Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Lee Delaune, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, died Saturday, according to a news release from Nathalie Weber, president of the festival. Weber’s news release emailed Saturday afternoon follows.

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

With the alligator hunting season edging toward a close, most hunters have filled their tags for the season, and wildlife officials report no citations in this region. Sidney “Peanut” Michel, of Morgan City, said he is finishing up with the last of his nearly 300 tags.
The cupboards are nearly bare at Emergency Aid-United Way of South Louisiana in Franklin. Members of Catholic Daughters 1642 and friends gave a helping hand in stocking shelves this week for the national “Day of Caring” but empty space abounds. To donate, call 337-828-0921.

Lee Delaune, left, executive director of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, stops to chat with Nathalie Weber, Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival board president, on Sunday morning (Aug. 31) during the 2014 festival. Weber announced Saturday that Delaune had died.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Former Stephensville Elementary School student and “Swamp People” cast member Duggie Acosta shows off an 11-foot, 8-inch alligator he caught recently. He brought the alligator to the Stephensville Elementary School to show the students.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of Linda Cooke)

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Port to receive site work bids Aug. 12 for emergency center

From left, former Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District Commissioner Greg Aucoin swears in new Commissioner Gary Duhon at Monday’s port commission meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Bids to begin site work at the Port of Morgan City’s $9.5 million Government Emergency Operations Center are set to be received by Aug. 12, Project Manager Walt Adams said.

Potential green fee increase turns into redhot budget item

Green fees at the Atchafalaya at Idlewild Golf Course may rise, according to budget deliberations Monday. Above is the clubhouse of the public course near Patterson.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

In an attempt to work through a preliminary budget during its workshop Monday, the Atchafalaya Golf Course Commission got side tracked by an argument over the condition of the grounds and a propose

Arrests reports

Janet Rock

A 38-year-old Berwick woman was jailed Monday after being accused of having used a stun gun on another person at a Morgan City residence, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news relea

River advisory issued

An advisory has been issued for the Atchafalaya River.

Mariners are advised to use caution when traveling through the Atchafalaya River Wednesday due to increased water flow into the river upstream, Coast Guard Lt.

Detectives arrest suspect in Bayou Vista shooting

A St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputy establishes a crime scene at the Middle and Polaris roads Tuesday afternoon.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A 23-year-old Bayou Vista man has been arrested in connection with a Tuesday afternoon shooting in Bayou Vista during which a 30-year-old man was shot in the torso and elbow, according to a St.

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Just one area team was victorious in week 3 of the high school football season as Morgan City defeated West St. Mary, 48-12.

Lifestyle

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Sen. Bret and Kim Allain, of Adeline, celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 28 with a renewal of vows in which the Rev. Jody Simoneaux officiated. A reception followed at their home.

Obituaries

Geraldine Ann Dinger

January 12, 1951 — September 17, 2014
Geraldine Ann Dinger, 63, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

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