Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drainage district officials have come up with a permanent solution to fix problems in Morgan City’s Lakeside Subdivision, but the board chairman says the district isn’t authorized to do the work required.
Chitimacha Police Chief Hal Hutchinson reported the following arrests: Kevin Daigle II, 29, of Arnaudville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft and released on a summons.
Former St. Mary Parish Sheriff David Naquin was on hand at the weekly meeting of the Franklin Rotary Club Tuesday to deliver an informative presentation as well as a message for the audience…if criminals leave behind fingerprints, law enforcement has a distinct advantage in identifying them and bringing them to justice.

Lee Dragna, chairman of St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2, speaks during the Morgan City Council meeting Tuesday. Dragna asked city officials to implement a solution to drainage problems in Lakeside Subdivision that the drainage district legally cannot do. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Tips help Alzheimer’s patients during holidays

Licensed clinical social worker Keith Weisheit shares with Kim Aucoin tips for creating a comfortable Thanksgiving Day experience for her loved one suffering with Alzheimer’s disease. An Alzheimer’s support group meeting is held at 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Maison Jardin Senior Living Community in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

An Alzheimer’s support group leader discussed preparation for holiday stressors during a November meeting at Maison Jardin Senior Living Community in Morgan City.

Still time for Christmas Child donations

Cyndy Douglas and her son, Matthew Douglas, load 70 boxes onto a cart this morning for Operation Christmas Child at First Baptist Church in Morgan City. The boxes were prepared by Immanuel Baptist Church members. The deadline to turn in prepared boxes for shipping is Monday at First Baptist Church. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

St. Mary Parish collection center for Operation Christmas Child is close to passing last year’s highest collection total for Louisiana.

NTSB links fatal crash to poorly maintained tire

In this file photo, a state police trooper examines the sport utility vehicle involved in a Feb. 15, 2014, crash with a baseball team’s bus on U.S. 90 in Centerville. The crash, which killed four people, was part of a federal study that linked the crash to an old, poorly maintained tire.

The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute

A recent National Transportation Safety Board report on tire-related crashes investigated a February 2014 Centerville wreck in which four people were killed after a 10-year-old tire on a midsize sp

Recreation District No. 3 has tax proposition on ballot

Young people enjoy the skate park at Bayou Vista’s Central Park in this file photo. Recreation District No. 3 is asking voters to combine one existing millage for maintaining recreation facilities.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The governor’s race and other state and regional campaigns may be taking up all the headline space.

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