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.

Massive effort to clear bayou here

Water hyacinth are rafted up thick at the East Calumet floodgate, top. Lockmaster Lennis Paray says he’ll flush them out to sea if tides cooperate. Below, The T.E.C.H.E. Project volunteers gather lilies at Franklin as part of Operation Hippo.

Last Saturday, The TECHE Project, a local nonprofit group working to raise awareness of the environmental, cultural, historical, and recreational values of Bayou Teche, partnered with ACA/LL Bean,

Tour du Teche V paddle race starts Friday

Kayakers slug it out in Tour du Teche IV. Paddlers come from all over the state and both ends of the country to vie for cash prize, trophies and just bragging rights in Louisiana’s premier paddling marathon. Tour du Teche V starts Friday at Port Barre, starts in St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish and New Iberia on Saturday, and at Franklin on Sunday. The three segments add up to 135 miles and countless adventures. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Paddlers, their coureurs de bois, and traveling cheering squads are coming to the Teche Country this weekend from Texas, Kansas, Florida, Illinois, California, Wisconsin and Maryland as well as all

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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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