Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Charlie Barron

Central Catholic’s Charlie Barron was selected to the Louisiana Sportswriters Association Class 1A All-State Football First Team, and three other Eagles made honorable mention all-state, according to an article published Thursday in The Advocate.
Winners in the golf cart decorating contest during the City of Franklin’s Christmas Lighting ceremony downtown were, from left, first place award to Tracy Ackman, third place winner Mindi Baxter and second place winner Catherine Siracusa. Their awards were presented at the Franklin City Council meeting Tuesday evening.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Charlie Barron

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Ham radio operators plan demonstration at Black Bear Festival

The Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, plans a demonstration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday during the Black Bear Festival in Franklin. First row, from left, are Mel Simon, Esther Simon, Jackie Price, Karen Marshall and Deborah Price. Second row, from left, are Jimmy Stinnett, Rudy Duchan, Paul Coats and Frank Price.
(Submitted Photo)

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, plans a demonstration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday during the Black Bear Festival, the club announced in a news release.

Arrest reports

Robert Carter Jr.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 30 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests relating to east St. Mary Parish:

Friday fire in Morgan City

Firefighters use a chainsaw to cut through the roof of house that caught fire in the 400 block of Fifth Street in Morgan City. Walter Fowler, who was inside the residence, smelled smoke coming from the attic and called the fire department. Homeowner Larry Kyle said the fire may have been caused by faulty wiring. Both men were inside the house at the time of fire and escaped unharmed, they said. Kyle’s dogs also got out uninjured, he said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Firefighters use a chainsaw to cut through the roof of house that caught fire in the 400 block of Fifth Street in Morgan City.

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Obituaries

Todd Prestenbach

Todd Prestenbach, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, who was born Oct. 21, 1953, the son of Alton and the late Mayola Prestenbach, suddenly passed away at his residence Wednesday, Dec.

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