A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

About 100 Louisiana firefighters spent three days at LSU Eunice learning skills from leadership to a fire fighting tactic that one of the state’s top trainers calls controversial. Dave Casey, director of the LSU Carrol Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute in Baton Rouge, said training was for first-line supervisors.

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Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 37-year-old Morgan City man wanted on a Lafayette Police first-degree murder warrant, according to a Morgan City Police news release.

A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

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Feltermans receive top CFA honors

From back left are Rodney A. Grogan, City of Patterson Mayor; Johnny Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; R.E. “Bob” Miller, 2012 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Greg Hamer, SMPF chair and 2011 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Dr. Donna Tesi, SMPF immediate past chair; Brian Thorguson, SMPF board member; Craig Thomson, SMPF board member; Al Lippman, SMPF board member; Mary Lou Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Frank S. Guarisco, SMPF board member; Kathleen L. Bailey, SMPF board member; Charlotte Mahfouz, SMPF board member; Alice Pecoraro, SMPF board member; Janice C. LeBlanc, SMPF board member; Marshall W. Guidry, SMPF vice-chair; Glenna G. Kramer and Dr. Thomas F. Kramer, 2013 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients; Raymond J. Hebert, Community Foundation of Acadiana president and CEO, Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. and Sylvia Felterman, 2015 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients.

The St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, recently recognized Sylvia and Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. as St.

Memorial Day gets 'some legs'; first Freedom Fest offers long line of events

The American Legion Riders Post 96 of Morgan City carries American flags as they leave the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium on the 13th annual Freedom Ride.

Memorial Day Weekend in Morgan City had a different atmosphere this year as the inaugural Freedom Fest was held at Lake End Parkway in Morgan City.

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