Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A state-funded feasibility study finds tolls starting at 18 cents a mile could pay from one-quarter to one-half of the more than $3 billion price tag to complete I-49 South from Lafayette to New Orleans, but the state senator leading the charge says it was “not a very well thought-out study.”

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Isidore Newman and Westlake were crowned Green and White Division tournament champions, respectively, Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Newman defeated Hahnville 2-0 (25-18, 25-14) in the Green championship, while Westlake topped Central Lafourche 2-1 (22-25, 25-7, 15-11) in the White title match.

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers released its recommendations Monday during a conference on water issues in Philadelphia.

Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Musician finds Cuban ties to Cajun music

Michael Doucet performs at Festival International in Lafayette in April.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

LAFAYETTE (AP) — Michael Doucet of the two-time Grammy-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil was sitting in a colonial hotel room overlooking a square in Cuba when he heard music with a very familiar old-t

Arrests reports

Eder Calles

A 33-year-old Mexican man was jailed Saturday after being accused of aggravated flight from a sheriff’s deputy in Amelia, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Fallen Warriors Memorial

Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Site work started last week on the Fallen Warriors Memorial, and project organizers say they have reached about 90 percent of their fundraising goal to construct the memorial.

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Paul Cheramie, of Morgan City, won The Daily Review football contest and $40.
Second place and $20 was won by Donald Lajaunie, of Morgan City.

Lifestyle

--Submitted photos

Sponsors are being recognized for the Junior Auxiliary of East St. Mary Hats and High Rollers Casino Night on Nov. 1 at Nico Bella in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Lee A. Delaune

October 22, 1951 — September 20, 2014
Lee A. Delaune, 62, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at his home.

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