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Special teams are the biggest concern for Tri-City area coaches in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick will host Covenant Christian in the opening game at 6 p.m., while Morgan City will face Patterson in the nightcap at 8 p.m.

Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Baby Bear Head Start officially opened its door for students today after some last-minute repairs to the air conditioning unit. Excited and uneasy parents watched their children begin their academic journey. A few children cried, but the majority played cordially with their classmates.

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Detectives are seeking information on a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in the area of Saturn Road in Bayou Vista, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

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Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Fallen Warriors Memorial to get more bricks honoring veterans

Morgan City workers are expanding the walkway leading to the Fallen Warriors Memorial to make room for 250 more bricks honoring veterans, which organizers plan to install prior to Veterans Day.

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Organizers of the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City, which was unveiled on Veterans Day 2014, encourage anyone who wants to purchase a brick honoring a veteran to get their orders in by the S

UPDATED: Woman in critical yet stable condition after Bayou Vista shooting; detectives looking for shooter

As of about 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were responding to a shooting on Saturn Road in Bayou Vista. One victim was shot, Sheriff's Office Spokeswoman Traci Landry said. No other information was yet available, Landry said. Pictured are first responders to the scene of the shooting. (Submitted)

As of Wednesday afternoon, a 47-year-old woman was in critical yet stable condition after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds when an unidentified suspect shot her at a Bayou Vista home Wednesday mo

Franklin summer programs receive heavy participation

Franklin’s mayor and council acknowledged Franklin Senior High School’s Kenneth Lockett, who was awarded the Ford Neighborhood Award for Best High School Coach of the Year for 2015, a national award. Mayor Raymond Harris, right, presented the key to the city to Lockett, and the council passed a resolution acknowledging his contributions to the community.

Franklin’s summer arts and dance program and summer recreation programs exceeded staff expectations this year.

Machine tool classes start Wednesday at Young Memorial

Members of the public tour the machine shop facility at South Central Louisiana Technical College’s Young Memorial Campus on Monday in Morgan City. A new machine tool course will start Wednesday at Young Memorial. Touring the facility, from left, are Matthew Tycer, machinist at E.J. Fields Machine Shop in Morgan City; Scott Tudury, owner of Apex CNC in Bayou Vista; and David Hanagriff, owner of Hanagriff’s Machine Shop in Centerville.
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An idea hatched nearly five years ago in a St.

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Special teams are the biggest concern for Tri-City area coaches in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium.

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Artists Guild Unlimited’s annual Labor Day Show and Sale will be held Sept. 2-24 at the AGU Everett Street Gallery in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Eric Swanson

April 17, 1978 — August 25, 2015
Eric Swanson, a native of Dallas and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at his residence at the age of 37.

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