Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drainage district officials have come up with a permanent solution to fix problems in Morgan City’s Lakeside Subdivision, but the board chairman says the district isn’t authorized to do the work required.
Chitimacha Police Chief Hal Hutchinson reported the following arrests: Kevin Daigle II, 29, of Arnaudville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft and released on a summons.
Former St. Mary Parish Sheriff David Naquin was on hand at the weekly meeting of the Franklin Rotary Club Tuesday to deliver an informative presentation as well as a message for the audience…if criminals leave behind fingerprints, law enforcement has a distinct advantage in identifying them and bringing them to justice.

Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Protection or bias?

The Rev. Doug Lassiter lights candles in preparation for Wednesday night’s mid-week service at Trinity Episcopal Church in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City area pastors have differing views about a proposed law going through the House of Representatives that would allow pastors to refuse services and participation in “certain marriages” that

Councilman: Improve disaster communication

The Centerville Biddy Basketball Team, ranging in age from seven to eight-year-olds, was recognized at Wednesday’s St. Mary Parish Council meeting for their outstanding athletic performance. St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, right standing at the podium, praised the team for their hard work, team effort and dedication to the sport of basketball.

During Wednesday’s St.

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