Boys Scouts Sean Dennis and Hunter Bella of Troop 49 in Morgan City hold an American flag during Saturday’s flag retirement ceremony at Lake End Parkway. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts retired more than 3,000 American flags that were past their prime Saturday, respectfully disposing of the nation’s symbol of freedom and sacrifice.

Morgan City High School's Sh'Diamond Holly shoots, while Patterson High's Erykah Singleton looks on during the teams' contest at Centerville's Tournament of the Teche Saturday. Morgan City won the contest, 52-38.
--The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

Morgan City finished 2-0 this weekend at Centerville’s Tournament of the Teche, knocking off Teurlings Friday and Patterson Saturday. Friday, Morgan City defeated Teurlings, 47-33.

Morgan City High School's Taaj Daniels defends during Thursday's contest against Franklin. Daniels led the Tigers with 26 points in their 77-51 victory. Morgan City will return to action Friday when it faces E.D. White. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City cruised past Franklin, 77-51, in first-day action at Centerville’s Tournament of the Teche Thursday.

Boys Scouts Sean Dennis and Hunter Bella of Troop 49 in Morgan City hold an American flag during Saturday’s flag retirement ceremony at Lake End Parkway. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City High School's Sh'Diamond Holly shoots, while Patterson High's Erykah Singleton looks on during the teams' contest at Centerville's Tournament of the Teche Saturday. Morgan City won the contest, 52-38.
--The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

Morgan City High School's Taaj Daniels defends during Thursday's contest against Franklin. Daniels led the Tigers with 26 points in their 77-51 victory. Morgan City will return to action Friday when it faces E.D. White. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Board approves canal closure plan for Lakeside

The Walnut Canal Barge Gate was closed as of this morning, blocking off the canal’s junction with Lake Palourde. Officials plan to monitor the water gauge levels and weather forecasts to determine when to re-open the gate. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A variety of factors including the height of water at a gauge and weather forecasts will determine when officials close the Walnut Canal Barge Gate in Lakeside Subdivision to reduce flooding in the

Pickup crashes into building on Brashear

A police officer works the scene Friday after a woman, apparently mistaking the accelerator on her Nissan pickup as the break, crashed into a vacant loan business on Brashear Avenue. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

A woman was taken to Teche Regional Medical Center for observation after she drove a pickup into a building in the 1000 block of Brashear Avenue, police said.

9/11's impact at home

“The Last Column: A Symbol of Resilience” is one of many featured displays at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. The final steel column removed from Ground Zero was signed by the fire departments and debris removal personnel after it was cut free May 30, 2002, during a ceremony marking the end of the nine-month recovery period. Adjacent to the museum, sitting in the footprint of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers, is now the 9/11 Memorial pools. Each pool is surrounded by the thousands of names of victims of the act of terrorism on 9/11 and the six people who lost their lives in 1993 when a truck bomb was detonated under the North Tower. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

Locals: Communication, training have improved

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DELCAMBRE _ The Franklin Lady Hornets defeated the Comeaux Ldy Spartans 43-33 in the final game of the Lynette Viator Memorial Tournament here at the Delcambre High School Gym on Saturday.

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Townsend Hardee of Morgan City and Stephanie Robicheaux of Lafayette wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Leilani Naniloa Hardee, to Christopher Lee Adams, so

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