Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

MORGAN CITY — Though Richard Romaire and Ferris Romaire served thousands of miles apart during World War II, the brothers reunited after the war ended when both were stationed in the Philippines. Richard Romaire, 89, and Ferris Romaire, 88, both of Morgan City, first moved to the city in 1938.
Knights of Columbus Council 6873 of Baldwin awarded eight $400 scholarships to local high school graduates Wednesday during a special ceremony. From left are KC member Willie Charpentier, David Charpentier, KC member Wayne Stevens, Becca Robison, Kelsea Bourgeois, Beau LeBlanc, Garret Burns and KC grand knight Mike Picard.

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The Franklin Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance concerning the location of the following wanted suspect:

Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

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Groundbreaking ceremony for church

Morning Glory Ministries congregation, family and friends bowed their heads in prayer at a ground breaking for the church’s new location at 1325 Railroad Ave in Morgan City. The church is currently located at 8011 La.182 East in Morgan City. The new church is expected to be complete within six months. Colar Construction will be handling the construction for the new building. The Rev. Hendry Johnson Sr., pastor, and wife, Deborah Johnson, have been in ministry for 14 years.
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Morning Glory Ministries congregation, family and friends bowed their heads in prayer at a ground breaking for the church’s new location at 1325 Railroad Ave in Morgan City.

Arrest reports

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St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 36 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:

New transformer online in Morgan City

From left, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi and City Utilities Director Bill Cefalu look at the control panel for the city’s power system located at the capacitor bank substation on Youngs Road.
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Nearly two years after the city’s main transformer caught fire at the Joseph Cefalu Sr.

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Central Catholic will host its annual 7-on-7 tournament Saturday at the school's practice field. The event will feature seven teams. In addition to the host team, other participants set to attend are Patterson, Morgan City, Franklin, Ellender, Catholic High-Pointe Coupee and South Lafourche. Above, a Central Catholic participant runs with the ball, while a Patterson player pursues during the 2013 tournament. (File Photo/Courtesy of Valerie LeBlanc)

Seven teams will converge at Central Catholic High School’s practice field Saturday for Central Catholic’s annual 7-on-7 football tournament.

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Morgan City High graduate Logan Scully was the recipient of the Glover-Stackhouse 2014 Scholarship.

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