Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, says the major issues for the state and country include coastal erosion, ensuring domestic oil and gas production, fixing Obamacare, and getting U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

An infusion of young talent has the Berwick football program looking forward to big things. The Panthers’ freshman and sophomore classes come in with a winning tradition. When Craig Brodie took over the Berwick program, he reached out to junior high and youth league coaches in the area.

First round of qualifiers

Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 election began this morning and continues through Friday. Local candidates who have signed up thus far include: —Baldwin mayor: Michael “Mike” Lancelin. —Baldwin police chief: David J. Robertson. —District judge, Div. G: Lucretia Pecantte and Curtis Sigur.

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards, a candidate for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District seat, spoke this morning in Morgan City at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce’s first “Rise-N-Shine” business networking event.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The 2014 Berwick High School Panther football team. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First round of qualifiers

Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo donation helps Nicholls petroleum program upgrade computers

From left, Michael Gautreaux, executive director of Nicholls petroleum engineering technology and safety management, and David Zerangue, assistant dean of University College, accept a $10,000 check from Joey Cannata, representing the Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo.
(Submitted Photo)

Thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo, Nicholls State University’s petroleum engineering technology and safety management program will receive much-needed upgrade

Chamber: Two businesses, retiring doctor honored

Dr. Walter Daniels, a family doctor who is retiring next week after 53 years of service, was honored at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon Wednesday. From left are Chamber Vice Chairman Bob Harrison and Daniels.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two businesses, who have been in the parish for 80 years and 50 years each, and a doctor, who is retiring after 53 years, were honored Wednesday at the St.

City levee work OK’d

At Thursday’s St. Mary Levee District meeting, engineer Kevin O’Gorman of T. Baker Smith presents an option to change the alignment of Morgan City levees in order to try to certify the levees for flood protection. At right, St. Mary Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte watches.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Levee district and drainage district boards have offered their support for an option to change the alignment of the Morgan City levees and eventually move the city’s newest pump station to near Lak

Arrests reports

Heaven Daigle

A 21-year-old Morgan City woman, who worked as a caregiver, has been charged with cruelty to the infirmed stemming from an investigation during which detectives discovered suspects refused proper c

Landrieu: Infrastructure investment vital

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-New Orleans, spoke at noon at the Morgan City Port meeting room Thursday. From left are Parish President Paul Naquin, Landrieu, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade and Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Investments in Louisiana’s ports and infrastructure are vital and in a time of tight budgets, Louisiana must fight for an equitable distribution of the federal pie along with a commitment from the

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Katelyn Adams
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Six young women from the Tri-City area will vie for the title of 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen on Aug. 23.

Obituaries

Delores Ann McCracken

Delores Ann McCracken, 68, a native of Cumberland, Ohio, and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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