Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago. Samarick Paul just wanted to get back someway after an injury in August that wiped out much of his 2015-16 sports season.
Project Chimps, in partnership with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, announced an agreement to relocate 220 retired research chimpanzees to its new sanctuary in northern Georgia.
Patty Ibert with the Franklin Emergency Aid Center for the United Way of Southern Louisiana said with hot summer weather just around the corner, the organization is in desperate need of fans for those in need in the region. Donations can be dropped off during business hours at the facility located at 106 Commercial St. in downtown Franklin.

Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Two million words

Second-grade student Emmy Robison at Holy Cross Elementary has read more than 2 million words during the 2015-16 school year, earning her the top spot in the Holy Cross Elementary School Millionair

Morgan City police designate ‘Safe Exchange Zone’

Morgan City Police Detective Sgt. Ricky Hartley and Chief James Blair, right, stand next to a “Safe Exchange Location” sign last week when Morgan City police officially designated the police department on Myrtle Street as a safe site to make internet purchase exchanges or child custody exchanges. (Submitted photo)

Anyone looking for a safe place to pick up or deliver items from online transactions or to make child custody exchanges now has a site officially designated for those purposes in Morgan City.

B.I. Moody inducted into Hall of Fame

Flanked by sons Kevin, left, and Stephen, Crowley businessman Braxton “B.I.” Moody III is inducted into the Louisiana Political Museum’s Political Hall of Fame during ceremonies Saturday night in Lafayette.

Politicians and politicos from across the state were in Lafayette Saturday to honor the 2016 class of the Louisiana Political Museum’s Political Hall of Fame.

Chamber honors

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce recognized State Farm agent John Cart of Bayou Vista on March 10 for 35 years in business. Cart, right, accepts a plaque from Chamber Chairman Bob Harrison..

Crawfish Everywhere; Weather, water will make catch plentiful

D&B Seafood owner Sidney "Peanut" Michel, right, and Brennan Flick prepare crawfish for boiling Wednesday in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The crawfish catch is starting to pick up in the Atchafalaya Basin, and the season looks promising thanks to weather conducive to crawfish growth, a local seafood store owner says.

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Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago.

Lifestyle

The Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival and Fair Association and the Past Queen’s Club are in search of that special young woman to carry on the tradition of representing the oldest state-chart

Obituaries

Bob Dale Andrews, 71, a native of Morgan City, Louisiana, and a resident of Robstown, Texas, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
Funeral arrangements are pending.

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