Routine maintenance dredging has been going on for about the past month in the Atchafalaya River surrounding the Port of Morgan City, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges the harbor once a year between Morgan City and Berwick, Wade said. The contract also includes dredging a spot on the Calumet Cut on the Intracoastal Waterway, he said. “They probably won’t be there for about a month,” Wade said. Dredging will continue in the Morgan City area for about another month, Wade said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
Routine maintenance dredging has been going on for about the past month in the Atchafalaya River surrounding the Port of Morgan City, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said. The U.S.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
Franklin has again received funding for its Bayou Beaux Art and Dance Summer Arts Program.
Franklin’s portion of the Tour du Teche paddle race will be Saturday along the Bayou Teche.
Junior high students across the parish are reading novels this school year bought with $12,000 donated by the St. Mary Community Foundation.
The staff of ophthalmologist Dr. Jared Thurston offered free vision screenings to first-, third-, and fifth-grade students at Holy Cross Elementary, measuring the ability of the eyes to see well at both far and near distances. Pictured is Thurston Ophthalmology staff member Ena Breaux checking the eyes of first-grader Sophie Vining while Julia Sloane observes.
The staff of ophthalmologist Dr.