Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drainage district officials have come up with a permanent solution to fix problems in Morgan City’s Lakeside Subdivision, but the board chairman says the district isn’t authorized to do the work required.
Chitimacha Police Chief Hal Hutchinson reported the following arrests: Kevin Daigle II, 29, of Arnaudville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft and released on a summons.
Former St. Mary Parish Sheriff David Naquin was on hand at the weekly meeting of the Franklin Rotary Club Tuesday to deliver an informative presentation as well as a message for the audience…if criminals leave behind fingerprints, law enforcement has a distinct advantage in identifying them and bringing them to justice.

Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Graduates finish sheriff’s academy training regiment

Sheriff’s training graduates are, from left to right, Captain Brian Charpentier, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy Director; Officer Ben Darden, Chitimacha Tribal Police Department; Officer Tonya Burke, Chitimacha Tribal Police Department; Deputy Kevin Seidel, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Officer Joseph Trevigne V, Nicholls State University Police Department; Deputy Adam Robison, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Deputy Joshua Sylve, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Deputy Ryan Russo, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Deputy Walter Shepherd, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office; Corporal Dustin Crabtree, Academy Instructor; and Captain Joe Clements, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy Assistant Director.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy graduated eight of the 10 cadets who began training in August.

Getting back to the garden

Marvin's Gardens manager Sheryl Curry helps Tina Teague select pots for plants previously purchased at the nursery. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Warm weather is bringing experienced and amateur gardeners to nurseries seeking advice on how to create their next nature masterpieces.

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