Danny Ray Reding,

A Bayou L’Ourse father shot his dog, fired a shot at his friend and took his 5-year-old daughter hostage at gunpoint Friday.

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

The Patterson Lumberjacks won the Lumberjack Invitational over the weekend after beating Thibodaux in the championship game.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Danny Ray Reding,

Morgan City defeated St. Martinville, 37-34, Friday in the Lumberjack Invitational. Pictured, Morgan City’s Brady Fryou goes up for the jump ball against St. Martinville. (The Daily Review/Photos by Diane Miller Fears)

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Spill in downtown Morgan City

First responders received a report around 9:30 a.m. today of a garbage truck leaking hydraulic fluid after a hydraulic line on the truck apparently broke on Front Street in Morgan City, Substitute Fire Chief Mark Stephens said. As of about 10:45 a.m. today, responders were finishing cleanup on Front Street between Greenwood and Freret streets, Stephens said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

First responders received a report around 9:30 a.m.

“Secret Santa”

A “Secret Santa” donated bicycles, toys and other gifts to the Robertsons, a local family that lost their home in a recent fire. The “Secret Santa” dropped off the gifts to St.

New power plant boiler in Morgan City

Workers moved a boiler that will be used at the Louisiana Energy and Power Authority’s new power plant on Youngs Road this morning. The boiler is one of four the plant will use. The boilers arrived by jumbo rail car Dec. 9 at the Port of Morgan City, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said today. Each boiler weighs about 300,000 pounds, is more than 50 feet long and about 10 to 12 feet wide, Wade said. Two of the boilers were installed Thursday and, as of this morning, one more boiler was left to be transported to the site, he said. Each boiler was transported by a carriage operated with a remote control, Wade said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Workers moved a boiler that will be used at the Louisiana Energy and Power Authority’s new power plant on Youngs Road this morning. The boiler is one of four the plant will use.

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Sylvania Verret celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 21. Family and friends gathered Dec. 18 for a special birthday party at Morgan City Health Care Center to celebrate prior to her big day.

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