Chitimacha Tribal School fifth graders Kati Parro, pictured above in front of President Barack Obama, and Ally Burgess, in front of Kati, were part of the group that helped harvest First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House Kitchen Garden recently. At bottom, the students are pictured with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, who visited the Chitimacha Nation this summer.
First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed students from across the country to harvest the White House Kitchen Garden.
Work to raise levees in Morgan City from Lake End Park to Justa Street may begin before the end of the year. Included in that stretch is a levee section that goes by the Cajun Coast visitors center. The levee work is part of an $18 million project to certify Morgan City’s levees for flood insurance purposes and avoid potentially huge rate increases. (The Daily Re-view/Zachary Fitzgerald)
Work on a major part of the Morgan City Levee Improvements Project should start by the year’s end with the goal of eventually certifying Morgan City’s levee system to avoid astronomical flood insur