Morgan City High student A’mari Martin answers a question during the teen forum at the St. Mary NAACP annual Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City. Tri-City area students, from left, Kamryn Bradford of Patterson High, Fernando Torres and Tayla Weary, both of Morgan City High, listen as each respond to the moderators’ question. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City area residents, young and old, were challenged Monday to have a cause in life that requires them to overcome giant obstacles during the St. Mary NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City.

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan presents Franklin Councilman Eugene Foulcard with a key to the city of Patterson during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance and March at Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Foulcard was the guest speaker during the service. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The struggle for people to live out Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence is all too real for Franklin City Councilman Eugene Foulcard and his family.
A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Clergyman says civil rights struggle is David vs. Goliath

Morgan City High student A’mari Martin answers a question during the teen forum at the St. Mary NAACP annual Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City. Tri-City area students, from left, Kamryn Bradford of Patterson High, Fernando Torres and Tayla Weary, both of Morgan City High, listen as each respond to the moderators’ question. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City area residents, young and old, were challenged Monday to have a cause in life that requires them to overcome giant obstacles during the St. Mary NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr.

King's non-violence message personal for councilman

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan presents Franklin Councilman Eugene Foulcard with a key to the city of Patterson during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance and March at Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Foulcard was the guest speaker during the service. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The struggle for people to live out Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence is all too real for Franklin City Councilman Eugene Foulcard and his family.

Girl Scouts hold Cookie Rallies, World Thinking Day

From left, Miranda Williams and Cnia Elmore sample cookies during Girl Scout Cookie Rallies held Sunday at the Bayou Vista Community Center. Community 270 of the Girl Scouts in east St. Mary Parish hosted the event. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Community 270 of the Girl Scouts in east St. Mary held Cookie Rallies to kick off its annual Cooke Program Sunday at the Bayou Vista Community Center.

Ribbon-cutting for Kimbla's Cakes

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon-cutting Thursday for Kimbla's Cakes, 848 Marguerite St. in Morgan City. Owner and confectionary artist Kimbla Carinhas cuts the ribbbon, joined by husband Jody Carinhas and co-owner Valorie LaLanne. Also on hand were Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi, Assessor Jarrod K. Longman, City Councilman Louis Tamporello Jr., employees, relatives and friends. Two special guests, third and fourth from the left in the back row, were Chris and Bruce Dodson, who live in Australia and were visiting friends here.

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With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.

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