People line the Atchafalaya River to watch the fireworks during the 2014 Rock the Fifth Independence Day celebration. This year’s Rock the Fifth will be Sunday in Morgan City and Berwick.

Steve Morell was ready to heap praise on Morgan City government workers as he looked over Lawrence Park. “The city has done a great job,” said Morell, manager of the Main Street program. “It’s beautiful out here. We expect a great crowd.”
Two upcoming events at the Teche Theater for the Performing Arts are slated in July. On July 11 at 7 p.m. the Teche Theatre will again host the Magic and Acrobatics of the Crescent Circus.

Armond Duhon

A Morgan City couple, who has been charged with multiple counts of theft from an investment holdings company, filed a lawsuit Tuesday saying the company and company’s spokesman made “false accusations” against them in a lawsuit and to the media.

People line the Atchafalaya River to watch the fireworks during the 2014 Rock the Fifth Independence Day celebration. This year’s Rock the Fifth will be Sunday in Morgan City and Berwick.

Armond Duhon

Helping Hearts honors Edward B. Jones

Edward B. Jones was the 2015 honoree at Saturday's Helping Hearts Foundation banquest at the St. Mary Senior Citizen Center. Jones founded St. Mary'schapter of 100 Black Men and worked as an NAACP voter empowerment coordinator for Louisiana in 2004. To his left is Erica Johnson Rose, assistant district attorney, who was the banquet's guest speaker.
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The Tri-City Helping Hearts Foundation honored one St. Mary Parish man who has been active in civil rights causes and and heard from a St.

They're cleaning up Morgan City

Members of the Morgan City High School Junior ROTC program pick up litter Saturday under the bridge at Federal Avenue and Greenwood. The Great American Clean-Up event targeted bridge entrance and exit ramps in Morgan City.
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Morgan City should be feeling a little cleaner than it was when Saturday started. Maybe about a ton cleaner.

API awards $42,000 in scholarships

A total of $42,000 in scholarships went to students Thursday at the Atchafalaya Chapter of American Petroleum Institute’s 59th Annual Scholarship Banquet. Recipients of the scholarships were, from left: Berwick High senior Taylor Fegenbush, Patterson High senior Bailey Nelson, Central Catholic senior Lynze Belle, Berwick High senior Vroni Parsiola, Morgan City High senior Diana Tran, and Central Catholic senior John Parker.

Six Tri-City area students will be getting a chunk of their college expenses paid after they received $42,000 in scholarships at the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute’s 59th A

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Sports

The Silver Dragon Taekwondo Academy held its 106th promotional test June 20. Students testing are, first row from left, Raymond Rutledge, Isaac Aquino, Rashell
Gomez, Emmanuel Perez and Jorge Martinez. On the second row, from left, are Blake Toups, Michael Hartenstine, Andreas Mena, Dan Torrez, Anthony Benitez and Elijha Brown. Standing, from left, are Brycen Verdin, promoted to First Dan; Ryan Davidson, promoted to Second Dan; Assistance Instructor Rhonda DeHart, Master Brian Rutledge, Assistance Instructor Sunshine Rutledge, Christian
Federer, promoted to Second Dan; and Kacie Toups, promoted to First Dan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Silver Dragon Taekwando Academy)

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The 30th annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is accepting entries for its eighth annual Fiction Contest. The festival will take place March 30 to April 3, 2016.

Obituaries

Memorial services celebrating the life of Elizabeth Morey Fleury Romero will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Morgan City, with Holy Eucharist beginning at 1 p.m

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