Morgan City High School will be hosting orientation for the upcoming school year Aug. 1 for upperclassmen and Aug. 2 for freshmen and new incoming students.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle (right) listened as the council discussed with the public their opinions and concerns about the ordinances calling for a charter amendment election to have an appointed police chief and term limits. LaSalle, who is an elected police chief, is currently serving his sixth term. Also pictured left to right, Mayor Rodney Grogan, city clerk Angela Shilling-Boyles, councilmembers Joe Russo, Sandra Turner, and Travis Darnell.
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PATTERSON — The power to elect a police chief will remain in the hands of the citizens of Patterson after the council chose Tuesday not to adopt ordinances calling for a charter amendment election.
The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce will host a kickoff party for The 6th Annual Bayou BBQ Bash 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City.
In the fall, construction should begin on a roughly $1.2 million project to expand the town’s sewer system to allow for business growth in the community, officials said Tuesday.
Firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday morning at the home of former Morgan City Mayor Cedric LaFleur this morning at the corner of Franklin and Elm streets. Lafleur wasn't home when the fire started. A maid was cleaning the home at the time of the fire but escaped unharmed, witnesses said. The fire may have been caused by a generator, witnesses said. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
The home of former Morgan City Mayor Cedric LaFleur caught fire Wednesday morning, but no there were no major injuries.