Chitimacha Tribe’s inaugural Pow Wow was held Saturday in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. Visitors packed the bleachers to watch indigenous tribal dancers and drummers. There were also Native American crafts vendors, foods such as fry bread and Indian tacos and much more. Organizers called the event a great success.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its use is on the rise in the Tri-City area.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

Legislators: Emergency center construction to be funded

The 360-foot ship Oslo Bulk 9 being leased by PMI Nutrition International was docked at the Port of Morgan City this morning. The ship is importing salt and exporting feed ingredients from the port. The vessel first came to Morgan City in August and has made seven trips to the city so far, Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said. The photo is from the Mr. Charlie rig.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Area state legislators are optimistic that construction work on the Port of Morgan City’s Government Emergency Operations Center will be fully funded by Thursday, they said Monday.

Health fair at Teche Regional Medical Center

Belinda Wilper and Sean Perera were taking Christel Hicks’ blood pressure during the Teche Regional Health Fair and Screening on Friday at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Belinda Wilper and Sean Perera were taking Christel Hicks’ blood pressure during the Teche Regional Health Fair and Screening on Friday at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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THIBODAUX _ The Franklin Senior High School Hornets suffered a 48-6 District 9-3A loss to the E. D. White Cardinals here Friday in Thibodaux.

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Roxanne Brown, left, Louisiana coordinator for Quilts of Valor, recently gave a lecture to the Bayou Belle Quilters Association.

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