The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.
Doves fly through the air at the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new facility in St. Mary Parish located just off Highway U.S. 90 in Franklin that will try to ensure the safety of children in domestic situations.
The St. Mary Parish Council gathered for their second meeting of the month yesterday and aside from congratulating local athletes and meeting a new candidate for the District 3 Congressional Seat, most of the work was in regards to rezoning measures.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Quilts for Chez Hope’s families

The Rumpled Quilts Guild of Morgan City and the Cane Cutters of Houma donated quilts to Chez Hope families in December. From left are Carol Martinolick, Bernadette Thibodeaux, Sue Williams, Woody Carlin, Pat Gray, Donna Hinds, Joyce Gaudet, Agatha Wiggins, Kathy Primeaux, Tammy Rogers, Chez Hope Outreach Advocate,and Hella Madison, Chez Hope Children’s Advocate.

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At right, Col. Richard Hansen, New Orleans district commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, speaks at the Morgan City stakeholders meeting this morning at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The decision isn’t final. But the commander of the U.S.

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