Cajun Classique, a five-day wooden boat cruise down Bayou Teche, began in Breaux Bridge and finished up at Oaklawn Manor in Franklin last weekend. This is the second cruise to Franklin and was intended to end at the Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show but the show was canceled due to the weather.

Five years ago today, an explosion and fire aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore energy platform killed 11 workers. Submitted photo.

As communities all along the Gulf Coast reflect on the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and BP oil spill, St. Mary Parish leaders recalled how fortunate the parish was compared to surrounding areas in the aftermath of the spill.
“I’m glad this weekend’s over!” was how Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival organizer Edgar Dugas III summed up the 12th annual event.

Five years ago today, an explosion and fire aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore energy platform killed 11 workers. Submitted photo.

Campaign will raise money to restore Morgan City's second-oldest hosue

Deborah Price stands in front of the Gathright House on Myrtle Street in October 2014. Price helped organize efforts to save and restore the building.
The house’s origins have been traced to at least 1855. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

A Morgan City nonprofit organization is kicking off a fundraising campaign to restore the city’s second-oldest house and to turn it into a museum, which organizers hope to start renovations on this

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Sports

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram will be headed to Grambling State on a softball scholarship.
She also will walk on to the volleyball team.

Lifestyle

Alyssa Galler and Christopher Avet
--Whimsyclo Photojournalism

Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Galler III of Morgan City wish to announcement the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Kay Galler, to Christopher Anthony Avet, son of Mr.

Obituaries

Harrel L. Wilson Sr., a native of Oakdale and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at Teche Regional Medical Center. He was 80 years of age.

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