Jean Gros repairs a net Monday on the Cajun Pride shrimp boat docked on the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Monday may have just been another day at work for Jean Gros, but it also marked an anniversary of a trade he has done for more than six decades.

The Morgan City Recreation Department kicked off its flag football season Monday at Norman Park in Morgan City. Unlike in the past, this year the football season will not include tackle football because of a lack of signups, Morgan City Youth Recreation Director Seth Thomas said. Games will be played Monday and Tuesday each week. Three games will be held each night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with games following at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. At left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi kicks off to begin the season prior to an exhibition game between the Steelers and the Cowboys. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, above, serves at the AARP’s monthly dinner and bingo night held at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. Sheriff’s Office personnel visited with AARP members and after the bingo game assisted in serving a meal of fried shrimp. Sheriff Hebert was a co-sponsor of the event.

Jean Gros repairs a net Monday on the Cajun Pride shrimp boat docked on the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City Recreation Department kicked off its flag football season Monday at Norman Park in Morgan City. Unlike in the past, this year the football season will not include tackle football because of a lack of signups, Morgan City Youth Recreation Director Seth Thomas said. Games will be played Monday and Tuesday each week. Three games will be held each night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with games following at 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. At left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi kicks off to begin the season prior to an exhibition game between the Steelers and the Cowboys. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Gulf of Mexico residents hail ruling against BP

St. Mary Parish is expected to receive $5.3 million if a ruling Thursday by U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill stands. The ruling means BP faces penalities up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled. The chart is an estimate of the range of funding each of the parishes will receive, based on BP being fined $4,300 per barrel spilled from BP’s estimate of 2.45 billion barrels to the U.S. Department of Justice estimate of 4.1 billion barrels.
(Graph from U.S. Mary Landrieu's office)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmentalists, recreational fishermen and people who make their living on the Gulf of Mexico are hailing a federal judge’s ruling that could mean $18 billion in additional fi

Inspection on the old Atchafalaya River bridge

The La. 182 bridge was scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to noon today for a routine inspection. The Long-Allen Bridge was opened for traffic in 1933 and was a major crossing over the Atchafalay River until the E.J. Lionel Grizzaffi Bridge on U.S. 90 opened in 1975.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The La. 182 bridge was scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to noon today for a routine inspection.

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Mr. and Mrs. Miles Joseph Brashier, of New Roads, wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Regan Brashier, to John Anthony Cutrera II, son of Mr.

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