Morgan City Housing Authority Attorney Robert Duffy

The Morgan City Housing Authority board began Thursday the process of finding a new executive director by forming a sub-committee for the sole purpose of filling that position and also approved keeping its interim director for at least six more months.

The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City girls’ bowling team started off their season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic, the 2014 girls’ state runner-up. Hannah Pipes led Morgan City with a 610 series (204, 210, 196).

Craig Cudworth

Craig Cudworth sat in on his first board meeting Thursday as the new interim chief executive officer of Franklin Foundation Hospital.

Morgan City Housing Authority Attorney Robert Duffy

The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Craig Cudworth

Council condemns house

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles basketball team was recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in Morgan City. From left, head coach Jamarr Garrett, Meo Knight, Gee Garrett, Hanna McCue, Anastasia Johnson, Taylor Picou, Randi Brown, Emma Aucoin, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Mary-Beth Blanchard, Hallie Autin, Megan Landry, Rebecca David and Assistant Coach Joe Jones. On the back row, from left, are city councilmen Louis Tamporello, James Fontenot, Ron Bias, Barry Dufrene and Tim Hymel.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The City Council approved giving 61 days for the owners of an abandoned residence to make specific repairs, or the city will take action to demolish the house, which has been in disrepair for about

Fishermen fear Basin closing

Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper director, right, said a way of life is being threatened as crawfishermen are being denied access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin during a meeting Tuesday at the fire station in Belle River. Attorney Joseph “Buzzy” Joy, left, has represented several crawfishermen cited for trespassing in the basin. Mike Bienvenu, center, president of Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association – West, said the attorneys are willing to walk through fire for crawfishermen to keep navigable waterways open.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

About 200 people, mostly crawfishermen, assembled to discuss how to fight back as they say their livelihoods are threatened in the Atchafalaya Basin.

Morgan City water line work

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas Supervisor Kawika Kaai watches. City workers were doing the initial setup for a private contractor to tie the 16-inch main water line into a 6-inch water line, Kaai said. That tie-in will increase water flow to certain sections of the city, he said. City workers have been changing out water valves throughout the city to help with water flow and chlorine levels, he said.
(The Daily Review/Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas

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The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City girls’ bowling team started off their season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic, the 2014 girls’ state runner-up.

Lifestyle

Glen Ghirardi provided magical entertainment at the St. Mary AARP Jan. 5 meeting. Member Linda Levron volunteered to assist with one of his tricks.
--Mark Leonard photos

On Jan. 5, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. Lirette Ford Lincoln Mercury sponsored the meal of meat sauce spaghetti.

Obituaries

Audrey “Doot” Bailey

October 9, 1923 — January 22, 2015
Audrey “Doot” Bailey, a native of Four Mile Bayou and resident of Stephensville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the age of 91.

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