Jean Gros repairs a net Monday on the Cajun Pride shrimp boat docked on the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Monday may have just been another day at work for Jean Gros, but it also marked an anniversary of a trade he has done for more than six decades.

The Morgan City Recreation Department kicked off its flag football season Monday at Norman Park in Morgan City. Unlike in the past, this year the football season will not include tackle football because of a lack of signups, Morgan City Youth Recreation Director Seth Thomas said. Games will be played Monday and Tuesday each week. Three games will be held each night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with games following at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. At left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi kicks off to begin the season prior to an exhibition game between the Steelers and the Cowboys. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, above, serves at the AARP’s monthly dinner and bingo night held at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. Sheriff’s Office personnel visited with AARP members and after the bingo game assisted in serving a meal of fried shrimp. Sheriff Hebert was a co-sponsor of the event.

Jean Gros repairs a net Monday on the Cajun Pride shrimp boat docked on the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City Recreation Department kicked off its flag football season Monday at Norman Park in Morgan City. Unlike in the past, this year the football season will not include tackle football because of a lack of signups, Morgan City Youth Recreation Director Seth Thomas said. Games will be played Monday and Tuesday each week. Three games will be held each night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with games following at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. At left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi kicks off to begin the season prior to an exhibition game between the Steelers and the Cowboys. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Food booths raise money for causes

Festival-goers continue to line up for food in Lawrence Park despite rain Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The festival weekend featured lots of food, much of it sold by non-profits in Lawrence Park to benefit various charitable causes, and one group even gave away free jambalaya.

Arrests reports

A 39-year-old Morgan City man was charged Sunday for molestation of a juvenile after attempting to disrobe a 16-year-old girl at Lake End Park, Morgan City Police Spokesman Capt.

After 25 years, priest returns to bless the fleet

The Rev. Michael Russo, a native of Patterson, blesses a boat during the Blessing of the Fleet Sunday morning. Russo blessed the fleet 25 years ago after being ordained.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Sunday’s blessing of the fleet ceremony was very meaningful to celebrant the Rev. Michael Russo, pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Lafayette.

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