Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival executive director dies (updated)

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Lee Delaune, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, died Saturday, according to a news release from Nathalie Weber, president of the festival.

Tourism bump

Scott Alleman of Morgan City speeds down the course Sunday during the Deep South Racing Association’s “Battle on the Basin” held Saturday and Sunday at Russo’s Landing. Alleman was racing in the Performance Bass and Ski division. The event was to benefit the Morgan City Volunteer Fire Department.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

By JEAN L. McCORKLE
jmccorkle@daily-review.com

S&P membership provides necessary funds for free festival

“Many festivals in the state charge a ‘gate’ or entrance fee and keep profits from food and drink sales for festival operation,” said Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Executive Director Lee

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