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.

Woman learns brother was hero

Marine Pfc. Danny Lee Paul of Morgan City was killed during the Vietnam War while saving fellow wounded Marines. His sister, Myrna Cook, recently learned of the heroic actions her brother took in his final moments. (Submitted)

Marine Pfc. Danny Lee Paul of Morgan City died a hero while saving the lives of fellow Marines during the Vietnam War. And, now, 49 years later, his sister knows that, too.

Amelia-area residents get break on insurance

These are members of the team at Fire District 3 in Amelia, which recently received an upgrade in its fire protection rating. From left: medic-firefighter Bobby Guidry; Assistant Chief Jason Brown; Fire Chief Carl McAllister; and medic-firefighter Justin Rogers.

AMELIA – Taxpayers in St. Mary Parish’s Fire District No. 3 paid for a secondhand ladder truck two years ago. Now the truck might give back something more tangible than peace of mind.



With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.


THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Ivy confronted Quinn after seeing her in the steam room with Ridge, and Quinn insisted she has no feelings for Ridge.

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