The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Irving Delgado

Morgan City High School placed four members of its soccer team on the All-District 7-II first team. Senior forward Irving Delgado, sophomore Brayan Aleman and defenders, sophomore Michael Mejia and senior Hector Calderon all made the elite squad.

Irving Delgado

Fire departments, 911 receive new radio gear

St. Mary Sheriff’s Office personnel learned about a new 700 megahertz radio system installed during an open house at the St. Mary Parish 911 office in Morgan City Wednesday. Standing, from left, are 911 Director Charlotte Angeron, Detective Jimmy Broussard, Maj. Gary Driskell and Maj. Scott Anslum. Seated is Rit Das, senior systems engineer for Motorola.
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Thanks to a $687,000 federal grant, St. Mary Parish fire departments and the 911 system unveiled a communications upgrade that went live Friday.

Financial lessons at Morgan City Junior High

Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities. The program was provided by the New Orleans Junior Achievement Organization and sponsored by Capital One Bank. From left, are Herman and Mary Hartman, Carrie Stansbury, Lea Hebert, Morgan Murdock, Jim Firmin, Dane Robison, Pam Daniels, Cherie Laiche, Manuel Ramirez, Emily Bailey, Rev. Terry Bunner and John Landry
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Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities.

Actor visits Rotary

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from local actor and singer Isaac White, who acted in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” film, about his experiences in the entertainment arena at a recent luncheon. From left are Rotary program director Herman Hartman, White and President Donald Stephens.
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Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from local actor and singer Isaac White, who acted in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” film, about his experiences in the entertainment arena at a recent luncheon.

Entertainment at the library

Storytellers, magicians and puppeteers Frank and Tammy Chaisson from Houma, will entertain the children at the Morgan City Public Library at 2 p.m. May 29. The program includes audience participation with lots of humor via the use of puppets and magic. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 985-380-4646.
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Storytellers, magicians and puppeteers Frank and Tammy Chaisson from Houma, will entertain the children at the Morgan City Public Library at 2 p.m. May 29.

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CENTERVILLE _ Centerville pitcher Christian Arias fanned 12 batters, leading the Centerville Bulldogs to a 21-1 victory over the Grand Isle Trojans Tuesday at the Centerville Baseball Field.

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Bayou Vista Knights of Columbus Council 6211 recently honored Emma Marie Gray and Neal Michael Theriot Jr. as its 2015 Catholic Youth Leadership Awards Program recipients.

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