The Morgan City Lady Tigers softball team was eliminated from the Class 4A postseason with a 7-6 loss to No. 17 seed West Ouachita in Morgan City Wednesday. The Lady Tigers, the No. 16 seed in this year’s postseason, conclude their season with a 14-14 mark. Above, Morgan City catcher Morgan Comeaux tags a West Ouachita base runner as she slides at home plate. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Marilynn Bailey blasted a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie Morgan City’s bi-district playoff game against West Ouachita at 6. But West Ouachita answered with the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning for a 7-6 win Tuesday in Morgan City.

Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper director, right, said a way of life is being threatened as crawfishermen are being denied access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin during a meeting Tuesday at the fire station in Belle River. Attorney Joseph “Buzzy” Joy, left, has represented several crawfishermen cited for trespassing in the basin. Mike Bienvenu, center, president of Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association – West, said the attorneys are willing to walk through fire for crawfishermen to keep navigable waterways open.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

About 200 people, mostly crawfishermen, assembled to discuss how to fight back as they say their livelihoods are threatened in the Atchafalaya Basin.

Rhythms on the River is a Friday evening ritual in downtown Morgan City. The music prompts dancing at an April 2013 Rhythms on the River. The event resumes Friday.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

The downtown live music series “Rhythms on the River” is scheduled to begin Friday and continue each Friday through June 20, according to a Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau news release. The dates for this year’s series are April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, June 6, 13 and 20.

The Morgan City Lady Tigers softball team was eliminated from the Class 4A postseason with a 7-6 loss to No. 17 seed West Ouachita in Morgan City Wednesday. The Lady Tigers, the No. 16 seed in this year’s postseason, conclude their season with a 14-14 mark. Above, Morgan City catcher Morgan Comeaux tags a West Ouachita base runner as she slides at home plate. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper director, right, said a way of life is being threatened as crawfishermen are being denied access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin during a meeting Tuesday at the fire station in Belle River. Attorney Joseph “Buzzy” Joy, left, has represented several crawfishermen cited for trespassing in the basin. Mike Bienvenu, center, president of Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association – West, said the attorneys are willing to walk through fire for crawfishermen to keep navigable waterways open.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Rhythms on the River is a Friday evening ritual in downtown Morgan City. The music prompts dancing at an April 2013 Rhythms on the River. The event resumes Friday.
(The Daily Review File Photo)

Arrest reports

Charles Lodrigue III

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 45 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:

PMI Energy Services expanding here

A crane is shown at PMI Energy Services’ dock on the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City where offshore supplies are loaded and unloaded. PMI is in the midst of a $3 million construction project that may create more than 30 jobs.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

PMI Energy Services is working on a roughly $3 million construction project creating a base for various oil field companies to operate from in an effort to bring those companies to the Morgan City

Heart Month observed

M C Bank tellers participated in February Heart Month. From left, Joyce Harrelson, Tammy Johnson, Cindy Lacy, Maria Sheehan and Edna Landry are just a few of the tellers at M C Bank who took on the challenge to sell paper hearts and “Red Dress Pins,” the signature symbol for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red For Women” program. Proceeds of the heart and pin sales went toward the American Heart Association’s mission to educate the community. According to Frances Dupre, M C Bank’s human resources/marketing director and American Heart Association committee member, “Cardiovascular disease including heart disease and stroke is the No. 1 killer in St. Mary Parish. Statistics show 25 percent of all deaths in Louisiana are from cardiovascular disease.”
(Submitted Photo)

M C Bank tellers participated in February Heart Month.

Fundraiser for Animal Advocates

The students of Morgan City High School recently held a jeans day fundraiser for the Animal Advocates of St. Mary group. The money was used to purchase food for the rescue animals placed in foster care until they are adopted. Pictured are Morgan City High students Breannah Richard, Emily Fromenthal, Ashley Fromenthal, Bernadette Aucoin and Alyssa Price.
(Submitted Photo)

The students of Morgan City High School recently held a jeans day fundraiser for the Animal Advocates of St. Mary group.

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Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Hartmeyer
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Carmen Christina Loupe and Taylor Michael Hartmeyer were united in matrimony Feb. 28 during a double-ring ceremony at The Gatehouse in Baton Rouge. The Rev. John Kimball officiated.

Obituaries

Germaine B. Munk, 79, a resident of Berwick, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center. Services are pending.

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