Wreaths were placed Monday at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City to honor soldiers who died in service to the country. From left, Fallen Warriors Memorial Co-Chairman Marc Distefano and Louisiana Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin stand by a wreath bearing the name of Marine Corps Pvt. Donald Ray Anthony Roberton of Patterson. Roberton’s name recently became the 68th name to be added to the memorial, which honors Tri-City area soldiers who were killed in wars. Roberton was killed during World War II by Japanese troops after attempting to rescue American soldiers on Makin Island in the Pacific. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
The Tri-City community paid tribute Monday to all soldiers who died serving their country, including an almost-forgotten hero from Patterson executed during World War II after attempting to rescue
Registration for the dance portion of the Bayou Beaux Arts and Dance Program will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Hall in the city council chambers.