Officials prepping floodgates, Bayou Chene for closure

Morgan City Public Works supervisor Jean Bourg and public works department employee Irvin Trahan wrap a chain around the bottom portion of the flood gate Thursday to begin closing the gate. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Area leaders have begun making preparations to close floodgates and block Bayou Chene in anticipation of the Jan. 23 crest of the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City.

Quilts for Chez Hope’s families

The Rumpled Quilts Guild of Morgan City and the Cane Cutters of Houma donated quilts to Chez Hope families in December. From left are Carol Martinolick, Bernadette Thibodeaux, Sue Williams, Woody Carlin, Pat Gray, Donna Hinds, Joyce Gaudet, Agatha Wiggins, Kathy Primeaux, Tammy Rogers, Chez Hope Outreach Advocate,and Hella Madison, Chez Hope Children’s Advocate.


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