At the Main Street Board of Directors meeting Feb. 6, the Rev. Chrispin Smith was presented a plaque for 15 years of dedicated service to the Main Street Program. Smith has been on the Main Street Board of Directors serving as treasurer since Morgan City became a Main Street Community in 1997. His term ended in December. Smith stated how much he loved working with the board over the years and how much he cared about the City of Morgan City. From left are board member Christina Bourg; treasurer Lauren Hebert; board member Juanita Lagard; chairman C. Floyd Cloutier Jr.; vice chairman Jerry Boyles; Smith; board member Don Day; assistant Beth Price; manager Steve Morell; and city councilman Barry Dufrene. Not pictured are board members Jan Larocca, Francis Stevens and Phyllis Glover; and secretary Sharon Robichaux.
The Krewe of Hephaestus held the last ball of the season Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Kenneth Cefalu and Abigail Conrad were presented as King and Queen Hephaestus LIII. Conrad is the daughter of Elwood and Frances Stevens and Daniel and Rebecca Conrad. Theme of the evening was “Hephaestus Climbs the Summits of the World.”
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Central Catholic’s Josh Singleton signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to play college football at Nicholls State University. With him, from left, are his brother, Chris Gant; his mother, Laurie Gant; his aunt, Julie Domino; and his brother, Desdreian Gant. Standing, from left, are Central Catholic head football coach David Fuhrer, Central Catholic Athletic Director Ree Case and the Rev. Lee Lamury.
Morgan City Rotary Club members learned of the new trans radial approach being used at the cath lab by Dr. Juan Escarfuller of Sacred Heart Cardiology at a recent luncheon. From left are Rotary president Bill Cefalu, program director Julie Domino and Escarfuller.
Patterson volunteer fire department members, council members and city dignitaries gathered Wednesday morning in Patterson at the Volunteer Fire Department Station off Main Street to celebrate the delivery of a new fire truck. Patterson Fire Chief Sherel Martin said, “Among the many advantages, the new rescue vehicle will enable our 40 volunteers to execute fire and rescue procedures safely due to all the valuable equipment and will also improve our response time to scenes of an emergency.”
Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Berwick High School students Aaron Scully, Niara Robinson, Michael Johnson and Elizabeth Hover at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and their education plans. From left are Scully, Robinson, Johnson, Hover and Rotary student visit director Monsignor. J. Douglas Courville.
King and Queen Amani XVI Kenyon Allen and Amber Grogan were presented during the Krewe of Amani 15th anniversary ball held Saturday at the Patterson Area Civic Center. They depicted King Nassau and Queen Eleuthera of the Bahamas in keeping with the tableau theme, “Amani Cruises Destinations Around the World.” The krewe parades on Lundi Gras, at 2 p.m. Feb. 11, in Patterson. Submitted Photo/Marlon Harvey
The Krewe of Galatea presented Helen Solar and Herbert J. Adams Jr. as King and Queen Galatea XLIV during its ball Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The theme for the tableau was Boogie Woogie Nights with Solar depicting Cher and Adams as Sonny Bono. They will parade at 2 p.m. Feb. 10 in Morgan City.
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