A thunderstorm Friday morning led to limbs falling on power lines near the Atchafalaya River and about a 90-minute power outage in parts of Morgan City. Crews repaired the power lines that were fallen when limbs from this tree fell behind apartments on First Street near Conrad Industries. Around noon and about the time those lines were repaired, a utility crew arrived to cut down limbs around a power line on Belanger Street.
(The Daily World Photo by Preston Gill)
A thunderstorm Friday morning led to limbs falling on power lines near the Atchafalaya River and about a 90-minute power outage in parts of Morgan City.
In 1947, Kerr-McGee set up base in Morgan City to go offshore, out of sight of land, to drill the first successful offshore oil well, making Morgan City the birthplace of the offshore oil and gas
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
Franklin Paddle Association, a newly-created group of paddling enthusiasts, will be hosting its very first “Launch Party” on the Bayou this Saturday.
Baldwin will raise water rates in response to the terms of its bond issue agreement that paid for construction of the new water plant.