The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 9- and 11-year-old All-Stars had rough outings at their respective district tournaments in Thibodaux Thursday. The Morgan City 9s fell 16-6 in five innings to Franklin, while the Morgan City 11s fell 13-3 in four innings to Thibodaux.

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.

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

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.

La. bridges get worse; money gets diverted

1. U.S. 182 in Charenton, 2.4 miles north of La. 3211
Built: 1941
Average daily traffic: 6,200 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 38.9 percent

2. U.S. 182 over Hanson Canal
Built: 1930
Average daily traffic: 3,500 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 22.8 percent

3. La. 182 over Atchafalaya River and Berwick Bay
Built: 1933
Average daily traffic: 5,900 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 6 percent

4. La. 324 over Bayou Teche, west of La. 326
Built: 1941
Average daily traffic: 1,110 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 27.8 percent

5. La. 87 over a creek, 3.9 miles south of La. 323
Built: 1952
Average daily traffic: 42 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 43 percent

6. La. 323 over Bayou Teche Oaklawn
Built: 1942
Average daily traffic: 310 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 22 percent

7. U.S. 90 over Bayou Ramos and local road
Built: 1994
Average daily traffic: 14,760 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 40 percent

8. U.S. 90 over Bayou Ramos
Built: 1994
Average daily traffic: 14,760 (2011)
Sufficiency rating: 41 percent

9. Parish road over Possum Point Bayou, 2.1 miles south of U.S. 90
Built: 1992
Average daily traffic: 50 (1992)
Sufficiency rating: 48.7 percent

10. Parish road over canal
Built: 1967
Average daily traffic: 200 (1971)
Sufficiency rating: 52.4 percent
11. Parish road over coulee
Built: 1957
Average daily traffic: 1,350 (1971)
Sufficiency rating: 42.3 percent

12. Parish road over Choupique Bayou
Built: 1965
Average daily traffic: 210 (1978)
Sufficiency rating: 48.8 percent

13. Parish road over Vachere Canal
Built: 1958
Average daily traffic: 470 (1971)
Sufficiency rating: 48.8 percent

14. Parish road over Kelly Canal
Built: 1958
Average daily traffic: 210 (1971)
Sufficiency rating: 52.8 percent

A federation of consumer advocacy groups’ federal data show Louisiana has more than 1,800 bridges that need repairs.

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The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 9- and 11-year-old All-Stars had rough outings at their respective district tournaments in Thibodaux Thursday.

Obituaries

Warren Joseph Fortier died peacefully at his home Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the age of 90.

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