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Industrial Road to provide oilfield trucks alternate route

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on the Industrial Road Project at the south end of Federal Avenue and the floodwall in Morgan City. From left are Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; Tim Matte, St. Mary Levee District executive director; Gary Duhon, port commissioner; Ron Bias, Morgan City District 3 councilman; Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; Sterling Fryou, St. Mary Parish councilman; Albert Foulcard, parish councilman; Tim Tregle, St. Mary Parish councilman; Henry “Bo” LaGrange, parish chief administrative officer; and Michael Brocato Jr., St. Mary Levee District operations manager.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Officials broke ground Wednesday on a project to build a road that will give oilfield non-hazardous waste trucks an alternate route so they do not have travel through residential areas.

Discovery Canada films segment on Phoenix International’s 850-lb. diving suit

Phoenix International personnel give Alan Nursall, Telus World of Science president and CEO, instructions about the Atmospheric Diving System before it and Nursall were lowered into a tank of water in Bayou Vista. A camera crew filmed his experience for a Canadian television show.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Would you know how to pilot an 850-pound diving suit?

Youth kayak race this Saturday

Peyton Pellerin, 12, of Breaux Bridge, paddles a K1 racing boat in this year’s Top of the Teche, held April 5. Peyton and his triplet brothers, Carson and Conrad, all veterans of Petite Tour du Teche, are expected to enter the “big race” in October. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Petite Tour du Teche, kayak races for youths 5 to 17, will be held in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts in Breaux Bridge Saturday, Aug. 2.

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