People line the Atchafalaya River to watch the fireworks during the 2014 Rock the Fifth Independence Day celebration. This year’s Rock the Fifth will be Sunday in Morgan City and Berwick.

Steve Morell was ready to heap praise on Morgan City government workers as he looked over Lawrence Park. “The city has done a great job,” said Morell, manager of the Main Street program. “It’s beautiful out here. We expect a great crowd.”
Two upcoming events at the Teche Theater for the Performing Arts are slated in July. On July 11 at 7 p.m. the Teche Theatre will again host the Magic and Acrobatics of the Crescent Circus.

Armond Duhon

A Morgan City couple, who has been charged with multiple counts of theft from an investment holdings company, filed a lawsuit Tuesday saying the company and company’s spokesman made “false accusations” against them in a lawsuit and to the media.

People line the Atchafalaya River to watch the fireworks during the 2014 Rock the Fifth Independence Day celebration. This year’s Rock the Fifth will be Sunday in Morgan City and Berwick.

Armond Duhon

Arrest reports

Carl J. Thibodeaux

Two people were arrested Monday for distribution of illegal drugs in two separate investigations after they sold the drugs to undercover officers, St.

Bayou Vista street flooding

A quick rain Monday afternoon flooded Bayou Vista streets. Todd Mogged, observing program leader for the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, said rainfall totals recorded across the parish were 0.37 inches in Morgan City and 1.36 inches at Franklin. “It’s all this kind of heat-induced stuff, and they’re all very scattered in nature, especially since you don’t have any type of upper level or surface trigger,” Mogged said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

A quick rain Monday afternoon flooded Bayou Vista streets.

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The Silver Dragon Taekwondo Academy held its 106th promotional test June 20. Students testing are, first row from left, Raymond Rutledge, Isaac Aquino, Rashell
Gomez, Emmanuel Perez and Jorge Martinez. On the second row, from left, are Blake Toups, Michael Hartenstine, Andreas Mena, Dan Torrez, Anthony Benitez and Elijha Brown. Standing, from left, are Brycen Verdin, promoted to First Dan; Ryan Davidson, promoted to Second Dan; Assistance Instructor Rhonda DeHart, Master Brian Rutledge, Assistance Instructor Sunshine Rutledge, Christian
Federer, promoted to Second Dan; and Kacie Toups, promoted to First Dan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Silver Dragon Taekwando Academy)

Lifestyle

Claire Vaye Watkins
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The 30th annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is accepting entries for its eighth annual Fiction Contest. The festival will take place March 30 to April 3, 2016.

Obituaries

Memorial services celebrating the life of Elizabeth Morey Fleury Romero will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Morgan City, with Holy Eucharist beginning at 1 p.m

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