A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

About 100 Louisiana firefighters spent three days at LSU Eunice learning skills from leadership to a fire fighting tactic that one of the state’s top trainers calls controversial. Dave Casey, director of the LSU Carrol Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute in Baton Rouge, said training was for first-line supervisors.

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 37-year-old Morgan City man wanted on a Lafayette Police first-degree murder warrant, according to a Morgan City Police news release.

A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Achievement awards

The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Clara B.

Clergymen reflect on Good Friday, Easter

John and Adrienne Bigler, members of Pharr Chapel United Methodist Church in Morgan City, place flowers on the cross outside the church for Easter 2014. Each year the cross is transformed as a way of celebrating the resurrection.

Today is a somber one for Christians as they remember Jesus’ death on the cross for humanity, but that sadness will turn to rejoicing on Easter Sunday, when they celebrate Christ’s resurrection.

Campaign will raise money to restore Morgan City's second-oldest hosue

Deborah Price stands in front of the Gathright House on Myrtle Street in October 2014. Price helped organize efforts to save and restore the building.
The house’s origins have been traced to at least 1855. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

A Morgan City nonprofit organization is kicking off a fundraising campaign to restore the city’s second-oldest house and to turn it into a museum, which organizers hope to start renovations on this

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Mr. and Mrs. Lance Fontenot
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Natalyn Luci Sonnier and Lance Christopher Fontenot were united in holy matrimony April 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson. The Rev. Herb Bennerfield officiated the nuptial mass.

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