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

Police point to festival parking rules

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival sponsor Earl King Jr. pulls the names of four winners for the Best Seats in the House contest Tuesday at the festival office. Festival assistant Ella Lee Darce holds the entries. The winners are Bobby Shaff of Berwick (Friday); Dominica Downs of Morgan City (Saturday); Beth Wilson of Berwick (Sunday); and Juanita Lagard of Morgan City (Monday). (The Daily Revew/Shea Drake)

Morgan City and Berwick Police chiefs are prepared to make sure Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival attendees have a safe and fun time during Labor Day weekend.

Donations, volunteers still needed for flood relief

U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City members Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Jonathan Scott, left, and Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Joseph Laplante remove drywall from a home in Lafayette recently while cleaning up homes. (Submitted)

There are still plenty of opportunities for people in the Tri-City area to help flood victims in Baton Rouge and Lafayette who lost everything.

Terrebonne K-9s train at Mr. Charlie

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies and K-9 units recently boarded the Mr. Charlie rig museum in Morgan City for a training experience on the water. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office assists Terrebonne in K-9 training. From left, are K-9 Cane and Max Verret, Terrebonne; K-9 Ego and Shane Schwausch, Terrebonne; K-9 Dozer and Joe Crappel, Terrebonne; K-9 Buddy and Chris Crappell, St. Mary; K-9 Ilka and Seth Boudreaux, Terrebonne; K-9 Caron and Damian Rivero, Terrebonne.

Earlier this month, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies boarded the Mr. Charlie rig museum in Morgan City for a training experience on the water.

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Sports

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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