The Rev. Andrew J. Simms of Lee Chapel A.M.E. Church in Morgan City speaks during the Hearts of Care banquet Saturday about building Morgan City Adult Day Care, an activity center for senior citizens. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

A group of community members hopes to bring a day care facility for senior citizens to Morgan City before the end of 2018.


In January, St. Mary Parish students in various related programs converge on Franklin High School to demonstrate their learning and their achievements. Last weekend's event was the latest in a long tradition of that showcase.

An episode of “NCIS: New Orleans,” that was partly filmed in Morgan City will air at 9 p.m. Tuesday on CBS. The episode is titled “Hell on the High Water.” Guest star Christine Woods and the show’s star, Scott Bakula, who plays Special Agent Dwayne Pride, act in a scene during filming in November 2016 at the International Petroleum Museum & Exposition, also known as the “Mr. Charlie” rig museum, in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

An episode of "NCIS: New Orleans," which was partly filmed in Morgan City, will air at 9 p.m. Tuesday on CBS. The show filmed several scenes of an episode at the International Petroleum Museum & Exposition, also known as the Mr. Charlie rig museum, in November.

Helping for the holidays

St. Mark Lodge No. 25 and the Magnolia Peace Officers of Louisiana collected about 300 pounds of goods for United Way of Acadiana – St. Mary Emergency Aid and delivered it Tuesday. From left are Bro. William Brent, Bro. Frank Smith Jr., WM, Bro. Calvin R. Arrington Jr., all with St. Mark; Marshal David McCoy Jr. and Terrance Moore, Magnolia members; and Emergency Aid Coordinator Patti Ibert.

Officials: Nov. tax collections are good sign

Store Clerk Diana Grace Guarisco browses through sweaters Thursday at Wildflower Boutique on Front Street in Morgan City. November sales tax collections were down slightly in St. Mary Parish compared to November 2015. However, parish leaders say there appears to be an uptick in economic activity because collections are starting to decline less than they have been from month to month. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

St. Mary Parish officials are optimistic, based on November’s sales and use tax collections, that the parish’s economic activity is beginning to increase.



Centerville snaps Vermilion Catholic’s 5 game district winning streak 68-57. Centerville is now 12-5 on the season and 4-2 in 7-1A, while Vermilion Catholic slips to 8-4 overall and 5-1 in 7-1A.


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