Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

A plan is now in place to begin work to certify the city’s backwater levees for flood protection with construction expected to be completed on a portion of the project by the end of 2015, according to officials.
Franklin’s Art Walk was Saturday downtown as various businesses hosted artists and authors during the afternoon event. Some of the participants, business sponsors and visitors were, from top, Main St.

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

The Spirit of Morgan City shrimp boat on Brashear Avenue has a fresh coat of paint just in a time for the Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, thanks to Boy Scout Jack Autrey, his fellow scouts and family.

Paul Landry was appointed as the new City of Morgan City attorney at Tuesday’s council meeting. From left are former City Attorney Greg Aucoin and Landry.
The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald

Jack Autrey, left, stands in front of the Spirit of Morgan City with his father, Brennan Autrey.
Submitted Photos Courtesy of Brennan Autrey

Front Street pool hall draws fire

The former Leon Kahn Department Store at 600 Front St. in Morgan City may be turned into a pool hall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A Main Street board member voiced concern at Tuesday’s City Council meeting over the possibility of a pool hall opening on Front Street saying that issuing a liquor license to that business could l

New Iberia start added for Tour du Teche V

Voyageur Eric Wyble of Gulfport, Miss. gets an assist from Madi St. Blanc from Charenton at New Iberia City Park during the 2013 Tour du Teche. It was just a pit stop for Wyble, who was bound for Berwick in the three-day, staged race. New Iberia is a finish for Voyageurs in the Hot Sauce race, and for the first time this year will be the start of the new Black Bear race to Franklin. (Photo by Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

With the Crawfish, the Acadian, the Hot Sauce, Sugar and Oil & Gas now comes the Black Bear.
A new “short” race has been added to Tour du Teche for its fifth running this October.

Close Call

The Franklin Fire Department was dispatched to assist two electrical contractors that were trapped 80-feet in the air Tuesday at about 5 p.m.

No growth in student scores

State Education Superintendent John White

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana education officials say 69 percent of public school students scored at the “basic” or better level on standardized tests this year — no improvement from 2013, but state

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Sports

The 2014 Patterson High School volleyball team includes, seated from left, Hailey Sehon, Nyria Robinson, Tye Williams, Jazmin Evans, Jasmine Roberson, Makayla Ruiz and Gaylen Grogan. Kneeling, from left, are Lacy Declouet, Morgan Jones, Tamia Washington, Nia Broussard, Erykah Singleton,
Kiria Grady, Maya Madise and Destiny Dugar. Standing, from left, are Tapanga Haven, Madison Paul, Ashlynn Rock, Desiree Jones, Casie Boudreaux, Arian Grogan, Kaitlynn Spradling, Nyla Grady, Madison Goolsby, Emmeli Smith, Shea
Fontenot and Coach Chasity Fontenot. Not pictured are Coach Adrian Haven, Irinesha Kinchen, Brianna Gray and Celeste Stevenson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

The Patterson Lumberjills volleyball team will be entering their third season under head coach Chasity Fontenot armed with many returning players from a year ago.

Lifestyle

Court Massabielle 1134 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas celebrated its 85th anniversary with an awards banquet. Recognized for perfect attendance were, seated from left, Betsy Grizzaffi, 11 years; Marion Jones, 26 years; and Betty Rulf, 16 years. Standing from left are Carolyn Watson, 5 years, and Veronica Governale, 3 years. Also recognized was Pat Jenson for 25 years of service to Court Massabielle.
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