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.

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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.

Cleco donation

Cabot Corporation recently donated $1,000 to the Toys for Tots program. Throughout the years, current and former Cabot employees have been a major contributor to the Toys for Tots program by donating toys through the company’s annual collection drive. Community outreach has been essential to Cabot throughout its history, ensuring that it makes a positive and lasting difference in its communities while being a responsible corporate citizen and good neighbor. Pictured are Richard LaCoste III, Marine Corps League; Bill Goessl, Marine Corps League, St. Mary Detachment, Toys for Tots Coordinator; Mark Suellentrop, Facility General Manager, Cabot Corporation; and Horace A. Pete Jr., Marine Corps League.

Baldwin lighting contest

Judges for the Baldwin Christmas Light Judging contest held Dec. 9 were, at left, Della Carson Bellard, Claudette Bourgeois, Alfreida Edwards, Mary Ann Buteaux and Karent Mathews. At right are members of the Baldwin Beautification Committee. The winners were:
Zones 1, 2 and 4
1st Place: Ethel Mae Jones, 313 Rod Lane
2nd Place: Elder Donald and Donna Lanceslin, 903 Martin Luther King St.
3rd Place: LaShonda Robertson, 311 Rod Lane
Zones 3, 5 and 6
1st Place: David and Cindy Mire, 302 Cypress St.
2nd Place: Josh and Vickie Williams, 100 Oakleaf St.
3rd Place: Edward and Sandra Payton, 104 Sansue St.

Christmas Under the Lampposts

Visitors braved a cold night on downtown Main Street last Saturday as guest Murphy Armelin turned on the city's street and bayouside lights. There was also a golf cart parade, a visit from Santa Claus and, of course, the ever-growing seasonal light display. (Photos by Colin Murphey.)

Economist: Trump’s plans should help oil industry

Tulane Freeman School of Business Professor Peter Ricchiuti speaks during Tuesday's Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute meeting. Ricchiuti said President-Elect Donald Trump's plans to "roll back" safety and environmental regulations should help the oil and gas industry. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

President-Elect Donald Trump’s plans to lessen regulations on the oil and gas industry may be what the industry needs to make a comeback, Tulane Business Professor Peter Ricchiuti said Tuesday.

Bayou Chene project shortchanged? Local lawmakers: Fund structure or get nothing for coastal work

Local officials spoke Monday against cutting funding from the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project during a stakeholders meeting for an Atchafalaya River diversion project. An aerial view shows Bayou Chene in January when officials installed a temporary barge there to block flood waters. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo)

Local legislators say they will oppose funding any of the state’s coastal restoration projects if the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project doesn’t get the funding initially promised to f

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