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)

Potential green fee increase turns into redhot budget item

Green fees at the Atchafalaya at Idlewild Golf Course may rise, according to budget deliberations Monday. Above is the clubhouse of the public course near Patterson.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

In an attempt to work through a preliminary budget during its workshop Monday, the Atchafalaya Golf Course Commission got side tracked by an argument over the condition of the grounds and a propose

Arrests reports

Janet Rock

A 38-year-old Berwick woman was jailed Monday after being accused of having used a stun gun on another person at a Morgan City residence, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news relea

River advisory issued

An advisory has been issued for the Atchafalaya River.

Mariners are advised to use caution when traveling through the Atchafalaya River Wednesday due to increased water flow into the river upstream, Coast Guard Lt.

Detectives arrest suspect in Bayou Vista shooting

A St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputy establishes a crime scene at the Middle and Polaris roads Tuesday afternoon.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A 23-year-old Bayou Vista man has been arrested in connection with a Tuesday afternoon shooting in Bayou Vista during which a 30-year-old man was shot in the torso and elbow, according to a St.

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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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