thibodaux. While Morgan City had lost the first game in the best-of-three series, they came back with two straight wins to clinch the title and advance to the state tournament in Monroe this coming weekend. Team members include, kneeling from left, Drake LaCoste, Jeanluc Barkley and Robbie Boudreaux. On the second row, from left, are Mekhi Branton, Ethan Blanchard, Spencer Hebert and TyJae Vaughns, On the third row, from left, are Caleb Menina, Riley Theriot, Tate Matherne, Tyson Nguyen and Bryan Gonzales. On the back row are assistant coach Chris Boudreaux, head coach Tim Hebert and assistant coach David Nolting. (Submitted Photo)

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars rebounded from a rough start two win back-to-back games en route to a district championship at the District 3 Tournament at Peltier Park in Thibodaux Saturday.

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Elmore-Ratliff family members gather June 26-28 for a family reunion in Patterson.
--Submitted photo

Members of the Elmore-Ratliff family gathered June 26 for a Biennial Family Reunion gala at the Patterson Area Civic Center.

Obituaries

Robert Adam Trosclair, Sr., 82, a native of Lafitte, LA and resident of Franklin, for 44 years who passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 2, 2015 with his family by his side.

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