Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

MORGAN CITY — Though Richard Romaire and Ferris Romaire served thousands of miles apart during World War II, the brothers reunited after the war ended when both were stationed in the Philippines. Richard Romaire, 89, and Ferris Romaire, 88, both of Morgan City, first moved to the city in 1938.
Knights of Columbus Council 6873 of Baldwin awarded eight $400 scholarships to local high school graduates Wednesday during a special ceremony. From left are KC member Willie Charpentier, David Charpentier, KC member Wayne Stevens, Becca Robison, Kelsea Bourgeois, Beau LeBlanc, Garret Burns and KC grand knight Mike Picard.

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The Franklin Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance concerning the location of the following wanted suspect:

Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

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Test piles driven at emergency center site groundbreaking set for late July

Workers were driving test pilings Wednesday at the new Government and Emergency Operations Center in Morgan City. The center is expected to be in operation by the 2015 hurricane season.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

As of Wednesday afternoon, workers had driven six or seven test pilings at the site of the Port of Morgan City’s new $9.5 million Government and Emergency Operations Center, Port of Morgan City Exe

Arrest reports

A 16-year-old Patterson boy was accused of making threats against three people and then kicked a police unit, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.

Central Catholic High School awards

Central Catholic High School held its annual Senior Academic, Athletic and Scholarship Awards Breakfast May 15 at the Petroleum Club. The H&B Young Foundation Scholarship recipient must live within the corporate city limits of Morgan City, have been enrolled in the TOPS core curriculum and must demonstrate above average leadership qualities. Bryson Barbier was awarded the H&B Young Scholarship by Deacon Vic Bonnaffee, principal.
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Central Catholic High School held its annual Senior Academic, Athletic and Scholarship Awards Breakfast May 15 at the Petroleum Club.

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LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans.

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Morgan City High graduate Logan Scully was the recipient of the Glover-Stackhouse 2014 Scholarship.

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