Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

Photos and story by COLIN MURPHEY If Rodney Olander had set out last week to fish for blue crab, it might have been a decent catch. But he was fishing for shrimp.
Shortly before the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners meeting commenced on Thursday, board Chairman Eugene Foulcard announced to those in attendance that he had been handed a letter on behalf of the FFH medical staff.

Cleco Corp and David H. Stiel, Jr. Insurance Agency were honored for years in business by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce at Wednesday's luncheon held at the Forest Restaurant. With board chairman Bob Harrison are, at left, Jude Hebert representing Cleco, and at right, Hal and Donelson Stiel representing the David H. Stiel, Jr. Agency.

Rodney Olander pilots the Big Rod

$9,000 Oilfield Fishing Rodeo gift supports Well Control Simulation Lab

The Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo recently donated $9,000 to the Nicholls State Department of Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management for the Well Control Simulation Lab. Shown from left are Neal Weaver, Nicholls vice president of university advancement; Loreta Dupre, events coordinator for the fishing rodeo; Joey Cannata, operations manager at Tanks-A-Lot; Bruce Murphy, Nicholls president; Mike Gautreaux, executive director of the department; and John Doucet, Nicholls dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo has donated $9,000 to Nicholls State University’s Department of Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management, which will use the contribution to pur

Festival ends its 2016 run

Joshua Henson, 5, left, and Jordan Henson, 3, ride a motorcycle at the carnival Monday at the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The rain fell hard, and the local economy is in a slump. But people managed to have a good time at the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival over the Labor Day weekend.

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Lloyd Burchfield, left, and Ludness "Lud" Henry were inducted into Berwick's Hall of Fame.

Berwick High School inducted two longtime coaches, Lloyd Burchfield and Ludness “Lud” Henry, into the school’s inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame before Friday’s homecoming game.

Obituaries

Bennie Earl Hunter, 61, a resident of Morgan City and native of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, at his residence.

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