Morgan City High student A’mari Martin answers a question during the teen forum at the St. Mary NAACP annual Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City. Tri-City area students, from left, Kamryn Bradford of Patterson High, Fernando Torres and Tayla Weary, both of Morgan City High, listen as each respond to the moderators’ question. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City area residents, young and old, were challenged Monday to have a cause in life that requires them to overcome giant obstacles during the St. Mary NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City.

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan presents Franklin Councilman Eugene Foulcard with a key to the city of Patterson during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance and March at Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Foulcard was the guest speaker during the service. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The struggle for people to live out Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence is all too real for Franklin City Councilman Eugene Foulcard and his family.
A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Traffic diverted through Lake End Park after 18-wheeler runs off La. 70 curve

At 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, first responders received a call that an 18-wheeler had run off La. 70 at the curve by Lake End Park. There were no injuries in the crash, and the 18-wheeler was removed from a ditch, Morgan City Police Capt. Teddy Liner said. Traffic was reduced to one lane while responders removed the truck. Responders were working this morning to clean up diesel that spilled on the side of the highway. The driver, Alexander Blay of Lafayette, was cited for careless operation of a motor vehicle, Liner said. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Traffic on La. 70 was being diverted through Lake End Park this morning while first responders removed an 18-wheeler from the roadway.

Red Ribbon motorcade

The Morgan City Police Department’s D.A.R.E. vehicle, right, takes part in the Red Ribbon Week motorcade Saturday. Red Ribbon Week encourages youngsters to be drug-free. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A motorcade was held Saturday to kick Red Ribbon Drug-Free Week in St. Mary Parish.



With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.


THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Ivy confronted Quinn after seeing her in the steam room with Ridge, and Quinn insisted she has no feelings for Ridge.

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