Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

A plan is now in place to begin work to certify the city’s backwater levees for flood protection with construction expected to be completed on a portion of the project by the end of 2015, according to officials.
Franklin’s Art Walk was Saturday downtown as various businesses hosted artists and authors during the afternoon event. Some of the participants, business sponsors and visitors were, from top, Main St.

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat on Brashear Avenue has a fresh coat of paint just in a time for the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, thanks to Boy Scout Jack Autrey, his fellow scouts and family.

Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

Vitter says he’ll have greater impact as governor

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Metairie, spoke Wednesday at the St. Mary Industrial Group’s monthly meeting at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo By Crystal Thielepape)

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-Metairie, who plans to run for governor in 2015, said Wednesday he believes he can have a much greater positive impact in that capacity than in the Senate.

Cajun Coast celebrates grand opening

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.

Appreciation award

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 m

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Mitchell Mancuso, an eighth-grade student at Central Catholic High School in Morgan City, was honored recently by being selected to the USSSA All-State Majors baseball team. The top players from each age group throughout Louisiana were honored at the USSSA All-State Games where they competed and showcased their skills in all areas of play. Mancuso has played in
USSSA travel ball since age 9 under the guidance of area coaches such as Lud Henry, Gayle Robinson, Tim Hymel and James Solet. Mancuso traveled throughout the southern United States to represent his team and the area. Mancuso will be continuing his baseball career at Central Catholic High School. He also plays football and competes in track at Central Catholic. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Michael Mancuso)

Lifestyle

Court Massabielle 1134 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas celebrated its 85th anniversary with an awards banquet. Recognized for perfect attendance were, seated from left, Betsy Grizzaffi, 11 years; Marion Jones, 26 years; and Betty Rulf, 16 years. Standing from left are Carolyn Watson, 5 years, and Veronica Governale, 3 years. Also recognized was Pat Jenson for 25 years of service to Court Massabielle.
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