St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, center at the podium, congratulates the team and the coaching staff of the Central Catholic High School Eagles after they won the 2016 Class 1A State Baseball Championship.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.
Doves fly through the air at the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in St. Mary Parish located just off Highway U.S. 90 in Franklin that will try to ensure the safety of children in domestic situations.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Enhanced GPS technology is coming to La. paddle racers

From the mobile command center, Tour du Teche official Ray Pellerin watches the real-time progress of a team in the Chitimacha Race held last May. Using GPS technology specially designed for adventure races, TDT will be able to keep up with teams in the upcoming 275-mile Tour de la Rivière Rouge. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Tour du Teche is putting on two new ultra marathons, Tour de la Rivière Rouge, 275 miles from Shreveport-Bossier City to Port Barre, and the 410 de Louisiane, 410 miles from Shreveport-Bossier City

Norwood is in Beijing, ready to compete in world track championships

Vernon Norwood emailed The Daily Review this photo, showing him with a world track championship banner in Beijing.

Ex-LSU track and field standout Vernon Norwood of Morgan City is looking for success now and momentum for 2016 when he begins competition in the IAAF World Championships Saturday night.

Blessing of the fleet moves to Berwick; registration required to participate in boat parade

The Rev. Greg Fratt of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City blesses the fleet during the 2013 Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. The blessing of the fleet moves to Berwick this year while the Morgan City dock is being renovated.

For the first time in recent years, the annual Blessing of the Fleet at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival will be held on the Berwick side of the Atchafalaya River due to ongoing construction to im

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