The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

The manager of the state cultural district program will be in Morgan City Wednesday to explain the benefits of the city’s new cultural district, according to a news release.
Chitimacha Tribe’s inaugural Pow Wow was held Saturday in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. Visitors packed the bleachers to watch indigenous tribal dancers and drummers. There were also Native American crafts vendors, foods such as fry bread and Indian tacos and much more. Organizers called the event a great success.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its use is on the rise in the Tri-City area.

The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

Legislators: Emergency center construction to be funded

The 360-foot ship Oslo Bulk 9 being leased by PMI Nutrition International was docked at the Port of Morgan City this morning. The ship is importing salt and exporting feed ingredients from the port. The vessel first came to Morgan City in August and has made seven trips to the city so far, Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said. The photo is from the Mr. Charlie rig.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Area state legislators are optimistic that construction work on the Port of Morgan City’s Government Emergency Operations Center will be fully funded by Thursday, they said Monday.

Health fair at Teche Regional Medical Center

Belinda Wilper and Sean Perera were taking Christel Hicks’ blood pressure during the Teche Regional Health Fair and Screening on Friday at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Belinda Wilper and Sean Perera were taking Christel Hicks’ blood pressure during the Teche Regional Health Fair and Screening on Friday at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

Evening of Art for Education

An Evening of Art for Education featuring dinner and a live auction will be held by Holy Cross Elementary at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Whitney/Hancock Bank has purchased the first table for the event. Holy Cross grandparents Diane Irwin and Jan LaRocca along with Whitney employee Dean Listi Jr. are shown. The auction will feature a signed and framed George Rodrigue print titled “The Three Amigos” that is only available for sale through non-profit organizations; personalized one-of-a-kind class projects by each class, grades Pre-K3 through 6; and art masterpieces painted by each grade, Pre-K4 through 6. Also featured will be a wine pull and mystery magnums. Tickets are $50 per person or $500 per table.
(Submitted Photo)

An Evening of Art for Education featuring dinner and a live auction will be held by Holy Cross Elementary at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Ascension Episcopal 28-21 in District 7-1A action. The Eagles utilized both Stefano Guarisco and Tyler O’con in place of injured quarterback Blake Byrne. Guarisco rushed for 244 yards and three scores and passed for 37 more yards, while O’con passed for 62 yards. Above, O’con hands off to Guarisco. (The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Guarisco, freshman QB propels Eagles to 28-21 win

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
(Submitted Photo)

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Dane C. Walker

Funeral services were held today, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grosse Tete for Dane C. Walker, 55, who died at 10:15 a.m.

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