Doric Lodge 205 F&AM in Morgan City recently held its First Responder Night recognizing emergency responders who provide outstanding service across the parish. Recognized were Ofc. Billy Chapman, Berwick Police; Master Trooper Scott Verret, Lousiana State Police; BM 1st Class Timothy Dinger, United States Coast Guard; Sgt. Bart Lange, St.

LSU's Vernon Norwood heads down the final straightaway for a national title in the 400-meter dash earlier this month in Eugene, Oregon. Norwood returned to Eugene last week and qualified to represent Team USA at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, in late August. He finished third in the finals Saturday in 44.80 to qualify. He also will participate at the world event as a member of Team USA's 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information).

Just two weeks after being crowned the NCAA’s 400-meter champion to cap his collegiate career, LSU alum Vernon Norwood returned to the same Hayward Field track and punched his ticket to Beijing with Team USA with a bronze-medal-winning performance in the event Saturday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

Triathletes will converge on Lake End Parkway Sunday for the third annual Iron Horse Triathlon. The event, which is expected to feature more than 300 competitors, was sold out this year. Above, bicyclists take off in the second of three events in the event. It also features swimming and running. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

The third annual Iron Horse Triathlon will be held out of Lake End Parkway in Morgan City Sunday morning.

LSU's Vernon Norwood heads down the final straightaway for a national title in the 400-meter dash earlier this month in Eugene, Oregon. Norwood returned to Eugene last week and qualified to represent Team USA at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, in late August. He finished third in the finals Saturday in 44.80 to qualify. He also will participate at the world event as a member of Team USA's 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information).

Triathletes will converge on Lake End Parkway Sunday for the third annual Iron Horse Triathlon. The event, which is expected to feature more than 300 competitors, was sold out this year. Above, bicyclists take off in the second of three events in the event. It also features swimming and running. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Danos: Fabrication facility to bring 500 jobs to Amelia

From left, Danos Fabrication Division Security and Office Services Manager Manager Kent Lirette stands next to Mark Danos, division manager for construction and fabrication, Wednesday inside the company’s main fabrication facility in Amelia.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

An executive for oil field services company, Danos, says the company has long-term plans to employ 500 people at its new fabrication facility on 190 acres of property it began leasing at the end of

VFW members visit veterans’ home

VFW District 3 members, including members of Post 4222 Morgan City, traveled to the Reserve War Veterans’ Home in Reserve Nov. 29. The VFW members made the trip to host a Christmas Party for the 160 residents of the home. Volunteers brought each resident Christmas cards, gift bags and a snack lunch. The district commander presented the home health coordinator with a $500 dollar donation. From left, are Linda Nails, La. State Ladies Auxiliary president; Sherman Whiting, La. District 3 commander and Veterans Home Health coordinator; and Tina Stratton. La. District 3 Ladies Auxiliary president.
(Submitted Photo)

VFW District 3 members, including members of Post 4222 Morgan City, traveled to the Reserve War Veterans’ Home in Reserve Nov. 29.

Morgan City High School choir performs

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard the Morgan City High School choir sing Christmas songs at a recent luncheon where Rotary Club President Carla Prejean, right, presented a check to choir director Beth Dupuy.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard the Morgan City High School choir sing Christmas songs at a recent luncheon where Rotary Club President Carla Prejean, right, presented a check to choir direct

Leadership St. Mary proclamation

Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; met at the Morgan City City Hall on Thursday for the signing of a Leadership St. Mary proclamation. Front row from left, are Grogan, Grizzaffi and Ratcliff. Others present were, from left, Raymond Pisani, Danika Foley, Darlene Castay, Almetra J. Franklin, Almetra Pierce, Jason Bailey, Karla Byron, Kristy Toups, Donna Meyer and Alyse Aucoin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; met at the Morgan City City Hall on Thursday for the signing of a Leadership St.

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Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival King and Queen Mike Patterson and Hailee Thomas attended the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians Mardi Gras Ball in Washington, D.C., in January. Photos are: Thomas at the Louisiana Alive Party, top; she and Patterson at Mystick Krewe of Louisianians’ Dinner and Dance, center; and Thomas being presented at Mystick Mardi Gras Ball.
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Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Queen Hailee Thomas was among the queens that attended the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians Mardi Gras Ball in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21-24.

Obituaries

Gerald J. Landry, 80, of Bernard Avenue, Greeneville, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.
He was a plumber and electrician.

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