Morgan City High student A’mari Martin answers a question during the teen forum at the St. Mary NAACP annual Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City. Tri-City area students, from left, Kamryn Bradford of Patterson High, Fernando Torres and Tayla Weary, both of Morgan City High, listen as each respond to the moderators’ question. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City area residents, young and old, were challenged Monday to have a cause in life that requires them to overcome giant obstacles during the St. Mary NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City.

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan presents Franklin Councilman Eugene Foulcard with a key to the city of Patterson during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance and March at Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Foulcard was the guest speaker during the service. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The struggle for people to live out Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence is all too real for Franklin City Councilman Eugene Foulcard and his family.
A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Tips help Alzheimer’s patients during holidays

Licensed clinical social worker Keith Weisheit shares with Kim Aucoin tips for creating a comfortable Thanksgiving Day experience for her loved one suffering with Alzheimer’s disease. An Alzheimer’s support group meeting is held at 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Maison Jardin Senior Living Community in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

An Alzheimer’s support group leader discussed preparation for holiday stressors during a November meeting at Maison Jardin Senior Living Community in Morgan City.

Still time for Christmas Child donations

Cyndy Douglas and her son, Matthew Douglas, load 70 boxes onto a cart this morning for Operation Christmas Child at First Baptist Church in Morgan City. The boxes were prepared by Immanuel Baptist Church members. The deadline to turn in prepared boxes for shipping is Monday at First Baptist Church. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Parish collection center for Operation Christmas Child is close to passing last year’s highest collection total for Louisiana.

NTSB links fatal crash to poorly maintained tire

In this file photo, a state police trooper examines the sport utility vehicle involved in a Feb. 15, 2014, crash with a baseball team’s bus on U.S. 90 in Centerville. The crash, which killed four people, was part of a federal study that linked the crash to an old, poorly maintained tire.

The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

A recent National Transportation Safety Board report on tire-related crashes investigated a February 2014 Centerville wreck in which four people were killed after a 10-year-old tire on a midsize sp

Recreation District No. 3 has tax proposition on ballot

Young people enjoy the skate park at Bayou Vista’s Central Park in this file photo. Recreation District No. 3 is asking voters to combine one existing millage for maintaining recreation facilities.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The governor’s race and other state and regional campaigns may be taking up all the headline space.



With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.


THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Ivy confronted Quinn after seeing her in the steam room with Ridge, and Quinn insisted she has no feelings for Ridge.

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