Ronnie Harris, director of business development for CivicSource, speaks during Tuesday's Morgan City Council meeting. The council approved a contract for the company to handle the sale of adjudicated properties in the city or collection of over-due taxes on those properties. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

City looks to sell properties with long over-due taxes

Morgan City officials took a step Tuesday in the legal process to sell private properties or recoup owed taxes and penalties that the owners haven’t paid in years.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker
St. Mary law enforcement officers take part in an exercise designed to help them tell the difference between human and animal bones Tuesday at a workshop conducted by members of the LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services Laboratory.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Sgt. Louis Ashley, left, Sgt. LaRaine Lange and Detective Jeremy Greene practice marking the important finds at a crime scene.

Morgan City Detective Sgt. Rick Hartley learns the fine points of mapping a potential crime scene under the direction of Teresa V. Wilson of the LSU FACES Lab.

UPDATED: Local police, deputies learn about forensic anthropology

Call it a bare-bones education.



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