For the second time in as many years, the Morgan City Recreation Department may be unable to host Pop Warner football this fall. Morgan City Recreation Director Seth Thomas said Tuesday that in 2014, for the first time in 40 years, the recreation department was not able to hold Pop Warner football due to a lack of interest.

In the photo above, Mary Carrier of Church Point, comforts her daughter, Clarissa, an LSUE radiology technology student, at the prayer vigil held Tuesday at the LSU Eunice Catholic Student Center.

A prayer and candlelight vigil remembered Macyi Breaux, a LSUE student who was one of 11 people shot during a one minute rampage at the Grand 16 Theatre in Lafayette, at the LSUE Catholic Student Center on Tuesday evening.

Barret Rey

Morgan City High School continues to find coaches with collegiate head coaching experience to fill its vacancies as the Tigers recently hired ex-Alcorn State coach Barret Rey to lead its baseball program.

In the photo above, Mary Carrier of Church Point, comforts her daughter, Clarissa, an LSUE radiology technology student, at the prayer vigil held Tuesday at the LSU Eunice Catholic Student Center.

Barret Rey

Arrests reports

Jessica Hotard

A 34-year-old Youngsville woman nearly struck a parked vehicle Friday evening and then fled from a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy for several miles before stopping, St.

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival poised for 79th year of festivities

The Rev. Greg Fratt blesses the fleet during the 2013 Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Louisiana’s oldest chartered harvest festival is scheduled to celebrate 79 years of tradition and family fun during Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 28 through Sept. 1.

Teche Action Clinic first to join state initiative to assist Medicare enrollees

Teche Action Clinic is the first community health clinic to join the Louisiana Senior Health Information Program, a free counseling program for seniors and pre-retirees that helps disseminate information and assist Medicare applicants. From left are Teche CEO Dr. Gary Wiltz, Ron C. Henderson, deputy commissioner of the Office of Consumer Advocacy and Ronald Williams, Executive Management Officer in the office of the commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Insurance.

Teche Action Clinic and CEO Dr. Gary Wiltz were recognized Wednesday by officials from the State of Louisiana’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP).

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The Bayou Belle Quilters are conducting a fundraiser by selling tickets for the quilt displayed by Bayou Belle President Sandra LeBlanc. Tickets may be purchased at the Annual Quilt Show Aug.

Obituaries

Gregory Paul Butler Sr., 51, a resident of Patterson, Louisiana, passed away at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson.

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