Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner will participate in the 15th Annual Down Under Track and Field Meet in Australia in July. Turner said she was selected to represent Louisiana in the 200-meter dash at the event, which will be held in Brisbane, Australia. Her trip will be July 5-13.

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. The event, put on by the American Legion Riders Post 96 in Morgan City, featured a car show, bike show, live music, food and guest speakers, among other things.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department deputies escorted American Legion Riders and guests to veteran memorials across the parish Sunday where they placed wreaths. This one is at the St. Mary Parish Peace Memorial in Franklin.

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

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.

Shrimpers go back to work inshore on Monday

Shrimp boats were lined up at the Morgan City Wharf Thursday. The spring inshore shrimping season is set to open on Monday, according to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Louisiana’s inshore shrimp season is set to open Monday after state biologists determined the majority of the brown shrimp population has reached sizes greater than 100-count per pound, Wildlife an

Gun free, drug free

Morgan City city government representative Doug Pye and Morgan City Police Chief James Blair display an example of the “drug free” and “gun free” signs that were installed as statutory requirement.

Council gets final attorney bill for hospital mediation

Construction is under way on the flood protection project at Yellow Bayou off of Alice C Road south of Centerville. The project consists of a flood control structure and pump station. The $6.2 million project by the St. Mary Levee District includes a like project on the Hanson Canal. They are being funded by community development block grants from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike recovery funds.

Taxpayers are footing the $44,766 bill for the mediation attorney hired to try to straighten out differences between Hospital Service District 1 board members and two Franklin Foundation Hospital p

St. Martin seeks ways to challenge FAS

On Friday, protest signs could be seen in the yards of several residents of Belle River, and one old shed had been spray-painted near La. 70 in Belle River.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

St Martin Parish leaders are examining what legal action the parish can take now that state regulators have approved a waste transfer station in Belle River, even though the station violates parish

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Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner will participate in the 15th Annual Down Under Track and Field Meet in Australia in July.

Lifestyle

Bayou Vista Garden Club installed officers for 2015-17 during its May meeting. They are, from left, President Donna Bucci, Vice President Gloria Roy, Recording Secretary Jo Ann Ryan, Treasurer Janice Verret, Corresponding Secretary Annita Blanco, Historian Donna Richard and Chaplain Ann Breaux. Verdie Laws was installed as parliamentarian. The club will be on hiatus during the summer and meet again on Sept. 14.
--Submitted Photos

Bayou Vista Garden Club’s May meeting was highlighted by the presentation of awards and installation of officers.

Obituaries

Mary Ann Lay, a resident of Patterson, Louisiana, passed away in Houston May 5, 2015, at the age of 74.
Arrangements are pending.

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