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Artificial reefs aimed at creating ‘living shoreline’

The individual OysterBreak units are like big round Legos typically stacked two layers high, Tyler Ortego said. Each unit on the top layer is 3 feet and locks it into the underlying layer. The OysterBreak units can be configured into any geometry to fit project objectives, he said.
(Submitted Photo)

An innovatively designed artificial oyster reef system is engineered to create a living shoreline and may soon help protect the St.

Port moving forward with emergency operations center plans

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office mobile command center parked Monday at the Port of Morgan City. St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert is standing by the center.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Port officials took another step Monday towards bringing the $9.3 million government operations and emergency center to a site on La. 182 next to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

Car show fundraiser for Fallen Warriors Memorial

Ronnie Ratcliff of Morgan City looks at a 1923 Ford T-Bucket owned by Paul Soper of Thibodaux at Saturday’s Morgan City Fallen Warriors Memorial Open Car, Truck, and Bike Show at Lirette Ford Lincoln in Morgan City. The show, which was organized by the Southeast Louisiana Bayou Mustang Club, raised about $10,000 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial to be built at Cypress Park in Morgan City. Organizers need to raise about $150,000 to construct the memorial, he said. A groundbreaking ceremony in Cypress Park will take place Memorial Day. A dinner fundraiser will be held May 22 at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Tickets will go on sale after April 29, Marc Distefano, a project organizer, said. The guest speaker will be retired Maj. Gen. Larry Harrington, who Distefano met while stationed in Iraq.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Ronnie Ratcliff of Morgan City looks at a 1923 Ford T-Bucket owned by Paul Soper of Thibodaux at Saturday’s Morgan City Fallen Warriors Memorial Open Car, Truck, and Bike Show at Lirette Ford Linco

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