Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Change to water plant plans, city suit against state occurred in 2014

Plans changed for a new water plant at Patterson. The current plant is shown Friday morning.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Over the past few months, city officials decided to move forward with a non-conventional water plant to save the city money, and filed suit to declare a state law that conflicted with the city’s ch

Allison Marine poised to continue growth during industry slowdown

Petronas awarded Allison Marine an engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning project involving complete engineering, fabrication, transportation, installation and commissioning of an offshore platform and pipeline in Malaysia. Here, the platform is being prepared for load out.
Submitted Photo courtesy of Allison Marine

As it enters its 20th year in business, Allison Marine Contractors has advanced from scrapping oil field parts to being a turnkey solution for the purchase and continued maintenance of used platfor

Arrests reports

Kaylynn Rodriquez

A 26-year-old Morgan City woman was charged with child desertion Wednesday morning after leaving her three children at home alone, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.

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The Morgan City High School girls bowling team will begin Bi Regional play Monday at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City. Morgan City is 12-1 this season. The team consists of, front row from left, Rylee Sartwell, Meghan Amador, Ali Tregle and Caroline Owens. On the back row, from left, are Alyssa Rich, Hannah Pipes, Laura Nolazco and Cayce Keton. Not pictured is Marissa Davis. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City High School girls’ bowling team and the Berwick High School boys’ bowling team both will continue their postseasons Monday as they compete in the Bi Regional round of the state bowl

Lifestyle

St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin presented keys to the parish during the St. Mary AARP March meeting. Sidney Boudreaux was honored for his 100th birthday, and St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen Laurie Vining and Rebecca Vining were recognized. From left are Genevive and Sidney Boudreaux, St. Mary Parish Councilman Sterling Fryou, Rebecca Vining and Naquin. Laurie Vining was unable to attend.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting March 2 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City, home of St. Mary AARP.

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