Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drainage district officials have come up with a permanent solution to fix problems in Morgan City’s Lakeside Subdivision, but the board chairman says the district isn’t authorized to do the work required.
Chitimacha Police Chief Hal Hutchinson reported the following arrests: Kevin Daigle II, 29, of Arnaudville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft and released on a summons.
Former St. Mary Parish Sheriff David Naquin was on hand at the weekly meeting of the Franklin Rotary Club Tuesday to deliver an informative presentation as well as a message for the audience…if criminals leave behind fingerprints, law enforcement has a distinct advantage in identifying them and bringing them to justice.

Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

‘Unbelievable test’ for new port center

Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade speaks during Monday’s port meeting held at the new Government Emergency and Operations Center. Behind him are screens showing a view of the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City and an aerial view of the surrounding waterways. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Port of Morgan City’s new Government Emergency Operations Center has gotten quite the test during the past month with multiple agencies operating out of the building on a daily basis.

Krewe of Hephaestus royalty

King and Queen Hephaestus LVI Dr. Robert Bourgeois and Sissy Cheramie
--Brocato Photography

The Krewe of Hephaestus held its Mardi Gras tableau Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Named King and Queen Hephaestus LVI was Dr. Robert Bourgeois and Sissy Cheramie.

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