A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Lots of food and craft booths, live music and special events will take over downtown Morgan City this Labor Day weekend as the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monday.

Gary Duhon

Candidates for St. Mary Parish President Gary Duhon and David Hanagriff answered questions during a forum Thursday at the Teche Theater in Franklin. The forum was sponsored by the City of Franklin and St. Mary Chamber of Commerce.

Berwick High School runs through its banner prior to its contest with Covenant Christian Academy during last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. Berwick will begin its season Friday when it makes the short trip across the Atchafalaya River to face Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

Berwick and Morgan City are looking for consistency in Friday’s season opener at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City. Berwick opened the Morgan City Jamboree with a 22-15 win against Covenant Christian Academy last week.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Gary Duhon

Berwick High School runs through its banner prior to its contest with Covenant Christian Academy during last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. Berwick will begin its season Friday when it makes the short trip across the Atchafalaya River to face Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Jean McCorkle)

Ribbon-cutting makes festival official

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, which continues through Monday. Among those present were Festival Queen Anna Washburn, Children’s Day King Andrew Decondris, Children’s Day Queen Brenna Laubach, board members and workers of the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff, parish officials, family, and friends.
Photos by Crystal Thielepape, Daily Review

Lots of food and craft booths, live music and special events will take over downtown Morgan City this Labor Day weekend as the 80th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival continues through Monda

2015 Shrimp and Petroleum Festival begins today

A ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. today under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City will officially open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petoleum Festival. Then the king and queen will take the first ride on the Ferris wheel.

Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The 80th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival officially begins today with a ribbon-cutting, carnival rides, and continued art show and sale.

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HANSON MEMORIAL COACH Brett Blakey chats with players during a time in Thursday’s regular season opener. The North Vermilion Patriots topped the Hanson Tigers 28-0.

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November 7, 1961 — September 3, 2015
Brian Mark Metrejean Sr., a lifelong resident of Pierre Part, passed away at his residence Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at the age of 53.

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