A Business After Hours party to kick off the Black Bear Festival was held Thursday at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin. The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce event included musical entertainment by Rick Lorenzo and many local food vendors. The festival kicks off tonight at 6 and continues through Sunday.
About 50 trees along the northern border of Franklin Senior High School are set to be cut down by a natural gas pipeline company.

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram will be headed to Grambling State on a softball scholarship. She also will walk on to the volleyball team.

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Danos: Fabrication facility to bring 500 jobs to Amelia

From left, Danos Fabrication Division Security and Office Services Manager Manager Kent Lirette stands next to Mark Danos, division manager for construction and fabrication, Wednesday inside the company’s main fabrication facility in Amelia.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

An executive for oil field services company, Danos, says the company has long-term plans to employ 500 people at its new fabrication facility on 190 acres of property it began leasing at the end of

VFW members visit veterans’ home

VFW District 3 members, including members of Post 4222 Morgan City, traveled to the Reserve War Veterans’ Home in Reserve Nov. 29. The VFW members made the trip to host a Christmas Party for the 160 residents of the home. Volunteers brought each resident Christmas cards, gift bags and a snack lunch. The district commander presented the home health coordinator with a $500 dollar donation. From left, are Linda Nails, La. State Ladies Auxiliary president; Sherman Whiting, La. District 3 commander and Veterans Home Health coordinator; and Tina Stratton. La. District 3 Ladies Auxiliary president.
(Submitted Photo)

VFW District 3 members, including members of Post 4222 Morgan City, traveled to the Reserve War Veterans’ Home in Reserve Nov. 29.

Morgan City High School choir performs

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard the Morgan City High School choir sing Christmas songs at a recent luncheon where Rotary Club President Carla Prejean, right, presented a check to choir director Beth Dupuy.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard the Morgan City High School choir sing Christmas songs at a recent luncheon where Rotary Club President Carla Prejean, right, presented a check to choir direct

Leadership St. Mary proclamation

Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; met at the Morgan City City Hall on Thursday for the signing of a Leadership St. Mary proclamation. Front row from left, are Grogan, Grizzaffi and Ratcliff. Others present were, from left, Raymond Pisani, Danika Foley, Darlene Castay, Almetra J. Franklin, Almetra Pierce, Jason Bailey, Karla Byron, Kristy Toups, Donna Meyer and Alyse Aucoin.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Rodney Grogan, Patterson mayor; Frank Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; and Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; met at the Morgan City City Hall on Thursday for the signing of a Leadership St.

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Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram has signed to play softball at Grambling State University. She also will walk on the volleyball team. Ingram, along with her cousin Jaiveianna Jones, held a signing ceremony at Morgan City High School Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City High School’s Brandi Ingram will be headed to Grambling State on a softball scholarship.
She also will walk on to the volleyball team.

Lifestyle

Chef Brian Blanchard organized the 26th annual Central Catholic High School Alumni Association’s Chef’s Dinner.
--Submitted photo

The Central Catholic High School Alumni Association’s 26th annual Chef’s Dinner, a Gold Medal Evening, was held April 12 at NicoBella in Morgan City.

Obituaries

March 14, 1937-April 2, 2015
Melvin Lynn Evans Jr. was a native of Louisiana. He was born in Evangeline Parish on March 14, 1937.

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