Gerald Thibodeaux of Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Co. presents Morgan City's annual audit report during Tuesday's City Council meeting. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City government fared well on its annual audit despite having to go through a more extensive auditing process than normal. Gerald Thibodeaux of Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Co. presented Morgan City’s audit report at Tuesday’s city council meeting for the year ended Dec. 31, 2015.

STATE CHAMPIONS: The Franklin 10U All-Stars seized the Dixie Youth 2016 10U Louisiana AAA State Championship Saturday in Alexandria. Team members are pictured above. They include: Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

(Submitted by Emily Hidalgo) The 10-year-old All-Star team from Franklin will be representing the state of Louisana in the World Series held in Laurel, Miss. after a heartfelt win for the state title this past Saturday.

“Shrek: The Musical” premiers Saturday, and continues Aug, 1, 3, 4-5 at 7 p.m. There will be a July 31 matinee at 3 p.m. Tickets are available from the Lamplighter on Main Street. The cast took time out from rehearsals to pose for a photo before getting back to readying for the show.

Gerald Thibodeaux of Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Co. presents Morgan City's annual audit report during Tuesday's City Council meeting. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

STATE CHAMPIONS: The Franklin 10U All-Stars seized the Dixie Youth 2016 10U Louisiana AAA State Championship Saturday in Alexandria. Team members are pictured above. They include: Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

“Shrek: The Musical” premiers Saturday, and continues Aug, 1, 3, 4-5 at 7 p.m. There will be a July 31 matinee at 3 p.m. Tickets are available from the Lamplighter on Main Street. The cast took time out from rehearsals to pose for a photo before getting back to readying for the show.

Enhanced GPS technology is coming to La. paddle racers

From the mobile command center, Tour du Teche official Ray Pellerin watches the real-time progress of a team in the Chitimacha Race held last May. Using GPS technology specially designed for adventure races, TDT will be able to keep up with teams in the upcoming 275-mile Tour de la Rivière Rouge. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Tour du Teche is putting on two new ultra marathons, Tour de la Rivière Rouge, 275 miles from Shreveport-Bossier City to Port Barre, and the 410 de Louisiane, 410 miles from Shreveport-Bossier City

Norwood is in Beijing, ready to compete in world track championships

Vernon Norwood emailed The Daily Review this photo, showing him with a world track championship banner in Beijing.

Ex-LSU track and field standout Vernon Norwood of Morgan City is looking for success now and momentum for 2016 when he begins competition in the IAAF World Championships Saturday night.

Blessing of the fleet moves to Berwick; registration required to participate in boat parade

The Rev. Greg Fratt of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City blesses the fleet during the 2013 Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. The blessing of the fleet moves to Berwick this year while the Morgan City dock is being renovated.

For the first time in recent years, the annual Blessing of the Fleet at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival will be held on the Berwick side of the Atchafalaya River due to ongoing construction to im

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Central Catholic High School hosted its annual volleyball kids’ camp recently.

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Billy Waguespack of Bayou Vista took home the blue ribbon in the Bayou BBQ Bash cheesecake throw down held Friday. He competed against Mata Tellman and Cherrie Laiche.

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