Blake Hidalgo

Central Catholic had five representatives on the All-District 7-1A baseball first team. The Eagles had a pair of pitchers make the team in sophomores Blake Hidalgo and Gregory Leger. Hidalgo finished the season 3-0, while Leger was 2-1.

The East St. Mary Funeral Squad fires a salute during the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on Monday at Cypress Park in Morgan City;

Sennet Wiggins remembers vividly the day that his life, his fellow soldiers’ lives and the entire country changed, which led to some of his comrades making the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
At 9:02 a.m. Saturday the Franklin Fire Department received a call reporting a transformer smoking at Willow Street and JA Hernandez Street.

Blake Hidalgo

The East St. Mary Funeral Squad fires a salute during the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on Monday at Cypress Park in Morgan City;

Arrest reports

Benjamin Henry

Three people were caught in a drug bust Thursday at a residence in Patterson during which St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives also found illegally possessed firearms and body armor, St.

Power outage

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.

Happy birthday ‘Mr. Charlie!’

The “Mr. Charlie” rig, lower left, on the Morgan City waterfront is turning 60 years old on Sunday.
Photo courtesy of International Petroleum Museum & Exposition

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

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As part of the Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom program, members of Bayou Vista Garden Club recently read the book, “Chicks and Chickens” by Gail Gibbons to area students.

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