Upon receiving the National Coach of the Year award, Coach Kenneth Lockett turned his shining moment into a special honor for everyone who has ever touched his life in some special way.

Scott Angelle

Fixing the state budget would be the first priority in office of both Scott Angelle and Jay Dardenne, Republican candidates for Louisiana governor.

(The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

Special teams are the biggest concern for Tri-City area coaches in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick will host Covenant Christian in the opening game at 6 p.m., while Morgan City will face Patterson in the nightcap at 8 p.m.

Scott Angelle

(The Daily Review/Courtney Long)

‘Tis the season

Decorated golf carts, pictured above, rolled down Main Street Saturday during Franklin’s Annual Christmas Parade and Lamp-Lighting Ceremony. Hundreds of participants turned out to watch the parade, play in the snow, enjoy music from Franklin local Ashley Pierce, the Franklin Senior High School band and local band Old Soul. During the festivities, this year’s official lamp lighter, St. Mary Council on Aging, flipped the switch to light up Franklin’s Christmas display down Main Street and on the bayou-side down Teche Drive. Pictured below from left are Lamp Lighters SMP Council on Aging Director Beverly Domengeaux, COA’s oldest participant Anna Hebert, 93, and Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris.

Another 18-wheeler overturns on La. 70 by Lake End Park this morning

An 18-wheeler carrying more than 50,000 pounds of concrete overturned this morning on La. 70. No injuries and no spill was reported, police said. As of about 7:30 a.m. today the roadway remained open. (Photo Courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

For the second time in two days, an 18-wheeler overturned on La. 70 by Lake End Park, according to police.

Jump Start is designed to steer students to careers

Morgan City High School teacher Ana Aloisio was lecturing her Allied Health I class Wednesday at Morgan City High School. The class is an introduction to the medical field offered by the school.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Nearly three dozen high school courses of study for nursing, carpentry, welding and other jobs have been approved by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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Artists Guild Unlimited’s annual Labor Day Show and Sale will be held Sept. 2-24 at the AGU Everett Street Gallery in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Eric Swanson

April 17, 1978 — August 25, 2015
Eric Swanson, a native of Dallas and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at his residence at the age of 37.

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