Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

MORGAN CITY — Though Richard Romaire and Ferris Romaire served thousands of miles apart during World War II, the brothers reunited after the war ended when both were stationed in the Philippines. Richard Romaire, 89, and Ferris Romaire, 88, both of Morgan City, first moved to the city in 1938.
Knights of Columbus Council 6873 of Baldwin awarded eight $400 scholarships to local high school graduates Wednesday during a special ceremony. From left are KC member Willie Charpentier, David Charpentier, KC member Wayne Stevens, Becca Robison, Kelsea Bourgeois, Beau LeBlanc, Garret Burns and KC grand knight Mike Picard.

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The Franklin Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance concerning the location of the following wanted suspect:

Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

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Arrests reports

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A 35-year-old Morgan City man was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of striking and threatening a woman inside a residence, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

Neighborhood Market Walmart construction under way here

The site for the Neighborhood Market Walmart coming to La. 70 in Morgan City is seen Tuesday. Teche Regional Medical Center and Sonic Drive-In are in the background.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Construction began last week at the site for the new Neighborhood Market Walmart located on La. 70 next to Sonic and is set to open at the beginning of 2015.

School donation

The Imperials Social and Civic Club of Baldwin donated $500 to Raintree Elementary School recently, in support of the school’s educational endeavors.

Socks donated at Morgan City Health Care Center

Mason United Methodist Church of Berwick donated socks to the residents at Morgan City Health Care Center. From left are Donna Resignola, activity director; Doris Thigpen and Dawn Thigpen, representing the church; Mary Pinkston, resident; Kathy Adams, nursing home volunteer; Ira Minor, resident; Juanita Lagard, representing the church; and Linton Cole, resident.
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Mason United Methodist Church of Berwick donated socks to the residents at Morgan City Health Care Center.

Patterson police plan Community Fun Day

Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle has assigned Officer Julia May Sterling to organize a July 26 Community Fun Day at the Hattie Watts Elementary School ballpark with food, games, rides and lots of fun – all for free.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Police Chief Patrick LaSalle announced Monday that his department will begin what he hopes is an annual event bringing the community together with his officers and providing health information and

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LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans.

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Morgan City High graduate Logan Scully was the recipient of the Glover-Stackhouse 2014 Scholarship.

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