Morgan City Housing Authority Attorney Robert Duffy

The Morgan City Housing Authority board began Thursday the process of finding a new executive director by forming a sub-committee for the sole purpose of filling that position and also approved keeping its interim director for at least six more months.

The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City girls’ bowling team started off their season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic, the 2014 girls’ state runner-up. Hannah Pipes led Morgan City with a 610 series (204, 210, 196).

Craig Cudworth

Craig Cudworth sat in on his first board meeting Thursday as the new interim chief executive officer of Franklin Foundation Hospital.

Morgan City Housing Authority Attorney Robert Duffy

The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Craig Cudworth

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Rue 21

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday for Rue 21, located at 861 U.S. 90 East in Bayou Vista. Among those present were, back row, Anderson Singleton and Dantraell Benjamin, employees; Stephanie Hartman, store manager; Shabbaniekia Myles, assistant manager; Tamara Todd, district manager; and Lisa Patterson, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce marketing director and office manager. Middle row, from left, are Donna Meyer, chamber president; Jamie Naquin, employee; and Carissa Marceaux, assistant manager. Front row, from left, are Mandy Fryou, chamber ambassador; Flor Paredes, employee; Bob Harrison, chamber board member; Lylly Chau and Karnisha Williams, assistant managers; and Kelli Hayes and Clifton Couture, chamber ambassadors.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday for Rue 21, located at 861 U.S. 90 East in Bayou Vista.

American Humanist Association says St. Mary Parish School District has replied to school prayer complaint (pdfs)

The following is an email from the American Humanist Association about its school prayer complaint and the response by the St. Mary Parish School District.

House fire in Morgan City

Firefighters received a call at 7:56 a.m. today reporting the smell of something burning at a residence in the 200 block of Barrow Street in Morgan City, substitute Fire Chief Mark Stephens said. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke coming from the exterior of the residence, and there was a light haze in the interior of the residence, he said. The homeowner stated that when the heater kicked on, smoke came from the vent so she turned the heater off, Stephens said. Upon investigation, firefighters discovered a board had fallen inside the heating unit and was , smoldered, Stephens said. Firefighters removed the heater and the smoldering board from the residence, he said. The damage was contained to the heating unit, Stephens said. No injuries were reported, Stephens said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Firefighters received a call at 7:56 a.m. today reporting the smell of something burning at a residence in the 200 block of Barrow Street in Morgan City, substitute Fire Chief Mark Stephens said.

Retiring fire chief: Technology improved firefighting, fire prevention

Retiring Morgan City Fire Chief Morris Price stands by a pumper fire truck Tuesday at the fire station on Victor II Boulevard in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Friday was Fire Chief Morris Price’s last day on the job as a full-time firefighter, a job he has worked his entire adult life, during which time technology has greatly improved firefighters abilit

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The Morgan City High School Lady Tigers’ bowling team began its season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic. Above, are Morgan City’s Hannah Pipes,
left, and Ali Tregle in action Wednesday. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City girls’ bowling team started off their season with a 21-6 victory against Vandebilt Catholic, the 2014 girls’ state runner-up.

Lifestyle

Glen Ghirardi provided magical entertainment at the St. Mary AARP Jan. 5 meeting. Member Linda Levron volunteered to assist with one of his tricks.
--Mark Leonard photos

On Jan. 5, St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City. Lirette Ford Lincoln Mercury sponsored the meal of meat sauce spaghetti.

Obituaries

Audrey “Doot” Bailey

October 9, 1923 — January 22, 2015
Audrey “Doot” Bailey, a native of Four Mile Bayou and resident of Stephensville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the age of 91.

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