Lawrence L. Blackburn

Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 37-year-old Morgan City man wanted on a Lafayette Police first-degree murder warrant, according to a Morgan City Police news release.

Neil Minor

Funeral services for Arthur Neil Minor Jr. were held Tuesday for Arthur Neil Minor Jr., a Franklin civic leader, elected official and public employee. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin. Fr. Lloyd Benoit was the Celebrant for the Mass.

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Neil Minor

Morgan City dock will get makeover

Engineer Brian Shaw of Moffat & Nichol speaks about Morgan City’s wharf project during Tuesday’s council meeting.

Construction is set to begin within a couple months on a roughly $1.7 million project to replace and extend Morgan City’s riverfront dock, which been in disrepair for years, city leaders say.

James Blair is new Morgan City police chief

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, left, congratulates newly appointed Morgan City Police Chief James Blair during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

After spending 30 years and his entire law enforcement career with the Morgan City Police Department, James Blair was selected the city’s new police chief Tuesday.

Detectives investigating boat theft in Bayou Vista; occurred around 3 a.m. Monday

This boat and trailer were stolen from a Bayou Vista residence Monday morning. (Submitted)

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public's help in an investigation into a boat theft that occurred Monday morning in Bayou Vista.

South Louisiana cleans up after storms; Stephensville school closed today

This tree was hit, split and knocked down by Monday’s storms in Verdunville on La. 182. Straight-line winds caused widespread damage across south Louisiana.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The Tri-City area experienced damage from straight-line winds in Monday’s storms, and the Belle River area experienced prolonged power outages that caused Stephensville Elementary to cancel school



Birthday and anniversary celebrants were recognized at the St. Mary AARP July 6 meeting.
--Joe Pizzuto photos

On July 6, the St Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner.

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