Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Fire departments, 911 receive new radio gear

St. Mary Sheriff’s Office personnel learned about a new 700 megahertz radio system installed during an open house at the St. Mary Parish 911 office in Morgan City Wednesday. Standing, from left, are 911 Director Charlotte Angeron, Detective Jimmy Broussard, Maj. Gary Driskell and Maj. Scott Anslum. Seated is Rit Das, senior systems engineer for Motorola.
(The Daily Review/Jean L. McCorkle)

Thanks to a $687,000 federal grant, St. Mary Parish fire departments and the 911 system unveiled a communications upgrade that went live Friday.

Financial lessons at Morgan City Junior High

Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities. The program was provided by the New Orleans Junior Achievement Organization and sponsored by Capital One Bank. From left, are Herman and Mary Hartman, Carrie Stansbury, Lea Hebert, Morgan Murdock, Jim Firmin, Dane Robison, Pam Daniels, Cherie Laiche, Manuel Ramirez, Emily Bailey, Rev. Terry Bunner and John Landry
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members volunteered their time to assist students from Morgan City Junior High become aware of financial responsibilities.

Actor visits Rotary

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from local actor and singer Isaac White, who acted in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” film, about his experiences in the entertainment arena at a recent luncheon. From left are Rotary program director Herman Hartman, White and President Donald Stephens.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from local actor and singer Isaac White, who acted in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” film, about his experiences in the entertainment arena at a recent luncheon.

Entertainment at the library

Storytellers, magicians and puppeteers Frank and Tammy Chaisson from Houma, will entertain the children at the Morgan City Public Library at 2 p.m. May 29. The program includes audience participation with lots of humor via the use of puppets and magic. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 985-380-4646.
(Submitted Photo)

Storytellers, magicians and puppeteers Frank and Tammy Chaisson from Houma, will entertain the children at the Morgan City Public Library at 2 p.m. May 29.

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Sports

The Morgan City High School girls bowling team will begin Bi Regional play Monday at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City. Morgan City is 12-1 this season. The team consists of, front row from left, Rylee Sartwell, Meghan Amador, Ali Tregle and Caroline Owens. On the back row, from left, are Alyssa Rich, Hannah Pipes, Laura Nolazco and Cayce Keton. Not pictured is Marissa Davis. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City High School girls’ bowling team and the Berwick High School boys’ bowling team both will continue their postseasons Monday as they compete in the Bi Regional round of the state bowl

Lifestyle

St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin presented keys to the parish during the St. Mary AARP March meeting. Sidney Boudreaux was honored for his 100th birthday, and St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen Laurie Vining and Rebecca Vining were recognized. From left are Genevive and Sidney Boudreaux, St. Mary Parish Councilman Sterling Fryou, Rebecca Vining and Naquin. Laurie Vining was unable to attend.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting March 2 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City, home of St. Mary AARP.

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