Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Skipper’s Sporting Goods run-ruled TrimCo Millwork and Supply, 12-2, in six innings in opening day Swampland baseball action Monday at Patterson. While the game was tied at 2 through four innings, Skipper’s Sporting Goods (Morgan City) erupted for nine runs in the top of the fifth and added another in the top of the sixth.

Wreaths were placed Monday at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City to honor soldiers who died in service to the country. From left, Fallen Warriors Memorial Co-Chairman Marc Distefano and Louisiana Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin stand by a wreath bearing the name of Marine Corps Pvt. Donald Ray Anthony Roberton of Patterson. Roberton’s name recently became the 68th name to be added to the memorial, which honors Tri-City area soldiers who were killed in wars. Roberton was killed during World War II by Japanese troops after attempting to rescue American soldiers on Makin Island in the Pacific. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Tri-City community paid tribute Monday to all soldiers who died serving their country, including an almost-forgotten hero from Patterson executed during World War II after attempting to rescue fellow soldiers.
Six-year-old Cooper Samuel-Louis Jones often takes walks through the Franklin Cemetery with his grandparents, Rep. Sam Jones and his wife Toni, and his aunt Allison Jones. Allison took this photo of Cooper as he knelt to pray at the grave of a soldier.

Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Wreaths were placed Monday at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City to honor soldiers who died in service to the country. From left, Fallen Warriors Memorial Co-Chairman Marc Distefano and Louisiana Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin stand by a wreath bearing the name of Marine Corps Pvt. Donald Ray Anthony Roberton of Patterson. Roberton’s name recently became the 68th name to be added to the memorial, which honors Tri-City area soldiers who were killed in wars. Roberton was killed during World War II by Japanese troops after attempting to rescue American soldiers on Makin Island in the Pacific. (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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Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Skipper’s Sporting Goods run-ruled TrimCo Millwork and Supply, 12-2, in six innings in opening day Swampland baseball action Monday at Patterson.

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Larry and Nedra Giroir
--Submitted Photo

Larry and Nedra Giroir of Morgan City celebrated their 50th anniversary May 21 with a family gathering at Shoney’s in Morgan City. They were married May 22, 1966, in Berwick.

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