Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

A plan is now in place to begin work to certify the city’s backwater levees for flood protection with construction expected to be completed on a portion of the project by the end of 2015, according to officials.
Franklin’s Art Walk was Saturday downtown as various businesses hosted artists and authors during the afternoon event. Some of the participants, business sponsors and visitors were, from top, Main St.

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat on Brashear Avenue has a fresh coat of paint just in a time for the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, thanks to Boy Scout Jack Autrey, his fellow scouts and family.

Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

Council condemns house

The Central Catholic Lady Eagles basketball team was recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in Morgan City. From left, head coach Jamarr Garrett, Meo Knight, Gee Garrett, Hanna McCue, Anastasia Johnson, Taylor Picou, Randi Brown, Emma Aucoin, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Mary-Beth Blanchard, Hallie Autin, Megan Landry, Rebecca David and Assistant Coach Joe Jones. On the back row, from left, are city councilmen Louis Tamporello, James Fontenot, Ron Bias, Barry Dufrene and Tim Hymel.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The City Council approved giving 61 days for the owners of an abandoned residence to make specific repairs, or the city will take action to demolish the house, which has been in disrepair for about

Fishermen fear Basin closing

Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper director, right, said a way of life is being threatened as crawfishermen are being denied access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin during a meeting Tuesday at the fire station in Belle River. Attorney Joseph “Buzzy” Joy, left, has represented several crawfishermen cited for trespassing in the basin. Mike Bienvenu, center, president of Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association – West, said the attorneys are willing to walk through fire for crawfishermen to keep navigable waterways open.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

About 200 people, mostly crawfishermen, assembled to discuss how to fight back as they say their livelihoods are threatened in the Atchafalaya Basin.

Morgan City water line work

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas Supervisor Kawika Kaai watches. City workers were doing the initial setup for a private contractor to tie the 16-inch main water line into a 6-inch water line, Kaai said. That tie-in will increase water flow to certain sections of the city, he said. City workers have been changing out water valves throughout the city to help with water flow and chlorine levels, he said.
(The Daily Review/Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

From left, city workers Henry Fraijo and Robert Gould work on the 16-inch water line this morning at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Grizzaffi Street while Morgan City Water, Sewer and Gas

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The 2014 Patterson High School volleyball team includes, seated from left, Hailey Sehon, Nyria Robinson, Tye Williams, Jazmin Evans, Jasmine Roberson, Makayla Ruiz and Gaylen Grogan. Kneeling, from left, are Lacy Declouet, Morgan Jones, Tamia Washington, Nia Broussard, Erykah Singleton,
Kiria Grady, Maya Madise and Destiny Dugar. Standing, from left, are Tapanga Haven, Madison Paul, Ashlynn Rock, Desiree Jones, Casie Boudreaux, Arian Grogan, Kaitlynn Spradling, Nyla Grady, Madison Goolsby, Emmeli Smith, Shea
Fontenot and Coach Chasity Fontenot. Not pictured are Coach Adrian Haven, Irinesha Kinchen, Brianna Gray and Celeste Stevenson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

The Patterson Lumberjills volleyball team will be entering their third season under head coach Chasity Fontenot armed with many returning players from a year ago.

Lifestyle

Court Massabielle 1134 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas celebrated its 85th anniversary with an awards banquet. Recognized for perfect attendance were, seated from left, Betsy Grizzaffi, 11 years; Marion Jones, 26 years; and Betty Rulf, 16 years. Standing from left are Carolyn Watson, 5 years, and Veronica Governale, 3 years. Also recognized was Pat Jenson for 25 years of service to Court Massabielle.
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