Berwick opened the Morgan City High School Jamboree with a 22-15 win against Covenant Christian Academy Friday at Tiger Stadium.

The 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival king and queen are John Armato of Patterson and Anna Washburn of Berwick. They will preside over the Festival that will be held Thursday through Labor Day in downtown Morgan City. A variety of festivities are planned including free live music in Lawrence Park, amusement rides under the U.S. 90 Bridge and the annual Blessing of the Fleet which will be held in Berwick this year due to wharf work in Morgan City.

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John Armato and Anna Washburn were crowned the 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival King and Queen on Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The crowning took place during the festival’s annual coronation court.
Upon receiving the National Coach of the Year award, Coach Kenneth Lockett turned his shining moment into a special honor for everyone who has ever touched his life in some special way.

The 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival king and queen are John Armato of Patterson and Anna Washburn of Berwick. They will preside over the Festival that will be held Thursday through Labor Day in downtown Morgan City. A variety of festivities are planned including free live music in Lawrence Park, amusement rides under the U.S. 90 Bridge and the annual Blessing of the Fleet which will be held in Berwick this year due to wharf work in Morgan City.

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Shrimpers go back to work inshore on Monday

Shrimp boats were lined up at the Morgan City Wharf Thursday. The spring inshore shrimping season is set to open on Monday, according to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
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Louisiana’s inshore shrimp season is set to open Monday after state biologists determined the majority of the brown shrimp population has reached sizes greater than 100-count per pound, Wildlife an

Gun free, drug free

Morgan City city government representative Doug Pye and Morgan City Police Chief James Blair display an example of the “drug free” and “gun free” signs that were installed as statutory requirement.

Council gets final attorney bill for hospital mediation

Construction is under way on the flood protection project at Yellow Bayou off of Alice C Road south of Centerville. The project consists of a flood control structure and pump station. The $6.2 million project by the St. Mary Levee District includes a like project on the Hanson Canal. They are being funded by community development block grants from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike recovery funds.

Taxpayers are footing the $44,766 bill for the mediation attorney hired to try to straighten out differences between Hospital Service District 1 board members and two Franklin Foundation Hospital p

St. Martin seeks ways to challenge FAS

On Friday, protest signs could be seen in the yards of several residents of Belle River, and one old shed had been spray-painted near La. 70 in Belle River.
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St Martin Parish leaders are examining what legal action the parish can take now that state regulators have approved a waste transfer station in Belle River, even though the station violates parish

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Andrew Decondris and Brenna Laubach
Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Children’s Day King and Queen 2015
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Brenna Laubach and Andrew Decondris were presented as the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Children’s Day King and Queen 2015 on Saturday during the adult coronation at the Morgan City Munic

Obituaries

Celestine Mouton, 75, a resident of Patterson, Louisiana, died at 9 a.m. Aug. 31, 2015, at her come in Patterson.

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