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.

Lighthouse Festival this weekend in Berwick

Berwick officials involved in the planning of the Lighthouse Festival are, from left, James Richard, Police Chief; Louis Ratcliff, Mayor; Jacki Ackel, Mayor Pro-tem; Rafael Lopez, Public Works Director; Misty Pillaro, event coordinator; Rodney Grow, committee member; and Bubba Slaughter, Chief Administrative Officer. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

The town of Berwick will host the Lighthouse Festival this weekend with an added bonus — carnival rides.

First responders, public have fun day in the park

Louisiana State Police Troop C Tfc. Jesse LaGrange operates a vehicle rollover simulator that shows what happens when someone isn’t wearing a seatbelt during Saturday's Night Out Against Crime at Lawrence Park in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Several first-responder agencies were on hand Saturday afternoon at Lawrence Park for a fun day filled with games, food, music, demonstrations and safety information.

‘Life Chain’ starts Right to Life Month

The Rev. Herb Bennerfield of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson speaks to participants of Sunday’s Life Chain. At right is the Most Rev. J. Douglas Deshotel, bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Over a hundred people lined U.S. 90 Sunday afternoon with signs for the annual pro-life Life Chain to kick off Right to Life Month.

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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.

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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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