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(Updated) Officials report on Avoca Island, Bayou Chene

People pick up sandbags Monday at Stephensville Elementary. Residents of Stephensville and Belle River listened to officials at a meeting Monday night about the flood control work on Bayou Chene and on Avoca Island.
(The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

STEPHENSVILLE — Residents gathered at Stephensville Elementary Monday night to hear the latest “Winter Flood of 2016” updates from government officials.

Port emergency center opens early

Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond "Mac" Wade speaks at Monday's Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District meeting. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Port of Morgan City’s new Government Emergency Operations Center has seen lots of activity during the past week, a little sooner than officials expected.

New president, council take helm of parish

Newly-elected St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, top left with his family, takes the oath of office Monday night in Franklin before the parish council meeting. 16th Judicial District Attorney Bo Duhe’ administered the oath. Below are newly sworn-in councilmembers Kevin Voisin, Steve Bierhorst, Paul Naquin, Sterling Fryou, James Bennett Jr., Hanagriff, councilmembers Gabriel Beadle, Ken Singleton, Glen Hidalgo, Dale Rogers, J Ina and Craig Mathews.

A new political era in the history of St.

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