Upon receiving the National Coach of the Year award, Coach Kenneth Lockett turned his shining moment into a special honor for everyone who has ever touched his life in some special way.

Scott Angelle

Fixing the state budget would be the first priority in office of both Scott Angelle and Jay Dardenne, Republican candidates for Louisiana governor.

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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.

Scott Angelle

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New privacy policy raises concern at schools

Patterson High School’s volleyball team, in white, scrimmages with South Terrebonne recently. New rules governing the release of information about public school students and the St. Mary Parish School Board’s policy now require a signed parental consent form before photos or information about students can be disclosed publicly. This may prevent some athletes from seeing their pictures in the newspaper, and it may make scholarships and financial aid tougher to obtain in other cases.
The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

Federal and state authorities have moved to protect potentially sensitive information about public school students.

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.



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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.


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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