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Power Outage -- Storm, possible twister follows outage
A power outage struck the Morgan City area at about 10:40 a.m. and lasted until about 12:20 p.m. after a fault in an Entergy power line caused the feed to Cleco's Bayou Ramos substation to go out, according to a Cleco spokesperson.
Tue May 21, 2013
Housing authority audit details aren't released
A document naming administrative office workers given tens of thousands of dollars in bonuses, of which more than $93,000 exceeded what is allowed under civil service regulations, was presented to Morgan City Housing Authority board of commissioners during a special meeting Monday.
Police Reports 5-21-13
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests: Drew Baugher, 23, of Rizzo Street in Patterson, was arrested at 10:52 p.m. Friday on charges of possession of schedule III , possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance.
Morgan City man killed; Another man sought
A man was pronounced dead after he was found with an apparent gunshot wound to the head around 11 p.m. Monday, Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch said in a news release from Morgan City Police today.
Mon May 20, 2013
Wanted: Parents to foster or adopt
There are hundreds of children statewide needing a family and are available for adoption.
Hundreds participate in Relay for Life in Morgan City
Cancer survivors open the Relay for Life ceremony late Saturday afternoon with a Survivors Lap in front of the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.
Sexual assault investigation leads to 11 drug charges
A 60-year-old Morgan City man was arrested Friday by Morgan City police on 11 different drug charges after detectives executed a search warrant at a residence stemming from an investigation into a sexual assault and the use of illegal narcotics, according to Police Chief Travis Crouch.
Sun May 19, 2013
Morgan City police to watch for seat belt use
Police are cracking down on motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts by participating in the "Click It or Ticket Campaign," according to a news release from Police Chief Travis Crouch.
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Sat May 18, 2013
Skin cancer screening offered
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at Terrebonne General Medical Center is offering a free skin cancer screening in May in Morgan City.
Fri May 17, 2013
Police Reports 5-17-13
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrest this morning: Jerrell A. Jones, 21, of 628 Red Cypress Road, Patterson, was arrested Thursday at 5:49 p.m. on charges of simple battery and a warrant charging him with failure to appear on a charge of possession of marijuana.
Morgan City Housing Authority audit to be discussed
Audit revelations of excessive "reward and recognition" compensation to office personnel at the Morgan City Housing Authority are to be discussed at a special meeting Monday.
Reese's defeats Candy Fleet in softball action
Staff Report Reese's defeated Candy Fleet 6-4 in 7- and 8-year-old Morgan City Recreation Department softball action Wednesday.
Grads on list, but not pictured, may turn in photos by Monday
Graduates from Morgan City, Central Catholic, Berwick and Patterson high schools who are listed as "not pictured" on graduation photo pages now being published may submit their photo to The Daily Review for publication next week.
Thu May 16, 2013
Morgan City Rentals beats Offshore Hammers, 12-10
Staff Report Morgan City Rentals defeated Offshore Hammers 12-10 in Morgan City Dixie League action Wednesday at Complex Park.
Atchafalaya River to crest at 6 feet
Hydrologists at the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center in Slidell say the Atchafalaya River is expected to crest at 6 feet here early next week.
Wed May 15, 2013
Bayou Vista woman arrested for obstruction of justice
A 27-year-old Bayou Vista woman was arrested Tuesday by a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's deputy for obstruction of justice after she claimed she struck a man with her fist at a park, but video surveillance indicated that her statement was false, according to Sheriff Mark Hebert.
Fallen officer honored
The family of the late Chitimacha tribal police Sgt. Frederick "Rick" Riggenbach was recognized by the Marine Corps League St.
Tue May 14, 2013
Size of storm may be just as important as hurricane's strength
When preparing for a hurricane or tropical storm, the size of the storm may be just as important as the category, officials from the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told about 100 people at the Hurricane Preparedness Forum Monday in Morgan City.