Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

MORGAN CITY — Though Richard Romaire and Ferris Romaire served thousands of miles apart during World War II, the brothers reunited after the war ended when both were stationed in the Philippines. Richard Romaire, 89, and Ferris Romaire, 88, both of Morgan City, first moved to the city in 1938.
Knights of Columbus Council 6873 of Baldwin awarded eight $400 scholarships to local high school graduates Wednesday during a special ceremony. From left are KC member Willie Charpentier, David Charpentier, KC member Wayne Stevens, Becca Robison, Kelsea Bourgeois, Beau LeBlanc, Garret Burns and KC grand knight Mike Picard.

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The Franklin Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance concerning the location of the following wanted suspect:

Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

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Morgan City Rotary Club

The Rotary Club held its annual installation of officers and directors for 2014 through 2015 on Thursday at the Petroleum Club. From left are Donald Stephens, past president; Bob Harrison, director of international services/foundation; Joanne Bergeron, director of vocational services/memberships; Lea Hebert, vice president; Cherie Laiche, secretary; Diane Irwin, treasurer; Carla Prejean, president; Herman Hartman, director of community services/public relations; and Scott Melancon, sergeant at arms. Kim Hernandez, director of club services, and Morgan Murdock, director of the new generation, are not pictured.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Rotary Club held its annual installation of officers and directors for 2014 through 2015 on Thursday at the Petroleum Club.

Berwick waterfront Land O’Lakes lease approved

Marc Distefano, co-chairman of the Fallen Warriors Memorial Project, shows an illustration of the memorial during the Berwick Town Council meeting Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Land O’ Lakes’ logistics coordinator is set to begin leasing waterfront property for grain and salt barges as of July 1 and continue to lease the property for at least two years, Port of Morgan Cit

Grogan pushing for a stoplight on U.S. 90

The Catherine Street intersection with U.S. 90 is one of three places where Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan would like to see a stoplight.
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Citing numerous fatal and serious crashes, Mayor Rodney Grogan has asked Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, and the highway department in separate letters for a stoplight on U.S. 90 in Patterson.

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LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans.

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Morgan City High graduate Logan Scully was the recipient of the Glover-Stackhouse 2014 Scholarship.

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