The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

A large, experienced senior class will lead the Central Catholic Eagle football team into the 2016 season. The Class 1A school has 12 seniors on its 47-player roster.

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City officials have replaced the ex-housing authority chairman on the board with someone who spent his early years living in Brownell Homes and says he wants to be a voice for those who live in public housing.

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Some 150 feet of bulkhead is being installed at the site of the Port of West St. Mary’s industrial park on the Charenton Navigation and Drainage Canal. Southern Constructors of New Iberia is building the bulkhead as the site moves closer to fruition. A loading pad is to be constructed in the future.

The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Night Out Against Crime

Several people waited in line for the chance to dunk St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Corey Cudd. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office hosted a Night Out Against Crime Tuesday at the Bayou Vista Community Center. The event was open to the public with free food, music, and activities for kids.

J-turns will be interim fix for U.S. 90

The state will start installing J-turns along U.S. 90 in Patterson within the next year to improve safety on the highway. U.S. 90 will eventually be upgraded to become part of I-49. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Within the next year, Tri-City residents should begin to see J-turns installed in the Patterson area to cut down on the number of wrecks along U.S. 90.

City cleanup crew

Community volunteers gathered for the monthly Franklin cleanup Oct. 10. Participants included Meagan Bourque, Ella Hamilton, Tate Bourque, Marguerite Robinson, Dianna Alexander and Didi Battle.

Dredging continues in Berwick Bay

Manson Construction Co. began dredging Berwick Bay Sept. 19 and will finish the project in about a month. The contract dredged about a 3-mile stretch from 20 Grand Point and Tidewater Point to Stouts Pass. Dredging should start in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel Oct. 29 and could last up to 100 days.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Dredging work is ongoing in Berwick Bay and set to begin in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel by the end of October in an effort to keep the area’s waterways deep enough for vessels to navigate.

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Sports

The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

A large, experienced senior class will lead the Central Catholic Eagle football team into the 2016 season.
The Class 1A school has 12 seniors on its 47-player roster.

Lifestyle

By this time of the year, our yards and gardens generally look a little frayed. Heat stress takes its toll on just about everything except the tropicals.

Obituaries

January 9, 1943- August 22, 2016
Dr. Timothy James Haley III, a native of New York and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the age of 73.

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