Morgan City Housing Authority Attorney Robert Duffy

The Morgan City Housing Authority board began Thursday the process of finding a new executive director by forming a sub-committee for the sole purpose of filling that position and also approved keeping its interim director for at least six more months.

The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City girls’ bowling team started off their season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic, the 2014 girls’ state runner-up. Hannah Pipes led Morgan City with a 610 series (204, 210, 196).

Craig Cudworth

Craig Cudworth sat in on his first board meeting Thursday as the new interim chief executive officer of Franklin Foundation Hospital.

Morgan City Housing Authority Attorney Robert Duffy

The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Craig Cudworth

Relay for Life set for Saturday

Area mayors signed proclamations in support of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life to be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Seated, from left, are Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan and Berwick Town Councilman Edgar Thomas. Standing is Katie Kaai, representing the relay.
(Submitted Photo)

The Relay for Life of East St. Mary-Morgan City will take place from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

Veterans Day targeted for Fallen Warriors Memorial dedication

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi and Councilman Louis Tamporello Jr. met with Terry Mayon, co-chairman of the Fallen Warriors Memorial Project, Wednesday morning at Cypress Park to discuss the possible sites in the park where a memorial can be located. Grizzaffi said a recommendation will be made to the City Council at its next meeting April 22. They were joined in the discussion by Dwayne Barbier, recreation department director. Above from left, Loupe, Tamporello, Mayon and Grizzaffi.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The City of Morgan City, partnering with a private group, is moving forward with deciding on the location in Cypress Park for a Fallen Warriors Memorial to be dedicated Veterans Day, Nov.

Black Bear Festival kicks off tonight

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted a Bayou Teche Bear Festival Kick-Off Party Thursday at the Teche Theatre in Franklin. Participants were served food from several local eateries and listened to music provided by Rick Lorenzo and Mark Robicheaux. Bayou Teche Bear Festival board members Catherine Siracusa, Edgar Dugas, Michelle Frederick and Delores Stewart, pictured above from left, display the 2014 festival poster and T-shirt. Below, Bayou Teche Bear Festival Queen X Nikki Nicole Pennison is pictured with Mayor Raymond Harris and board member Delores Stewart.

Bears, bands and booths take center stage today on the banks of Bayou Teche in downtown Franklin.
The Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival kicks off at 6 p.m.

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The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City girls’ bowling team started off their season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic, the 2014 girls’ state runner-up.

Lifestyle

Glen Ghirardi provided magical entertainment at the St. Mary AARP Jan. 5 meeting. Member Linda Levron volunteered to assist with one of his tricks.
--Mark Leonard photos

On Jan. 5, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. Lirette Ford Lincoln Mercury sponsored the meal of meat sauce spaghetti.

Obituaries

Audrey “Doot” Bailey

October 9, 1923 — January 22, 2015
Audrey “Doot” Bailey, a native of Four Mile Bayou and resident of Stephensville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the age of 91.

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