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)

Perri presented Scholarship

Each year M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship to one senior at each of the four area high schools. The intention behind this award is to recognize students who have been active in their school and communities. Larry J. Callais, right, M C Bank’s president and CEO presented this year’s Morgan City High School “Hometown Spirit Scholarship” to Nicole Perri. She plans to attend University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She has a strong interest in graphic design.
(Submitted Photo)

Each year M C Bank presents a $1,500 scholarship to one senior at each of the four area high schools.

Port of Morgan City executive director speaks to Kiwanis Club

Raymond “Mac” Wade, executive director of the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District, was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting held at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Wade spoke about the new Emergency Operations Center, the new tenants for the Port and other Port of Morgan City activities. From left are Tori Henry, port administrative assistant; Tim Matte, Kiwanis member; Cindy Cutrera, port economic development manager; and Wade.
(Submitted Photo)

Raymond “Mac” Wade, executive director of the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District, was a guest speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting held at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City.

Arrests reports

Germany Broussard

A 35-year-old Morgan City man was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of striking and threatening a woman inside a residence, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

Neighborhood Market Walmart construction under way here

The site for the Neighborhood Market Walmart coming to La. 70 in Morgan City is seen Tuesday. Teche Regional Medical Center and Sonic Drive-In are in the background.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Construction began last week at the site for the new Neighborhood Market Walmart located on La. 70 next to Sonic and is set to open at the beginning of 2015.

School donation

The Imperials Social and Civic Club of Baldwin donated $500 to Raintree Elementary School recently, in support of the school’s educational endeavors.

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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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