St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, center at the podium, congratulates the team and the coaching staff of the Central Catholic High School Eagles after they won the 2016 Class 1A State Baseball Championship.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.
Doves fly through the air at the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in St. Mary Parish located just off Highway U.S. 90 in Franklin that will try to ensure the safety of children in domestic situations.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

(UPDATED) Injured student wins MCHS Principal's Award in hospital bed

Morgan City High students get their diplomas Friday in a commencement ceremony at Municipal Auditorium.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Principal Mickey Fabre repeated the phrase often during Friday’s Morgan City High graduation at the Municipal Auditorium: “I believe in miracles.”
Then Fabre produced a miracle.

Bayou Chene barge to be removed soon

Michael Tamporello of Morgan City speaks at the St. Mary Levee District Commission meeting Thursday asking when the district plans to remove the temporary flood protection structure on Bayou Chene. Officials said the structure will be removed within three months. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

St. Mary Levee District officials expect to remove the barge blocking Bayou Chene in Amelia within three months, they said at Thursday’s levee district commission meeting.

(Updated) New power plant unveiled; will provide stable long-term power rates

Louisiana Energy and Power Authority General Manager Cordell Grand speaks during Friday's dedication of LEPA's new power plant in Morgan City. The plant is the first power plant built in south Louisiana in 40 years. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The newly completed Louisiana Energy and Power Authority power plant in Morgan City will help stabilize long-term power rates for member communities by reducing their reliance on less efficient pow

Serving vets for half a century: VFW Post 4222 will mark 50 years

The VFW Post 4222 Auxiliary members, from left, Fay Rutledge and Claudia Boudreaux, set up and decorate tables for the 50th anniversary celebration dinner and meeting held today in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4222 is recognizing three of its charter members during their 50th anniversary celebration dinner and meeting at 6:30 p.m. It is only open to members.

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