Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drainage district officials have come up with a permanent solution to fix problems in Morgan City’s Lakeside Subdivision, but the board chairman says the district isn’t authorized to do the work required.
Chitimacha Police Chief Hal Hutchinson reported the following arrests: Kevin Daigle II, 29, of Arnaudville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft and released on a summons.
Former St. Mary Parish Sheriff David Naquin was on hand at the weekly meeting of the Franklin Rotary Club Tuesday to deliver an informative presentation as well as a message for the audience…if criminals leave behind fingerprints, law enforcement has a distinct advantage in identifying them and bringing them to justice.

Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Learning about fire safety

The Morgan City Fire Department went to Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian School, above, this morning for National Fire Prevention Week in Morgan City. Capt. Jesse Ratcliff spoke to the Pre-K students on fire safety and prevention and Capt. Chad Landry dressed as a firefighter to show the children what a firefighter looks like. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City Fire Department went to Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian School, above, this morning for National Fire Prevention Week in Morgan City. Capt. Jesse Ratcliff spoke to the Pre-K students on fire safety and prevention and Capt. Chad Landry dressed as a firefighter to show the children what a firefighter looks like. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Driver injured when car overturns

At about 7:45 a.m. today, a car attempting to cross Brashear Avenue in Morgan City ran into a stop sign and hit a guardrail causing the vehicle to flip and land on Fourth Street across from the doughnut shop, Morgan City Police Capt. Betty Augman said. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

At about 7:45 a.m. today, a car attempting to cross Brashear Avenue in Morgan City ran into a stop sign and hit a guardrail causing the vehicle to flip and land on Fourth Street across from the doughnut shop, Morgan City Police Capt. Betty Augman said. The driver was the car’s lone occupant and was transported to Teche Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries, Augman said. The crash is still under investigation, she said.

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