Sheriff Mark Hebert recently accepted a $1,500 donation given to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office by SM Energy of Morgan City. The donation was presented by Shane Wiggins who, on the company’s behalf, expressed appreciation for the services the Sheriff’s Office provides.
America’s love for fairytales has been reignited over the years thanks in part to television interpretations and the acclaimed film adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods.

The Morgan City High School Tennis team concluded its season Monday at the Division II state tennis tournament
in Monroe. Team members competing included, from left, Niki Ring, Harleigh Price, Krystina Pitre and Bailee Hoggatt. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Kelly Jo Aucoin)

Morgan City High School had four members of its tennis team in action at the Division II state meet including a singles’ competitor who advanced to the quarterfinals.

The Morgan City High School Tennis team concluded its season Monday at the Division II state tennis tournament
in Monroe. Team members competing included, from left, Niki Ring, Harleigh Price, Krystina Pitre and Bailee Hoggatt. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Kelly Jo Aucoin)

Officials prepping floodgates, Bayou Chene for closure

Morgan City Public Works supervisor Jean Bourg and public works department employee Irvin Trahan wrap a chain around the bottom portion of the flood gate Thursday to begin closing the gate. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Area leaders have begun making preparations to close floodgates and block Bayou Chene in anticipation of the Jan. 23 crest of the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City.

Quilts for Chez Hope’s families

The Rumpled Quilts Guild of Morgan City and the Cane Cutters of Houma donated quilts to Chez Hope families in December. From left are Carol Martinolick, Bernadette Thibodeaux, Sue Williams, Woody Carlin, Pat Gray, Donna Hinds, Joyce Gaudet, Agatha Wiggins, Kathy Primeaux, Tammy Rogers, Chez Hope Outreach Advocate,and Hella Madison, Chez Hope Children’s Advocate.

Morganza Spillway likely to open; Move could push river above 9 feet here

At right, Col. Richard Hansen, New Orleans district commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, speaks at the Morgan City stakeholders meeting this morning at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The decision isn’t final. But the commander of the U.S.

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Sports

Tryouts for sophomore, junior and senior members on the 2016 Morgan City High School volleyball team will be held May 9-11.

Lifestyle

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Bayou Vista Garden Club President Donna Bucci, left, recently attended the 55th annual Convention of the Deep South Region of the National Garden Clubs in Tunica, Mississippi.

Obituaries

May 20, 1950-April 26, 2016
John William Melancon, 65, a resident of Geismar, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

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