Morgan City High student A’mari Martin answers a question during the teen forum at the St. Mary NAACP annual Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City. Tri-City area students, from left, Kamryn Bradford of Patterson High, Fernando Torres and Tayla Weary, both of Morgan City High, listen as each respond to the moderators’ question. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City area residents, young and old, were challenged Monday to have a cause in life that requires them to overcome giant obstacles during the St. Mary NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City.

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan presents Franklin Councilman Eugene Foulcard with a key to the city of Patterson during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance and March at Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Foulcard was the guest speaker during the service. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The struggle for people to live out Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence is all too real for Franklin City Councilman Eugene Foulcard and his family.
A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

$9,000 Oilfield Fishing Rodeo gift supports Well Control Simulation Lab

The Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo recently donated $9,000 to the Nicholls State Department of Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management for the Well Control Simulation Lab. Shown from left are Neal Weaver, Nicholls vice president of university advancement; Loreta Dupre, events coordinator for the fishing rodeo; Joey Cannata, operations manager at Tanks-A-Lot; Bruce Murphy, Nicholls president; Mike Gautreaux, executive director of the department; and John Doucet, Nicholls dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo has donated $9,000 to Nicholls State University’s Department of Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management, which will use the contribution to pur

Festival ends its 2016 run

Joshua Henson, 5, left, and Jordan Henson, 3, ride a motorcycle at the carnival Monday at the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The rain fell hard, and the local economy is in a slump. But people managed to have a good time at the Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival over the Labor Day weekend.



With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.


THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Ivy confronted Quinn after seeing her in the steam room with Ridge, and Quinn insisted she has no feelings for Ridge.

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