The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 9- and 11-year-old All-Stars had rough outings at their respective district tournaments in Thibodaux Thursday. The Morgan City 9s fell 16-6 in five innings to Franklin, while the Morgan City 11s fell 13-3 in four innings to Thibodaux.

People line the Atchafalaya River to watch the fireworks during the 2014 Rock the Fifth Independence Day celebration. This year’s Rock the Fifth will be Sunday in Morgan City and Berwick.

Steve Morell was ready to heap praise on Morgan City government workers as he looked over Lawrence Park. “The city has done a great job,” said Morell, manager of the Main Street program. “It’s beautiful out here. We expect a great crowd.”
Two upcoming events at the Teche Theater for the Performing Arts are slated in July. On July 11 at 7 p.m. the Teche Theatre will again host the Magic and Acrobatics of the Crescent Circus.

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

People line the Atchafalaya River to watch the fireworks during the 2014 Rock the Fifth Independence Day celebration. This year’s Rock the Fifth will be Sunday in Morgan City and Berwick.

Toys for Tots

Allison Marine donated to the Marine Corps League Toys for Tots Foundation. Pictured are Desiree Richard, Billy LeBoeuf, Sam Kitchen, Amy Owens and Justin Orlando.
(Submitted Photo)

Allison Marine and Regions Bank donated to the Marine Corps League Toys for Tots Foundation.

Old pumps removed

Workers pulled two old pumps Monday at a St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2 pumping station on Victor II Boulevard, Morgan City Public Works Supervisor Jean Paul Bourg said. The two non-functioning pumps, which can pump 36,000 gallons per minute when functioning properly, were taken out to be rebuilt. Reconstructing the pumps might take about a month, Bourg said. The station has a total of five pumps, three of which are functioning, he said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Workers pulled two old pumps Monday at a St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2 pumping station on Victor II Boulevard, Morgan City Public Works Supervisor Jean Paul Bourg said.

Storm rattles area

Vehicles traveled slowly down Southeast Boulevard in Bayou Vista during heavy rain Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Three inches of rain, wind gusts over 45 mph and nearly 1,000 lightning strikes per hour rolled through the Tri-City area Tuesday afternoon but left the eastern end of the parish relatively unscath

Amelia store robbed at gunpoint (updated)

At 3:34 pm Sunday, December 21, 2014, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Family Dollar store located on Highway 182 Frontage Road in Amelia. The perpetrator(s) left the area with approximately $150 in cash. The lone gunman exited the store and ran to a vehicle parked in a nearby RV park. Attached are 3 pictures gathered from video surveillance of this vehicle. Anyone who may recognize the vehicle or have information on the crime may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622. Callers may remain anonymous. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to crimewatch@stmaryso.com.
(Photos from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office.

Police are searching for the person or persons who robbed the Amelia Family Dollar at gunpoint Sunday afternoon.

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The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars dropped its district tournament opener Thursday in Thibodaux to Thibodaux, 13-3 in four innings. Above, TyJae Vaughns receives a high five from assistant coach Chris Boudreaux after making a catch to
end an inning. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City 9- and 11-year-old All-Stars had rough outings at their respective district tournaments in Thibodaux Thursday.

Obituaries

Warren Joseph Fortier died peacefully at his home Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the age of 90.

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