Max Cordova

Morgan City Police spokesman Capt. James Blair expressed his support of officers’ decisions to arrest two men Sunday during an incident involving a 16-year-old girl at Lake End Park, he said in a statement on a social media site and to the news media.

The Morgan City volleyball varsity and junior varsity volleyball team consists of, seated, from left, Emily Boudreaux, Hannah Gros, Katelyn Gautreaux, Kaitlyn Gros and Brandi Albarado. Kneeling, from left, are Kennedy Hebert, Paige Loftin, Faith Crappell, Abby Reynaud, Twanna LeBeau and Alllie Vincent. Standing, from left, are Cecily Feliciano, Karley Guidry, Brandi Ingram, Jaiveianna Jones, Alexandra Thompson and Dwanna LeBeau. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers will be going through a rebuilding phase this year as the squad must replace five of their six starters from a year ago.

Kara Klahn and Noah Johnson were enjoying the carnival rides on Sunday at the festival.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The weather may have dampened the festival Saturday, but festival goers made up for the day they missed on Sunday, organizers say. “Saturday was a washout. Sunday was awesome. Last night, the park was packed and for most of the day,” Lee Delaune, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival director, said.

Max Cordova

The Morgan City volleyball varsity and junior varsity volleyball team consists of, seated, from left, Emily Boudreaux, Hannah Gros, Katelyn Gautreaux, Kaitlyn Gros and Brandi Albarado. Kneeling, from left, are Kennedy Hebert, Paige Loftin, Faith Crappell, Abby Reynaud, Twanna LeBeau and Alllie Vincent. Standing, from left, are Cecily Feliciano, Karley Guidry, Brandi Ingram, Jaiveianna Jones, Alexandra Thompson and Dwanna LeBeau. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Kara Klahn and Noah Johnson were enjoying the carnival rides on Sunday at the festival.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Flipped 18-wheeler on U.S. 90 blocks traffic 6 hours

A tractor-trailer loaded with hay flipped on its side on the westbound lane of U.S. 90 east of the Hollywood Truck Plaza Sunday morning. The wreck blocked traffic for about six hours, Berwick Police Chief James Richard said.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Berwick Police Chief James Richard )

An 18-wheeler carrying 600 bales of hay flipped on its side on U.S.

Shrimp and Petroleum Festival on target for Labor Day Weekend

Hailee Thomas, of Morgan City, was crowned Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival queen and Michael Patterson, of Berwick, was named king during the festival’s coronation court on Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Patterson is president and CEO of Central Boat Rentals. He graduated from Nicholls State University in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is a board member and past chairman of the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute and St. Mary Golf and Country Club, and a board member of the Lakewood Hospital Foundation and the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. He and his wife, Erin, have two children. Thomas, 19-year-old daughter of Seth and Mary Thomas, of Morgan City, is a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Morgan City. She attends the University of Louisiana at Lafayette majoring in interior design. They will reign over the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival to be held Thursday through Monday in downtown Morgan City.
)Skeet’s Photo Service)

Louisiana’s oldest chartered harvest festival is scheduled to celebrate 79 years of tradition and family fun this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, Thursday to Monday.

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The Patterson defense, right, lines up against Morgan City in the Taco Bell/KFC St. Mary Parish Football Jamboree Friday. Patterson received recognition in the initial Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A poll with five votes. The Lumberjacks were the lone area team to receive recognition. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Patterson Lumberjacks received votes in the first Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A prep football poll for the 2014 season.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Jensen
--Catherine Guidry Photography

Katie Nicole Davis and Tyler Mathew Jensen were united in matrimony June 28 during a 7 p.m. double-ring ceremony at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. The Rev. Jay Baker officiated.

Obituaries

Gerald “Jeppy” Romero

November 18, 1933 — August 29, 2014
Gerald “Jeppy” Romero, a resident of Bayou Vista, earned his heavenly reward on Aug. 29, 2014, at the age of 80.

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