Max Cordova

Morgan City Police spokesman Capt. James Blair expressed his support of officers’ decisions to arrest two men Sunday during an incident involving a 16-year-old girl at Lake End Park, he said in a statement on a social media site and to the news media.

The Morgan City volleyball varsity and junior varsity volleyball team consists of, seated, from left, Emily Boudreaux, Hannah Gros, Katelyn Gautreaux, Kaitlyn Gros and Brandi Albarado. Kneeling, from left, are Kennedy Hebert, Paige Loftin, Faith Crappell, Abby Reynaud, Twanna LeBeau and Alllie Vincent. Standing, from left, are Cecily Feliciano, Karley Guidry, Brandi Ingram, Jaiveianna Jones, Alexandra Thompson and Dwanna LeBeau. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

The Morgan City Lady Tigers will be going through a rebuilding phase this year as the squad must replace five of their six starters from a year ago.

Kara Klahn and Noah Johnson were enjoying the carnival rides on Sunday at the festival.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The weather may have dampened the festival Saturday, but festival goers made up for the day they missed on Sunday, organizers say. “Saturday was a washout. Sunday was awesome. Last night, the park was packed and for most of the day,” Lee Delaune, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival director, said.

Max Cordova

The Morgan City volleyball varsity and junior varsity volleyball team consists of, seated, from left, Emily Boudreaux, Hannah Gros, Katelyn Gautreaux, Kaitlyn Gros and Brandi Albarado. Kneeling, from left, are Kennedy Hebert, Paige Loftin, Faith Crappell, Abby Reynaud, Twanna LeBeau and Alllie Vincent. Standing, from left, are Cecily Feliciano, Karley Guidry, Brandi Ingram, Jaiveianna Jones, Alexandra Thompson and Dwanna LeBeau. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Kara Klahn and Noah Johnson were enjoying the carnival rides on Sunday at the festival.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Craft show vendors offer variety for festival-goers

Justin Douglas, 10, of Morgan City, plays with a remotely operated vehicle simulator Saturday under the U.S. 90 bridge during the 37th annual arts and crafts show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Festival-goers were treated to a variety of merchants and displays during the 37th annual arts and crafts show at the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival.

Food booths raise money for causes

Festival-goers continue to line up for food in Lawrence Park despite rain Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The festival weekend featured lots of food, much of it sold by non-profits in Lawrence Park to benefit various charitable causes, and one group even gave away free jambalaya.

Arrests reports

A 39-year-old Morgan City man was charged Sunday for molestation of a juvenile after attempting to disrobe a 16-year-old girl at Lake End Park, Morgan City Police Spokesman Capt.

After 25 years, priest returns to bless the fleet

The Rev. Michael Russo, a native of Patterson, blesses a boat during the Blessing of the Fleet Sunday morning. Russo blessed the fleet 25 years ago after being ordained.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Sunday’s blessing of the fleet ceremony was very meaningful to celebrant the Rev. Michael Russo, pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Lafayette.

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Class A winners at the Sid Plot Memorial Horeshoe Tournament in Welsh Aug. 16 were, from left, Tim Gilmore of Bayou Vista, Angela Percle of Morgan City and Ron Latiolais of Gonzales. Gilmore was named tournament champion. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Area horseshoe pitchers placed at the Sid Plott Memorial Horseshoe Tournament Aug. 16.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Tyler Jensen
--Catherine Guidry Photography

Katie Nicole Davis and Tyler Mathew Jensen were united in matrimony June 28 during a 7 p.m. double-ring ceremony at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. The Rev. Jay Baker officiated.

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