No. 14 Morgan City and No. 19 International High School of New Orleans couldn’t decide their Division III first-round playoff game in 80 minutes of regulation. They couldn’t settle the match in two 10-minute overtime periods as well as two five-minute sudden-death periods, either.

Berwick High School coach Craig Brodie walks the sidelines during a 2014 game against Franklin. Brodie announced he would be retiring at the end of the school year. (The Daily Review/Harlan Kirgan)

Berwick Football Coach Craig Brodie announced this week that he is relinquishing his post as head football coach and will retire at the end of the school year. Brodie told The Daily Review he will reach the retirement age of 55 on March 10. “This is my 32nd year,” he said. “I just felt like this was the right time to do it.”
Vanessa Spinella, right, sales manager for Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau accepted the 2015 Sponsor of the Year Award from Tim Gilmore, publicity director of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association.

Berwick High School coach Craig Brodie walks the sidelines during a 2014 game against Franklin. Brodie announced he would be retiring at the end of the school year. (The Daily Review/Harlan Kirgan)

Drinking water safety is top priority, local officials say

Maintenance worker Francis Fromenthal looks on Monday as water goes through the Morgan City Water Treatment Plant’s clarifiers. The clarifiers get rid of mud particles in the water when water comes in from the Atchafalaya River and Intracoastal Waterway. The water is then filtered and treated with chemicals. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drinking water systems are in the spotlight with the recent discovery of lead contamination in the Flint, Michigan, water system, and Tri-City officials say local drinking water goes through rigoro

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No. 14 Morgan City and No. 19 International High School of New Orleans couldn’t decide their Division III first-round playoff game in 80 minutes of regulation.

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Helene Bannert Allen, left, of Morgan City is the Artists Guild Unlimited featured Artist of the Month for February. Her work will be on display at the Everett Street Gallery at 201 Everett St. in Morgan City now through Feb. 27. Gallery hours are Wednesdays to Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. With Allen is Diane T. Martin.
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Helene Bannert Allen of Morgan City is the Artists Guild Unlimited featured Artist of the Month for February.

Obituaries

August 29, 1941 -February 6, 2016
Paul Joseph Giroir, 74, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at his home.

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