About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

More than two years after it sank 4.5 feet into the swamp, the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center held its grand opening Wednesday.

The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. In addition to a meal, the event also featured a live and silent auction. Proceeds from the event are sent to the foundation, which then returns 25 percent to local chapters. In recent years, the Atchafalaya chapter has allowed the national foundation to keep their funds. Above, an item is displayed to the crowd during the live auction. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The event, which has grown through the years, is used as a fundraiser for both local initiatives and national work to keep the duck population thriving.
Franklin’s Historic District Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission said farewell to Chief Building Official & Planning and Zoning Director Blake Steiner at Tuesday’s meeting of the city council. Steiner accepted a position with the Rapides Area Planning Commission.

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Atchafalaya chapter of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation held its banquet Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. In addition to a meal, the event also featured a live and silent auction. Proceeds from the event are sent to the foundation, which then returns 25 percent to local chapters. In recent years, the Atchafalaya chapter has allowed the national foundation to keep their funds. Above, an item is displayed to the crowd during the live auction. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

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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The Morgan City High School volleyball team hosted Central Catholic and E.D. White in both varsity and junior varsity round robin play Wednesday, while Morgan City and E.D. White also squared off in freshmen action. Above is action from Central Catholic and Morgan City’s varsity contest. At left, Morgan City’s Jaiveianna Jones hits a ball. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

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