Sadie McClendon, a 10-year-old country and bluegrass musician from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, plays a song Saturday at Morgan City Municipal Auditorium during Songs on the Bayou Extravaganza as part of Road to 3rd Street - Songs on the Bayou Songwriters Festival. At right is songwriter Jordan Rainer. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Country singer Ray Scott performs during Friday’s headlining concert at NicoBella in Morgan City as part of Road to 3rd Street - Songs On The Bayou Songwriters Festival. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Songs on the bayou

Road to 3rd Street - Songs on the Bayou Songwriters Festival took place Wednesday through Sunday at multiple venues in the Morgan City area and featured performances by artists in different musical

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Tri-City Helping Hearts Foundation honored Bishop Jerry T. Hebert of Morgan City, left, as citizen of the year Saturday during its annual banquet. Presenting the award is Foundation President Herman Hartman. Hebert is a bishop in the Church of God in Christ United and presides over three churches in Louisiana. He is also president of World Mission Inc. and has worked for that organization for 25 years. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Secretary: State introduces cleaner fuel school buses

A federal legal settlement with Volkswagen is helping provide school districts in Louisiana funds to buy alternative-fueled school buses that may have long-term benefits in the state, a state offic

A section of Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista is taped off Sunday after a Saturday morning tornado damaged a portion of the roof and 48 rooms. No injuries were reported, and no one was staying in the damaged rooms when the tornado hit, said Duval Arthur, director of the St. Mary Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

(Updated) Tornado damages Bayou Vista motel; no injuries reported

A tornado touched down Saturday morning in Bayou Vista and caused substantial damage at Plantation Inn but no injuries, according to officials.



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