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.

‘Night Out Against Crime’ is Saturday afternoon

Morgan City police officers help kids with the backyard fishing game during the 2015 Night Out Against Crime. This year's event will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/file photo)

The fourth annual Night Out Against Crime, hosted by Doric Lodge 205, will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Lawrence Park in Morgan City.

Rallying for law enforcement

Pastors and community members pray over law enforcement officers during a law enforcement support rally held Wednesday night at Patterson High School’s football stadium. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Lack of respect for authority is contributing to a lot of the tension between law enforcement officials and the public, a retired New York police detective said.

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