Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City officials have replaced the ex-housing authority chairman on the board with someone who spent his early years living in Brownell Homes and says he wants to be a voice for those who live in public housing.

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Some 150 feet of bulkhead is being installed at the site of the Port of West St. Mary’s industrial park on the Charenton Navigation and Drainage Canal. Southern Constructors of New Iberia is building the bulkhead as the site moves closer to fruition. A loading pad is to be constructed in the future.

The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too. Morgan City coach Christy Theriot has eight seniors, no juniors, seven sophomores and five freshmen this year.

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Donations to AGU Judged Art Show and Sale

Above, Patterson State Bank Assistant Vice President Cindy Cart presents Artist Guild member Flo Tisdale with the bank’s annual donation benefitting the Artist Guild Unlimited of St. Mary Parish.

The Artist Guild Unlimited will hold its 53rd annual Judged Art Show and Sale, the largest in South Louisiana, Aug. 31-Sept. 24. Artists may register for the show 1-4 p.m.

Celebrating a century

From left are son, Vincent Aucoin; Pousson; son, Lionel Aucoin, and daughter, Linda Durapau. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Mabel Pousson, who turned 100 years old Aug. 17, celebrated with family Saturday in Bayou Vista.

Locals: Invest in flood protection, dredging projects

Maj. Gen. Michael Wehr, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Valley Division, speaks during Friday’s low water inspection meeting in Berwick. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Local officials encouraged the federal government to invest money now in flood protection and dredging projects that may save a lot of money later.

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The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too.

Lifestyle

The following are the radio dispatch logs from the Morgan City Police Department. To report unlawful or suspicious activity, call the police department at 985-380-4605.

Monday, Aug. 22

Obituaries

January 9, 1943- August 22, 2016
Dr. Timothy James Haley III, a native of New York and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the age of 73.

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