The Morgan City Recreation Department kicked off its flag football season Monday at Norman Park in Morgan City. Unlike in the past, this year the football season will not include tackle football because of a lack of signups, Morgan City Youth Recreation Director Seth Thomas said. Games will be played Monday and Tuesday each week. Three games will be held each night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with games following at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. At left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi kicks off to begin the season prior to an exhibition game between the Steelers and the Cowboys. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, above, serves at the AARP’s monthly dinner and bingo night held at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. Sheriff’s Office personnel visited with AARP members and after the bingo game assisted in serving a meal of fried shrimp. Sheriff Hebert was a co-sponsor of the event.

Patterson picked up its first win of the season Friday with a 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. The win also was the first of new coach Chad Blanchard’s head coaching career. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones runs with the football, while teammate Nehemiah Augustus follows. Jones led the Lumberjacks’ receivers and also had two touchdowns in the win. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Patterson Lumberjacks got their first win of the season with an emphatic 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Friday. The win also was the initial one for first-year Patterson head coach Chad Blanchard. In the win, Tristen Ausama and Mykel Jones put up big numbers to lead Patterson’s offense.

The Morgan City Recreation Department kicked off its flag football season Monday at Norman Park in Morgan City. Unlike in the past, this year the football season will not include tackle football because of a lack of signups, Morgan City Youth Recreation Director Seth Thomas said. Games will be played Monday and Tuesday each week. Three games will be held each night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with games following at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. At left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi kicks off to begin the season prior to an exhibition game between the Steelers and the Cowboys. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson picked up its first win of the season Friday with a 41-20 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. The win also was the first of new coach Chad Blanchard’s head coaching career. Above, Patterson’s Mykel Jones runs with the football, while teammate Nehemiah Augustus follows. Jones led the Lumberjacks’ receivers and also had two touchdowns in the win. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Council approves agreement for more auditorium parking spaces

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi speaks during Tuesday’s council meeting. The mayor presented his annual budget message at the meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

About 150 additional parking spaces are set to be added to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium grounds after the City Council approved an agreement with the Port of Morgan City Tuesday relating to

Just in time for fall: Some Basin campers may win a cap

The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources is offering “I Went Wild” caps to campers who send in a photo of their visit to primitive campsites in the Atchafalaya Basin.
(Submitted Photo courtesy La. Department of Natural Resources)

Thirty primitive camping sites await visitors to the Atchafalaya Basin and for some campers who tell about their experience, the trip may literally have a cap on it.

Swiftships awarded $18M Navy contract

Two 35-meter patrol vessels are pictured in dry dock about a month ago in Iraq for repairs by Swiftships.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Swiftships)

The Pentagon says two Louisiana companies have Navy contracts worth a total of $26.8 million, including an $18 million contract for Swiftships to maintain and support Iraqi vessels, according to an

Tolls possible to complete I-49 South

Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A state-funded feasibility study finds tolls starting at 18 cents a mile could pay from one-quarter to one-half of the more than $3 billion price tag to complete I-49 South from Lafayette to New Or

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