Songwriting festivals are skyrocketing in popularity and can do wonders for the communities that host them, legendary songwriter Dean Dillon said Saturday in Morgan City.
Don Vtipil, co-founder of Military Assistance Program, a non-profit group that helps veterans, surprised local veterans John Scadlock, above, and Dustin Bagwell, below, with $5,000 each Sunday during a fundraiser at Gros’ Marina near Stephensville as part of Road to 3rd Street Songwriters Festival. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
Two local veterans who have faced trying times were surprised with $5,000 each Sunday during an event in conjunction with Road to 3rd Street Songwriters Festival.
Thrift Store, 2710 Second St., Berwick, hosting a 10 cents sale 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 8. Proceeds benefit St. Stephen Catholic Church charities.
Road to 3rd Street Songwriters Festival continues through Sunday at multiple venues in the Morgan City area.
Local legislators are bringing a variety of bills to the 2017 regular session covering topics such as providing funds for infrastructure improvements along with eliminating the state’s inventory ta