A Business After Hours party to kick off the Black Bear Festival was held Thursday at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin. The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce event included musical entertainment by Rick Lorenzo and many local food vendors. The festival kicks off tonight at 6 and continues through Sunday.
About 50 trees along the northern border of Franklin Senior High School are set to be cut down by a natural gas pipeline company.

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram will be headed to Grambling State on a softball scholarship. She also will walk on to the volleyball team.

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Bayou BBQ Bash kicks off Thursday; competition Saturday

A proclamation supporting the Bayou BBQ Bash was signed Tuesday at Patterson City Hall. First row, from left, Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; and Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor. Second row, from left, Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce vice chairman; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; Lisa Patterson, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce marketing director; and Mata Tellman and Don Tellman, founders of the Bayou BBQ Bash.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The third annual Bayou BBQ Bash will kick off Thursday with “Meet the Cooks” at the Hampton Inn followed by festivities under the U.S.

Morgan City police help fundraiser

Capt. James Blair of the Morgan City Police Department was sitting suspended over water while Sgt. John Schaff took aim for the dunking target on Friday. A dunking machine was set up at East Gate BBQ restaurant in Morgan City for Dunk the Police fundraiser. All proceeds raised are to be donated to the Louisiana Chapter for Multiple Sclerosis.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Capt. James Blair of the Morgan City Police Department was sitting suspended over water while Sgt. John Schaff took aim for the dunking target on Friday.

Port to receive site work bids Aug. 12 for emergency center

From left, former Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District Commissioner Greg Aucoin swears in new Commissioner Gary Duhon at Monday’s port commission meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Bids to begin site work at the Port of Morgan City’s $9.5 million Government Emergency Operations Center are set to be received by Aug. 12, Project Manager Walt Adams said.

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Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram will be headed to Grambling State on a softball scholarship.
She also will walk on to the volleyball team.

Lifestyle

Chef Brian Blanchard organized the 26th annual Central Catholic High School Alumni Association’s Chef’s Dinner.
--Submitted photo

The Central Catholic High School Alumni Association’s 26th annual Chef’s Dinner, a Gold Medal Evening, was held April 12 at NicoBella in Morgan City.

Obituaries

March 14, 1937-April 2, 2015
Melvin Lynn Evans Jr. was a native of Louisiana. He was born in Evangeline Parish on March 14, 1937.

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