Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Morgan City officials have replaced the ex-housing authority chairman on the board with someone who spent his early years living in Brownell Homes and says he wants to be a voice for those who live in public housing.

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Some 150 feet of bulkhead is being installed at the site of the Port of West St. Mary’s industrial park on the Charenton Navigation and Drainage Canal. Southern Constructors of New Iberia is building the bulkhead as the site moves closer to fruition. A loading pad is to be constructed in the future.

The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too. Morgan City coach Christy Theriot has eight seniors, no juniors, seven sophomores and five freshmen this year.

Morgan City Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi appointed Michael Giroir to the Housing Authority Board during Tuesday's council meeting. The council approved the appointment. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

(Updated) Morgan City area avoids flooding; community helps flood victims elsewhere

oey Carbonell owner of C-Tech Machine and Fabrication and Teche Trucking has put out a call for donations to help flood victims of what is being called the Great Flood of 2016.
Helping him with his quest is company representatives from G&J Land and Marine, Oceaneering, Teche Towing, and many others.
Area citizens have been dropping off donations all day Sunday and Carbonell's 18-wheeler will being making a trip to one of the area's affected by the ongoing disaster. Donations are still being accepted at C-Tech located at 3446 La. 182 in Berwick. Anyone wishing to donate cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products, food, clothing, baby food and diapers may bring them to C-Tech.
From left are Artie Myers, of Oceaneering; Mike Carbonell, C-Tech manager; Raymond Foret, of Teche Towing; and Joey Carbonell, owner of C-Tech and Teche Towing. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

The Tri-City area escaped the weekend storms without street or home flooding, and area residents are pitching in to help get supplies to people in the Baton Rouge and Lafayette areas who were hit h

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The Morgan City High School volleyball team will be looking to improve upon its 2015 season that it finished 11-22 and failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Morgan City will hosts its annual jamboree Thursday when it faces Central Catholic in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 4:30 p.m., Patterson in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 5:30 p.m. and Highland Baptist in junior varsity and varsity beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of this year’s Morgan City team include, seated from left, Emily Boudreaux, Abby Reynaud, Brandi Albarado, Hannah Gros and Paige Loftin. Kneeling, Sarajane Nini, Emilena Perot, Katelyn Gautreaux, Faith Crappell, Twanna LeBeau, Nia Lightfoot, Daysha Tivet and Hallie Blanchard. Standing, are Jolee Nini, Deryon Johnson, Sh'Diamond Holly, Jamia Francois, Karmen Peterson, Nia Lightfoot and McKenzi Smith. Not pictured is Randasha Grogan. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Morgan City may have a large senior class this year, but the squad will feature plenty of youth on the court, too.

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The following are the radio dispatch logs from the Morgan City Police Department. To report unlawful or suspicious activity, call the police department at 985-380-4605.

Monday, Aug. 22

Obituaries

January 9, 1943- August 22, 2016
Dr. Timothy James Haley III, a native of New York and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the age of 73.

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