The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

The manager of the state cultural district program will be in Morgan City Wednesday to explain the benefits of the city’s new cultural district, according to a news release.
Chitimacha Tribe’s inaugural Pow Wow was held Saturday in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino. Visitors packed the bleachers to watch indigenous tribal dancers and drummers. There were also Native American crafts vendors, foods such as fry bread and Indian tacos and much more. Organizers called the event a great success.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The local emergency room has seen what doctors describe as an “alarming increase” in patients using synthetic marijuana, and police say that while it’s been in the area for a number of years, its use is on the rise in the Tri-City area.

The area in the yellow is Morgan City’s cultural district.

A package of synthetic marijuana seized by Morgan City police
(Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

Land O’ Lakes company brings ship to Morgan City

The 360-foot ship Oslo Bulk 9 has begun landing at the Port of Morgan City.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of PMI Nutrition International)

PMI Nutrition International, a company owned by Land O’ Lakes, began bringing a 360-foot ship into the Port of Morgan City about three weeks ago, and a company official says it plans to export feed

Parish litter ranked

Litter was sprinkled on the ground Wednesday at Lawrence Park in Morgan City. Lawrence Park was the still being cleaned up Tuesday after the 79th annual Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival ended Monday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Members of the Keep St. Mary Beautiful Committee ranked communities from Amelia to Sorrell on a litter index and were surprised by some of their results, its chairman said.

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Sports

THIBODAUX _ The Franklin Senior High School Hornets suffered a 48-6 District 9-3A loss to the E. D. White Cardinals here Friday in Thibodaux.

Lifestyle

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October. The Ellisons’ yard has a display of azaleas, nandinas, hollies, camellias, begonias and Lily of the Nile.
(Submitted Photo)

Steve and Liz Ellison were presented a Patterson Garden Club Yard of the Month Award for October.

Obituaries

Dane C. Walker

Funeral services were held today, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grosse Tete for Dane C. Walker, 55, who died at 10:15 a.m.

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