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Special teams are the biggest concern for Tri-City area coaches in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick will host Covenant Christian in the opening game at 6 p.m., while Morgan City will face Patterson in the nightcap at 8 p.m.

Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Baby Bear Head Start officially opened its door for students today after some last-minute repairs to the air conditioning unit. Excited and uneasy parents watched their children begin their academic journey. A few children cried, but the majority played cordially with their classmates.

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Detectives are seeking information on a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in the area of Saturn Road in Bayou Vista, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

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Jason Lewis and son Jayden Lewis try on hats this morning, the first day of school for Baby Bear Head Start in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Duck rescue

Last Friday the Franklin Fire Department received a call from Ted Mire on La. 182 who reported that he has an old telephone pole on his property that wood peckers and wood ducks use as a nesting site. Mire said a wood duck hen was stuck and in distress. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth responded with an engine company and firefighter Andrew Stewart III to assist. The hen came out of her nest about 15 feet up the pole and was hanging by her neck. Hildreth said she apparently collected some twine for nesting and became entangled. They raised a ladder and Hildreth, above, and below at right with the duck and Mire, climbed up to cut the cord from around the duck’s neck. She was in obvious distress and exhausted from her ordeal, he said, but he finished removing the twine and Mire released her to drink and feed. Mother and brood are reportedly doing fine.

Fresh shrimp brings flocks to docks

Customers line up for fresh shrimp after the shrimp boat Mama D ties up along the Morgan City wharf Wednesday.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The portion of the Morgan City wharf where the Mama D tied up Wednesday was a happy, noisy place.
Someone was getting paid. And lots of people were going to eat well.

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Special teams are the biggest concern for Tri-City area coaches in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium.

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Artists Guild Unlimited’s annual Labor Day Show and Sale will be held Sept. 2-24 at the AGU Everett Street Gallery in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Eric Swanson

April 17, 1978 — August 25, 2015
Eric Swanson, a native of Dallas and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at his residence at the age of 37.

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