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

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La. 70 at Lake End Park closed due to diesel spill

An 18-wheeler loaded with diesel fuel overturned Thursday morning on La. 70.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

La. 70 at Lake End Park was shut down and police diverted traffic through the park due to a diesel truck leaking fuel after the truck overturned this morning, police spokesman Capt.

Patterson mayor may get pay hike

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan is shown at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The City Council moved forward Tuesday with plans to increase the mayor’s salary to bring it closer to the salaries of mayors in comparable, surrounding communities, council members said.

Jingle Mingle preparations in Morgan City

Morgan City firefighter Justin Martin and operator Reed Stephens hosed the pavement under the U.S. 90 bridge on Tuesday in preparation for the upcoming Jingle Mingle that starts at 8 a.m. Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City firefighter Justin Martin and operator Reed Stephens hosed the pavement under the U.S. 90 bridge on Tuesday in preparation for the upcoming Jingle Mingle that starts at 8 a.m.

Groundbreaking held in Morgan City for emergency operations center

A groundbreaking for the Port of Morgan City’s new Government Emergency Operations Center was held Tuesday at the site on La. 182 next to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. From left are Port Commissioners Matt Ackel, Tim Matthews Sr., Joey Foret, Deborah Garber; Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade; Port Commissioner Gary Duhon; State Rep. Sam Jones; State Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols; State Sen. Bret Allain; Port Commission President Jerry Gauthier; and Port Commissioners Duane Lodrigue, Joseph Cain and Scott Melancon.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the $10 million Governmental Operations and Emergency Center were held Tuesday in Morgan City.

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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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