Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

A plan is now in place to begin work to certify the city’s backwater levees for flood protection with construction expected to be completed on a portion of the project by the end of 2015, according to officials.
Franklin’s Art Walk was Saturday downtown as various businesses hosted artists and authors during the afternoon event. Some of the participants, business sponsors and visitors were, from top, Main St.

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat on Brashear Avenue has a fresh coat of paint just in a time for the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, thanks to Boy Scout Jack Autrey, his fellow scouts and family.

Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

$1.2M theft charged

Karen Duhon

A 59-year-old Morgan City woman surrendered to police Tuesday on warrants for stealing more than $1.2 million from her employer over a seven-year period, which marks the second arrest in the invest

Ribbon-cutting held for skate park in Morgan City

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for The Complex Skate Park in Morgan City located behind Cypress Park. The park is a skateboard-only facility and will be open during all daylight hours, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said. The city received $26,000 in funding from the parish to help pay for the equipment and cement work, Grizzaffi said. The total project cost was $36,000, the mayor said. Among those present were, on ramp, from left, local skaters Chad Rageur, Jesus Lopez, Drake Bertrand, Peyton Voisin and Jayson Hidalgo. Back row, from left, Mike Banks, Morgan City police chief; Logan Fromenthal, parish councilman; Louis Tamporello, Morgan City councilman; Mark Griffin Jr., Morgan City police assistant police chief; Seth Thomas, City of Morgan City recreation director; and Christopher Frye, Baldwin Redi-Mix. Front row, from left, Tania Hahn, Hahn Enterprises Inc.; Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce board member; Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish chamber president; Emily Berry, St. Mary Parish chamber board member; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; Grizzaffi; Jarrod Longman, St. Mary Parish assessor; Dwayne Barbier, City of Morgan City director of recreation and culture; and David Bourdier, chamber ambassador.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for The Complex Skate Park in Morgan City located behind Cypress Park.

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The 2014 Patterson High School volleyball team includes, seated from left, Hailey Sehon, Nyria Robinson, Tye Williams, Jazmin Evans, Jasmine Roberson, Makayla Ruiz and Gaylen Grogan. Kneeling, from left, are Lacy Declouet, Morgan Jones, Tamia Washington, Nia Broussard, Erykah Singleton,
Kiria Grady, Maya Madise and Destiny Dugar. Standing, from left, are Tapanga Haven, Madison Paul, Ashlynn Rock, Desiree Jones, Casie Boudreaux, Arian Grogan, Kaitlynn Spradling, Nyla Grady, Madison Goolsby, Emmeli Smith, Shea
Fontenot and Coach Chasity Fontenot. Not pictured are Coach Adrian Haven, Irinesha Kinchen, Brianna Gray and Celeste Stevenson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

The Patterson Lumberjills volleyball team will be entering their third season under head coach Chasity Fontenot armed with many returning players from a year ago.

Lifestyle

Court Massabielle 1134 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas celebrated its 85th anniversary with an awards banquet. Recognized for perfect attendance were, seated from left, Betsy Grizzaffi, 11 years; Marion Jones, 26 years; and Betty Rulf, 16 years. Standing from left are Carolyn Watson, 5 years, and Veronica Governale, 3 years. Also recognized was Pat Jenson for 25 years of service to Court Massabielle.
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