The Red Ribbon Committee recently held its traditional “Passing the Ribbon” presentation. In keeping with tradition previous chair Blaise Smith, left, “passed the ribbon” to the incoming chair Scott Berry. In center is Gidget Everitt, Safe and Drug-Free Schools at-risk interventionist.

Megan Landry
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The Central Catholic Lady Eagles finished their 2015 softball season on top of the Class 1A playing field with a state title.

Tyler Hebert

Morgan City High School placed three on the All-District 7-4A softball team. Third baseman Celest Williams, pitcher Tyler Hebert, and utility selection Brandi Ingram were the Lady Tigers’ representatives on the top squad.

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Tyler Hebert

St. Mary hires more, but jobless rate rises

City workers are replacing the roadway and drainage culverts along Onstead Street in Morgan City. Work began Monday and is expected to be complete in about three weeks, Morgan City Public Works Director Mike Loupe said.

Louisiana’s job market sputtered in January as the state recorded the third-highest unemployment rate among the states.

Former La. Governor Mike Foster’s legacy, vision honored

Notable attendees at the annual conference for Louisiana’s community and technical colleges were from left, Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, former Governor Mike Foster, former Governor Edwin Edwards, former Governor Kathleen Blanco and LCTCS President Monty Sullivan.

Former Louisiana Governor Mike Foster was presented with the Inaugural Murphy J.

Retirement mecca? Morgan City ranked high among La. retiree destinations

Richard Parrish, 69, of Salem, Illinois, sits outside of his RV Monday at Lake End Park in Morgan City. Parrish and his wife have been staying in Morgan City at the park each winter since 2006. Parrish is considering whether to find a permanent home in Morgan City or in Florida.
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A study has ranked Morgan City No. 9 among the top 10 best places to retire in Louisiana, according to an email.

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The Central Catholic Lady Eagles finished their 2015 softball season on top of the Class 1A playing field with a state title.

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Newly elected Patterson Garden Club officers were recognized during the club’s end-of-the-year social held at The Atchafalaya at Idlewild near Patterson on May 19.

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