With a confidentiality agreement in place, there was no word on the progress of mediation from Hospital Service District 1 board members Thursday during their monthly meeting. However, St. Mary Parish Councilman David Hanagriff commented on the effort to renew contracts with Drs. Steven McPherson and Donna Tesi.

Morgan City High School’s Keshawn Marshall dribbles down court against Assumption during earlier season action. Morgan City, the No. 29 seed in the Class 4A playoffs, will open postseason play Friday when it travels to face No. 4 Plaquemine. The game is a rematch of an earlier season contest
that Plaquemine won 50-29. Also, with Friday’s game, the Tigers will be making their first postseason appearance since 2012. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School boys basketball coach Brandon Harden likened No. 29 Morgan City’s Class 4A playoff contest with No. 4 Plaquemine Friday to resetting a PlayStation. The Tigers, who were defeated 50-29 by the Green Devils in Plaquemine in December while not at full strength, will now get an opportunity to redeem themselves.

The catamaran that has been drifting around Berwick Bay for nearly two weeks is towed to a secure spot by a Smith Maritime vessel Wednesday. The boat was placed on a sand bar.

The fiberglass catamaran that had been floating around Berwick Bay in the Atchafalaya River appears to have found a secure resting place.

Morgan City High School’s Keshawn Marshall dribbles down court against Assumption during earlier season action. Morgan City, the No. 29 seed in the Class 4A playoffs, will open postseason play Friday when it travels to face No. 4 Plaquemine. The game is a rematch of an earlier season contest
that Plaquemine won 50-29. Also, with Friday’s game, the Tigers will be making their first postseason appearance since 2012. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

The catamaran that has been drifting around Berwick Bay for nearly two weeks is towed to a secure spot by a Smith Maritime vessel Wednesday. The boat was placed on a sand bar.

Groundbreaking held in Morgan City for emergency operations center

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.

Holiday events abound in area

Comile Cuvillier was picking out a Christmas tree with his daughter, Bentlee Cuvillier, Monday night at Bayou Vista Community Fellowship in Bayou Vista.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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

La. 182 oaks granted pardon from Gov. Bobby Jindal

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.
(Banner-Tribune)

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.

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St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen XXVII Laurie Vining Sr. and Rebecca Vining were presented during the St. Mary AARP Jan. 24 dance.

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Natalie Verdun, a resident of Verdunville, La., died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Dauterive Medical Center in New Iberia, La., at 6:34 AM.

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