The state Department of Transportation and Development announced plans to repair and preserve the La. 182 bridge over the Berwick Bay. The announcement was made during a visit by legislators and state highway officials to Morgan City on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The La. 182 bridge over Berwick Bay appears to be safe from being demolished after an announcement Tuesday that the state Department of Transportation and Development has plans to preserve and repair the bridge.

A reception was held Monday afternoon for retiring City Prosecutor Sostenes Ruiz III in the Morgan City Court Building. From left are Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Ruiz, R.J. Percle, and City Court Judge Kim Stansbury.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The volume of people coming to City Court has continually increased and laws have become more complicated throughout the 33 years Sostenes Ruiz III has been city prosecutor, he said Friday.

Morgan City High School defeated Donaldsonville High School 3-0 (25-10, 25-21, 25-8) in District 6-III action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will conclude district play today when it travels to face Lutcher. Above, Morgan City’s Brandi Ingram hits the ball over the net, while teammate Alex Thompson looks on. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers knocked off Donaldsonville Monday in straight sets, 25-10, 25-21, 25-8, in District 6-III action. The Lady Tigers had five aces and three blocks in the win.

The state Department of Transportation and Development announced plans to repair and preserve the La. 182 bridge over the Berwick Bay. The announcement was made during a visit by legislators and state highway officials to Morgan City on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A reception was held Monday afternoon for retiring City Prosecutor Sostenes Ruiz III in the Morgan City Court Building. From left are Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Ruiz, R.J. Percle, and City Court Judge Kim Stansbury.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Morgan City High School defeated Donaldsonville High School 3-0 (25-10, 25-21, 25-8) in District 6-III action at home Monday. The Lady Tigers will conclude district play today when it travels to face Lutcher. Above, Morgan City’s Brandi Ingram hits the ball over the net, while teammate Alex Thompson looks on. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

High school ‘rolled’

With Morgan City High School’s homecoming game against South Terrebonne Friday night, the tradition of toilet papering occurred Wednesday. While homes are the typical targets, the school did not escape the tradition this year as it was coated with toilet paper and plastic wrap this morning. Morgan City Police Assistant Chief Mark Griffin Jr. said police are not investigating the rolling of Morgan City High School as it is being treated as a school matter. Police have advised the school’s administration to contact police if they want to pursue criminal action, Griffin said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

With Morgan City High School’s homecoming game against South Terrebonne Friday night, the tradition of toilet papering occurred Wednesday.

Exploring Louisiana’s Jewish heritage

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

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Sports

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles finished their District 6-V season with a perfect mark after defeating West St. John 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-12) Tuesday in Morgan City. The game also served as Senior Night for the Lady Eagles. Above, Central Catholic’s Brittany Longman hits the ball. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles capped a perfect District 6-V season Tuesday with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-12) victory against West St. John on Senior Night.

Lifestyle

Ready, set, go. Just as soon as you have new amaryllis bulbs, pot them up, and in a few months the spectacular, colorful trumpets will unfold.

Obituaries

Lynn Carol Rosson, 67, a resident of Morgan City, passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at Ochsner Medical Center.

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