Morgan City High School’s Tywuan Walker prepares to release the game-winning shot during the waning seconds of Morgan City’s contest against South Terrebonne Friday. Morgan City rallied in the fourth quarter to avoid an upset bid in a 59-57 victory. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Tywuan Walker’s last-second bucket off a turnover helped Morgan City stave off an upset from South Terrebonne in District 7-4A action Friday.

A fire Saturday night at a two-story house in Amelia displaced two families. No injuries were reported.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Two families, including at least five children, lost their two-story home to a fire Saturday night. Amelia Fire Chief Carl McAllister said his department received a report of the fire at 9:40 p.m. Saturday. When firefighters arrived on the scene, the home on Cynthia Street was fully involved.

Scene from last year’s Franklin Art Walk

The Sixth Annual Art Walk will be Wednesday, March 4 from 5-8 p.m.

Morgan City High School’s Tywuan Walker prepares to release the game-winning shot during the waning seconds of Morgan City’s contest against South Terrebonne Friday. Morgan City rallied in the fourth quarter to avoid an upset bid in a 59-57 victory. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

A fire Saturday night at a two-story house in Amelia displaced two families. No injuries were reported.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Scene from last year’s Franklin Art Walk

Hamilton: Cultural district provides tax credits, exemptions

Gaye Hamilton, Louisiana cultural district program manager, speaks Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium about Morgan City’s new cultural district.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Residents and business owners within the city’s new cultural district now have the opportunity to apply for tax credits relating to historic preservation and rehabilitation and to receive tax exemp

High school ‘rolled’

With Morgan City High School’s homecoming game against South Terrebonne Friday night, the tradition of toilet papering occurred Wednesday. While homes are the typical targets, the school did not escape the tradition this year as it was coated with toilet paper and plastic wrap this morning. Morgan City Police Assistant Chief Mark Griffin Jr. said police are not investigating the rolling of Morgan City High School as it is being treated as a school matter. Police have advised the school’s administration to contact police if they want to pursue criminal action, Griffin said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

With Morgan City High School’s homecoming game against South Terrebonne Friday night, the tradition of toilet papering occurred Wednesday.

Exploring Louisiana’s Jewish heritage

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

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Morgan City High School’s Tywuan Walker prepares to release the game-winning shot during the waning seconds of Morgan City’s contest against South Terrebonne Friday. Morgan City rallied in the fourth quarter to avoid an upset bid in a 59-57 victory. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Tywuan Walker’s last-second bucket off a turnover helped Morgan City stave off an upset from South Terrebonne in District 7-4A action Friday.

Lifestyle

Born to Nicole Jamie Aucoin and Corey Joseph Compton of Patterson, a girl, Annastasia Lynn Compton, on Dec. 13 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Catherine Seeley Charles 83, a resident of Jeanerette and native of Jennings, died Saturday, January 17, 2015, at 4:41 a.m., at Maison Teche Nursing Home in Jeanerette following a short illness.

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