The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.
Doves fly through the air at the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in St. Mary Parish located just off Highway U.S. 90 in Franklin that will try to ensure the safety of children in domestic situations.
The St. Mary Parish Council gathered for their second meeting of the month yesterday and aside from congratulating local athletes and meeting a new candidate for the District 3 Congressional Seat, most of the work was in regards to rezoning measures.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Eagle Expo seminars, tours scheduled for this weekend

An eagle could be seen at the Extreme Raptors by Johnathan Wood at the Patterson Area Civic Center on Wednesday and Thursday. The event was part of the 10th Annual Eagle Expo and continues through the weekend.
Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The 10th annual Eagle Expo and More, which began Thursday, will continue through Saturday with seminars and boat tours to view eagles.

Public will get a say in hiring of new housing director

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson speaks during Thursday’s board meeting.
Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald

The Morgan City Housing Authority board plans to hold an open discussion at its March 26 meeting about the selection of a new executive director, which the authority has been without since June 201

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Court Massabielle of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas crowned the Blessed Mother at the organization’s May meeting. Regent-elect Veronica Governale did the crowning.

Obituaries

Clarence Grogan, 63, a native of Morgan City, Louisiana, and resident of Berwick, Louisiana, died Monday, May 23, 2016, at Patterson Health Care Center.

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