Gerald Thibodeaux of Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Co. presents Morgan City's annual audit report during Tuesday's City Council meeting. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City government fared well on its annual audit despite having to go through a more extensive auditing process than normal. Gerald Thibodeaux of Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Co. presented Morgan City’s audit report at Tuesday’s city council meeting for the year ended Dec. 31, 2015.

STATE CHAMPIONS: The Franklin 10U All-Stars seized the Dixie Youth 2016 10U Louisiana AAA State Championship Saturday in Alexandria. Team members are pictured above. They include: Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

(Submitted by Emily Hidalgo) The 10-year-old All-Star team from Franklin will be representing the state of Louisana in the World Series held in Laurel, Miss. after a heartfelt win for the state title this past Saturday.

“Shrek: The Musical” premiers Saturday, and continues Aug, 1, 3, 4-5 at 7 p.m. There will be a July 31 matinee at 3 p.m. Tickets are available from the Lamplighter on Main Street. The cast took time out from rehearsals to pose for a photo before getting back to readying for the show.

Gerald Thibodeaux of Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Co. presents Morgan City's annual audit report during Tuesday's City Council meeting. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

STATE CHAMPIONS: The Franklin 10U All-Stars seized the Dixie Youth 2016 10U Louisiana AAA State Championship Saturday in Alexandria. Team members are pictured above. They include: Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

“Shrek: The Musical” premiers Saturday, and continues Aug, 1, 3, 4-5 at 7 p.m. There will be a July 31 matinee at 3 p.m. Tickets are available from the Lamplighter on Main Street. The cast took time out from rehearsals to pose for a photo before getting back to readying for the show.

Sugarcane Field Day

Participants in the 2016 St. Mary, Iberia and Vermilion Sugarcane Field Day traveled Friday to one of the prepared stops at the Iberia Research Station in Jeanerette. Presenters gave speeches about sugarcane seed strains. The event also featured information on new technology and science behind the ever-changing sugarcane industry. LSU AgCenter scientists at the Iberia Research Station also conducts research on cattle and row crops. Scientists also study energy cane, a variety of sugarcane developed to produce biomass that can be turned into fuel for the emerging biofuel market. The 1,137-acre station in Iberia Parish has 900 acres of summer perennial pasture and hay meadows, a 200-head feedlot, and 150 acres devoted to research with agronomic crops. The cattle research includes studies of crossbreeding cattle to evaluate the suitability of tropically adapted breeds to Louisiana, resistance to internal parasites and efficient use of nutrients. Scientists conduct studies on forage-fed beef, which is becoming more popular. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

Festival poster unveiled

Artist Tony Bernard of Lafayette and Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Queen Anna Washburn unveil the 2016 festival painting and poster Thursday evening at the Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center. This is the second year the festival has commissioned Bernard to create the festival poster. The festival will be held Sept. 1-5. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Artist Tony Bernard created the 2016 Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival poster hoping it would be a piece of artwork that people will be more likely to display in their homes than a typical

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Billy Waguespack of Bayou Vista took home the blue ribbon in the Bayou BBQ Bash cheesecake throw down held Friday. He competed against Mata Tellman and Cherrie Laiche.

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