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The Daily Review/Bill Decker
A photo of a section of the Golden Ray being transported on the Bayou Chene is projected on the screen at the Emergency Operations Center on Monday. Shown are Port of Morgan City Director Raymond "Mac" Wade, left, and board President Joseph Cain.

Port board gets a look at Golden Ray's transit

The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District board heard Monday that the number of shipping transits was down last month.

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The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute
A basketball court in Morgan City under the U.S. 90 overpass at Fifth Street was dedicated Saturday to longtime community recreation volunteer Coach Jimmie Johnson, who passed away in August. Family members unveil a sketch of Johnson at center court with the court’s name: Jimmie Johnson Memorial Park.

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Johnson’s widow, Delores Johnson, speaks at the dedication ceremony. From left are Danika Foley and Courtney “Schola” Long of the community organization Hoodstock, which spearheaded the project, Johnson and Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi.

Basketball court dedicated to 'Coach Jimmie'

A vision became a reality Saturday as a local basketball court that had been revitalized was dedicated in a longtime community leader’s honor.

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