The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

A large, experienced senior class will lead the Central Catholic Eagle football team into the 2016 season. The Class 1A school has 12 seniors on its 47-player roster.

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City officials have replaced the ex-housing authority chairman on the board with someone who spent his early years living in Brownell Homes and says he wants to be a voice for those who live in public housing.

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Some 150 feet of bulkhead is being installed at the site of the Port of West St. Mary’s industrial park on the Charenton Navigation and Drainage Canal. Southern Constructors of New Iberia is building the bulkhead as the site moves closer to fruition. A loading pad is to be constructed in the future.

The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Students ponder new gender rules

Morgan City High School 10th-grade civic students, from left, Joh’Nay Coulon and Mattie Carter discuss the new rules dealing with the gender identity of students. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

In the midst of the debate over transgender rights in public schools, Morgan City High 10th-grade civic students chimed in on the national conversation that will affect them.

Freedom Fest, Memorial Day ceremony coming up

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.

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The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

A large, experienced senior class will lead the Central Catholic Eagle football team into the 2016 season.
The Class 1A school has 12 seniors on its 47-player roster.

Lifestyle

By this time of the year, our yards and gardens generally look a little frayed. Heat stress takes its toll on just about everything except the tropicals.

Obituaries

January 9, 1943- August 22, 2016
Dr. Timothy James Haley III, a native of New York and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the age of 73.

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