Morgan City High School’s Keshawn Marshall dribbles down court against Assumption during earlier season action. Morgan City, the No. 29 seed in the Class 4A playoffs, will open postseason play Friday when it travels to face No. 4 Plaquemine. The game is a rematch of an earlier season contest
that Plaquemine won 50-29. Also, with Friday’s game, the Tigers will be making their first postseason appearance since 2012. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School boys basketball coach Brandon Harden likened No. 29 Morgan City’s Class 4A playoff contest with No. 4 Plaquemine Friday to resetting a PlayStation. The Tigers, who were defeated 50-29 by the Green Devils in Plaquemine in December while not at full strength, will now get an opportunity to redeem themselves.

The catamaran that has been drifting around Berwick Bay for nearly two weeks is towed to a secure spot by a Smith Maritime vessel Wednesday. The boat was placed on a sand bar.

The fiberglass catamaran that had been floating around Berwick Bay in the Atchafalaya River appears to have found a secure resting place.
Kolby Presley, above, received St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show honors in La. Bred Commercial Gilt swine. Below, Hunter Champagne was awarded Champion AOB and La. Bred Champion AOB swine. Both are pictured with Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris, St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin and St. Mary Superintendent of Schools Dr.

Morgan City High School’s Keshawn Marshall dribbles down court against Assumption during earlier season action. Morgan City, the No. 29 seed in the Class 4A playoffs, will open postseason play Friday when it travels to face No. 4 Plaquemine. The game is a rematch of an earlier season contest
that Plaquemine won 50-29. Also, with Friday’s game, the Tigers will be making their first postseason appearance since 2012. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

The catamaran that has been drifting around Berwick Bay for nearly two weeks is towed to a secure spot by a Smith Maritime vessel Wednesday. The boat was placed on a sand bar.

American Humanist Association says St. Mary Parish School District has replied to school prayer complaint (pdfs)

The following is an email from the American Humanist Association about its school prayer complaint and the response by the St. Mary Parish School District.

House fire in Morgan City

Firefighters received a call at 7:56 a.m. today reporting the smell of something burning at a residence in the 200 block of Barrow Street in Morgan City, substitute Fire Chief Mark Stephens said. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming from the exterior of the residence, and there was a light haze in the interior of the residence, he said. The homeowner stated that when the heater kicked on, smoke came from the vent so she turned the heater off, Stephens said. Upon investigation, firefighters discovered a board had fallen inside the heating unit and was , smoldered, Stephens said. Firefighters removed the heater and the smoldering board from the residence, he said. The damage was contained to the heating unit, Stephens said. No injuries were reported, Stephens said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Firefighters received a call at 7:56 a.m. today reporting the smell of something burning at a residence in the 200 block of Barrow Street in Morgan City, substitute Fire Chief Mark Stephens said.

Retiring fire chief: Technology improved firefighting, fire prevention

Retiring Morgan City Fire Chief Morris Price stands by a pumper fire truck Tuesday at the fire station on Victor II Boulevard in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Friday was Fire Chief Morris Price’s last day on the job as a full-time firefighter, a job he has worked his entire adult life, during which time technology has greatly improved firefighters abilit

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Inclement weather Wednesday has prompted the adjustment of some of the locations of games today at the inaugural Tri-City Baseball Classic.

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Lawrence Welch III and Calyn Swords
--Brocato Photojournalism

Brenda Swords Simon and Michael Lee Swords, both of Patterson, wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Calyn Lee Swords, to Lawrence Austin Welch III, son of Ani

Obituaries

August 21, 1933 — February 24, 2015
Rita Rebardi, 81, a native of Bayou Shaffer and resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Patterson.

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