The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

A large, experienced senior class will lead the Central Catholic Eagle football team into the 2016 season. The Class 1A school has 12 seniors on its 47-player roster.

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City officials have replaced the ex-housing authority chairman on the board with someone who spent his early years living in Brownell Homes and says he wants to be a voice for those who live in public housing.

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Some 150 feet of bulkhead is being installed at the site of the Port of West St. Mary’s industrial park on the Charenton Navigation and Drainage Canal. Southern Constructors of New Iberia is building the bulkhead as the site moves closer to fruition. A loading pad is to be constructed in the future.

The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Actors sought for Louisiana film

A film crew shoots a scene from the 2012 movie, "Beasts of the Southern Wild,” which was nominated for four Academy Awards. Court 13 Arts, a New Orleans-based non-profit group, made the film. Court 13 is seeking people from the area to act in its upcoming film, “Wendy.” (Court 13 Arts/ Jess Pinkham)

Producers of an upcoming movie to be filmed mostly in south Louisiana have issued a casting call to find a woman to play the role of a strong, hardworking mother in addition to roles for teens and

School supplies to be collected, distributed

Paying It Forward, a local nonprofit community group, hosted its second annual “Stuff the Bus” Friday under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City to collect supplies for St. Mary Parish children in need. Another “Stuff the Bus” event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Family Dollar parking lot in Patterson. The city of Patterson and Patterson schools are sponsoring the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community members in Patterson will both be collecting school supplies and uniforms for local children in need and distributing already collected items Saturday at different locations.

La. Guard troops show what they can do

Members of the 159th Civil Engineering Squadron and 786th Civil Engineering Squadron unfold a fiberglass mat to cover a crater during runway repair training at Silver Flag last month at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – More than 130 airmen from the Louisiana Air National Guard’s 159th Civil Engineer and Force Support Squadrons, took part in a Silver Flag exercise at Ramstein Air Base,

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The 2016 Central Catholic High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

A large, experienced senior class will lead the Central Catholic Eagle football team into the 2016 season.
The Class 1A school has 12 seniors on its 47-player roster.

Lifestyle

By this time of the year, our yards and gardens generally look a little frayed. Heat stress takes its toll on just about everything except the tropicals.

Obituaries

January 9, 1943- August 22, 2016
Dr. Timothy James Haley III, a native of New York and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the age of 73.

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