Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City officials have replaced the ex-housing authority chairman on the board with someone who spent his early years living in Brownell Homes and says he wants to be a voice for those who live in public housing.

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Some 150 feet of bulkhead is being installed at the site of the Port of West St. Mary’s industrial park on the Charenton Navigation and Drainage Canal. Southern Constructors of New Iberia is building the bulkhead as the site moves closer to fruition. A loading pad is to be constructed in the future.

The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too. Morgan City coach Christy Theriot has eight seniors, no juniors, seven sophomores and five freshmen this year.

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Wheel House for Aug. 17

20th pastoral anniversary celebration at New Life Tabernacle, 811 Roderick St., Morgan City, Saturday, Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker the Rev. Kevin Cox, district superintendent UPCI. For more info, 394-3261.

Ham radio will be part of Lighthouse event in Berwick

Town officials in Berwick on Tuesday made Aug. 20 into Ham Radio Day as part of Lighthouse Weekend. On hand were, seated from left: Police Chief James Richard; Mayor Louis Ratcliff; Council Member Jacki Ackel; Gwen Cain, Coral Marine, sponsor; and Homeland Security Director and Berwick Council Member Duval Arthur. Standing: Coast Guard Officer Michael Montanese; Shannon Hubbard, Berwick Town Market leader; and Coast Guard Officers Brandon Graham, Josh Riedel and Matt Callegari. Not pictured are Jackie, Frank and Deborah Price of the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Club, and Whitney Rogers, owner of The Big Chill.

Staff Report
The big red lighthouse in Berwick will be featured around the world Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Everett S. Berry Lighthouse Park in Berwick from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..

Police Reports 8-17-16

Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported the following arrests:
Randranique Williams, 24, of Martin Luther King Boulevard, Franklin, was arrested Tuesday at 6:31 p.m. and charged on a warrant for the charge of criminal trespassing. Williams was booked, processed and released on a $500 bond.

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The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too.

Lifestyle

The following are the radio dispatch logs from the Morgan City Police Department. To report unlawful or suspicious activity, call the police department at 985-380-4605.

Monday, Aug. 22

Obituaries

January 9, 1943- August 22, 2016
Dr. Timothy James Haley III, a native of New York and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the age of 73.

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