Workers move dirt dug Thursday from the Hellenic property in Morgan City. The soil will be used to raise levees in the area while also providing for a canal that will lead to a new pump station. Local drainage district officials are asking voters to approve a bond proposition March 25 for the district to issue $6.25 million in bonds to pay to build the new pump station. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drainage district leaders are asking Morgan City residents to vote March 25 for a bond proposal that they say would allow them to build a new pumping station but wouldn’t raise residents’ property taxes.
The ribbon was cut Friday at L&E Express Daiquiri, located at 1423 Joe Hoy Drive in Franklin. Owner Kirby Madison Sr. and manager Alison Jones Madison were joined by St. Mary Chamber of Commerce members and staff as well as friends, family and others for the occasion.

This is one of 25 eagles spotted by Eagle Expo participants during Saturday's boat tour along the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Dozens of eager eagle-watchers flocked to Morgan City over the weekend. They wanted to see bald eagles, and they wanted to hear how bald eagles are doing. “Bald eagles are doing fine in Louisiana,” said Michael Seymour of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries at a Saturday morning seminar at the Petroleum Club.

Calling out the Guard: 150 troops mobilized after tornadoes

U.S. Air National Guard Photo/Master Sgt. Toby Valadie
Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, talks to reporters about the support the Guard will provide to New Orleans at the direction of Gov. John Bel Edwards after a tornado hit New Orleans East on Feb. 7.

NEW ORLEANS – At the request of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Louisiana National Guard has mobilized 150 personnel to assist local, parish and state eme

Livestock show awards

Luke Miller received the swine award for Champion AOB, above. Below, Mason Bourque received awards for Champion Red Brahman Bulland Champion Brangus Bull. The awards were presented at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show.

Chevron official: Deep-water oil is promising for industry

Stephen Thurston, vice president for Chevron North America Exploration and Production Co., speaks Wednesday in Morgan City. The potential for oil production in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico is promising, Thurston said. Less than half of the over 24 billion barrels of deep-water oil discovered in the gulf has been extracted, and another 11 billion barrels have yet to be found, he said. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Billions of barrels of oil sitting deep in the Gulf of Mexico paint a bright picture for the future of gulf oil production, a Chevron executive said Wednesday.

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Morgan City High School fell in first-round Class 4A playoff action at Rayne High School Thursday, 74-55. No individual stats were submitted today. Look for more in Monday's newspaper. Morgan City finished its season with a 9-12 mark. Above, Morgan City's Twanna LeBeau shoots during regular season action against Ellender. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Lifestyle

Ashley Totten and Luke Derise
--Brittany Totten Photo

Ronnie and Philomena Totten of Patterson wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Marie Totten, to Luke Joseph Derise, son of Joey Derise of Morgan City an

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