A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

About 100 Louisiana firefighters spent three days at LSU Eunice learning skills from leadership to a fire fighting tactic that one of the state’s top trainers calls controversial. Dave Casey, director of the LSU Carrol Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute in Baton Rouge, said training was for first-line supervisors.

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a Morgan City man wanted for first-degree murder. He’s wanted in connection with a Monday shooting in Lafayette that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Chamber: Two businesses, retiring doctor honored

Dr. Walter Daniels, a family doctor who is retiring next week after 53 years of service, was honored at the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon Wednesday. From left are Chamber Vice Chairman Bob Harrison and Daniels.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two businesses, who have been in the parish for 80 years and 50 years each, and a doctor, who is retiring after 53 years, were honored Wednesday at the St.

City levee work OK’d

At Thursday’s St. Mary Levee District meeting, engineer Kevin O’Gorman of T. Baker Smith presents an option to change the alignment of Morgan City levees in order to try to certify the levees for flood protection. At right, St. Mary Levee District Executive Director Tim Matte watches.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Levee district and drainage district boards have offered their support for an option to change the alignment of the Morgan City levees and eventually move the city’s newest pump station to near Lak

Arrests reports

Heaven Daigle

A 21-year-old Morgan City woman, who worked as a caregiver, has been charged with cruelty to the infirmed stemming from an investigation during which detectives discovered suspects refused proper c

Landrieu: Infrastructure investment vital

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-New Orleans, spoke at noon at the Morgan City Port meeting room Thursday. From left are Parish President Paul Naquin, Landrieu, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade and Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Investments in Louisiana’s ports and infrastructure are vital and in a time of tight budgets, Louisiana must fight for an equitable distribution of the federal pie along with a commitment from the

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Delta Waterfowl is taking a key step in the organization’s continued growth with the formation of state committees in Louisiana and North Carolina.

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Mr. and Mrs. Lance Fontenot
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Natalyn Luci Sonnier and Lance Christopher Fontenot were united in holy matrimony April 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson. The Rev. Herb Bennerfield officiated the nuptial mass.

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