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 St. Mary Parish Council gathered for their second meeting of the month yesterday and aside from congratulating local athletes and meeting a new candidate for the District 3 Congressional Seat, most of the work was in regards to rezoning measures.

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)

Wind knocks down some trees, lines

Morgan City police and firefighters and utility crews were called out late Tuesday morning when strong wind blew down a utility pole at Railroad and Grizzaffi streets in Morgan City. The downed lines were a small taste of what was expected, but the region escaped with only minor storm damage.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Wind damage caused some tree limbs to fall resulting in power outages Tuesday in the Tri-City area, but no major damage was reported as a result of the storms, area officials said.

Nonsmoking venues are catching on

Bartender Macee Guarisco looks on as customers, from left, Travis Fugate, Russell Murray, and David Eisenhour celebrate Fugate’s birthday Tuesday at The Drink House on Railroad Avenue.

The Daily Review/Shea Drake

Tri-City area smokers and nonsmokers alike enjoy the benefits of smoke-free bars in Morgan City’s downtown area after work and on the weekend.

LaGrange, former local port director, receives NTIL award

Gary LaGrange, right, president and chief executive officer, of the Port of New Orleans, accepts the 2015 McCullough Award from Bruce Carlton, left, president and chief executive officer of the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL).

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange received the 2015 McCullough Award at the National Industrial Transportation League’s 108th annual meeting, which is being held in New Orleans fo

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