Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

A state-funded feasibility study finds tolls starting at 18 cents a mile could pay from one-quarter to one-half of the more than $3 billion price tag to complete I-49 South from Lafayette to New Orleans, but the state senator leading the charge says it was “not a very well thought-out study.”

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Isidore Newman and Westlake were crowned Green and White Division tournament champions, respectively, Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Newman defeated Hahnville 2-0 (25-18, 25-14) in the Green championship, while Westlake topped Central Lafourche 2-1 (22-25, 25-7, 15-11) in the White title match.

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. The American Society of Civil Engineers released its recommendations Monday during a conference on water issues in Philadelphia.

Tolls are considered to complete Interstate 49 from Lafayette to New Orleans. The photo was taken this morning on U.S. 90 in Berwick on the westbound lane.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City all were in action Saturday at Morgan City High School’s 2014 Lady Tiger Classic. Patterson finished the tournament 3-2, while Berwick was 2-3 and Morgan City, 1-3. In the photo, Morgan City celebrates an ace by Cecily Feliciano, second from left. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Past flood levels are noted on a marker by the Morgan City Floodwall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

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Carl J. Thibodeaux

Two people were arrested Monday for distribution of illegal drugs in two separate investigations after they sold the drugs to undercover officers, St.

Bayou Vista street flooding

A quick rain Monday afternoon flooded Bayou Vista streets. Todd Mogged, observing program leader for the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, said rainfall totals recorded across the parish were 0.37 inches in Morgan City and 1.36 inches at Franklin. “It’s all this kind of heat-induced stuff, and they’re all very scattered in nature, especially since you don’t have any type of upper level or surface trigger,” Mogged said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

A quick rain Monday afternoon flooded Bayou Vista streets.

Central Catholic High School awards

Central Catholic High School held its annual Senior Academic, Athletic and Scholarship Awards Breakfast May 15 at the Petroleum Club. The George Allen Picou Scholarship was instituted in 1991. The individual who receives the award must display the quality of generosity to others, be interested in the conservation of wildlife, must have worked with youth organizations and must have been blessed with a good sense of humor. Eriq Blanchard was awarded the scholarship by Deacon Vic Bonnaffee, principal.
(Submitted Photos)

Central Catholic High School held its annual Senior Academic, Athletic and Scholarship Awards Breakfast May 15 at the Petroleum Club.

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Paul Cheramie, of Morgan City, won The Daily Review football contest and $40.
Second place and $20 was won by Donald Lajaunie, of Morgan City.

Lifestyle

--Submitted photos

Sponsors are being recognized for the Junior Auxiliary of East St. Mary Hats and High Rollers Casino Night on Nov. 1 at Nico Bella in Morgan City.

Obituaries

Lee A. Delaune

October 22, 1951 — September 20, 2014
Lee A. Delaune, 62, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at his home.

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