A groundbreaking for the Port of Morgan City’s new Government Emergency Operations Center was held Tuesday at the site on La. 182 next to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. From left are Port Commissioners Matt Ackel, Tim Matthews Sr., Joey Foret, Deborah Garber; Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade; Port Commissioner Gary Duhon; State Rep. Sam Jones; State Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols; State Sen. Bret Allain; Port Commission President Jerry Gauthier; and Port Commissioners Duane Lodrigue, Joseph Cain and Scott Melancon.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)
Groundbreaking ceremonies for the $10 million Governmental Operations and Emergency Center were held Tuesday in Morgan City.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests from the past 24 hours:
A variety of events are on tap for Tri-City area residents wishing to partake in holiday festivities with their families.
Nov. 30 through Dec. 31
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development had planned to cut 13 live oak trees along La. 182 near Moresi Road as part of a project to upgrade a portion of the highway. DOTD says the centuries’ old live oaks are too close to the road, creating safety issues. Resident Donovan Garcia said, “The DOTD does not need to remove these trees. They are taking a cheap way out and they don’t know what they’re talking about. They can save these trees if they want to.” The trees were spared by order of Gov. Bobby Jindal Tuesday.
BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri LeBas issued the following statement Tuesday to update community members on DOTD’s La.