Holy Cross Knights of Columbus held an open car, truck and bike show fundraiser Saturday in Central Catholic High School’s parking lot in Morgan City. From left, Joe Mayon of Bayou Vista, Armond Duhon of Morgan City, Charles Youngblood of Patterson and Lloyd Couvillier of Franklin look at the handy work done on Bryan Carter’s 1984 Chevy Silverado.
M C Bank recognizes its employee anniversaries in five-year intervals with anniversary incentives. On hand for the presentation, from left, are Phylis Cook, vice president operations; Sharon Dardar, celebrating her 20-year anniversary; Larry Callais, president and CEO; and Melonia Gros, assistant vice president and Colonial Plaza Branch Officer. Dardar is a customer service representative-teller at the M C Bank Colonial Plaza Branch located on Business 90 in Morgan City. M C Bank has full-service locations in Amelia, Morgan City, Bayou Vista and Lafayette
Berwick police responded to a call at 9:05 a.m. today of an 18-wheeler blocking the road on U.S. 90 in Berwick at Hollywood Truck Plaza. The roadway was cleared by 10:45 a.m., according to Berwick Police Chief James Richard.
Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi signed a proclamation declaring June 16 to June 22 as Amateur Radio Week in Morgan City. From left are members of the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service with their call signs, Rudy Duchan, WA5QNH; Jonathan Campbell, KF5IIV and his daughters Grace and Annemarie; Paul Coats, AE5JU; Grizzaffi; Jackie Price, KA5LMZ; and Frank Price, N5LOD.
A two-vehicle accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday on La. 182 in front of Circle K in Morgan City. A 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis pulled off Grizzaffi Street turning west on La. 182 and pulled into the path of a 1998 Dodge pickup that was already headed west on La. 182 and caused a collision, according to Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch. Both people involved in the accident were taken to Teche Regional Medical Center by Acadian Ambulance with minor injuries, Crouch said. The driver of the 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis, Dontrey Triggs, 18, of Hickory Street in Patterson, was cited for failure to yield with an accident.
Teche Regional Medical Center of Morgan City on May 30 announced its tobacco-free campus, which started Saturday. Hospital staff had the opportunity to sign a banner promising a commitment to remain tobacco free for healthier living in the hospital’s meditation garden on May 30. From left, Maria Bryant, Joslyn Richard, Shari Benoit, Spring Sanchez, Donna Collier, Tracy Giroir, Arla Nicholas, Butch Frasier and Heidi Daigle sign the commitment banner.
Pictured, Boy Scout Troop 45 sponsored by Pharr Chapel Methodist Church of Morgan City during the year of 1952. Leading Scout Master was Mr. Hammond. (first name not recalled by submitter). Bottom row, from left, are Ray Eues, David Webster, Cameron Webster, Darryl DiMaggio Sr. Second row, from left, are Ronald Duffy, Eris Osburn, Wayne Eues, Barry Talbot, Mickey Morgan, Ronald Aucoin, John Wooters, David Pitts, Barry Belanger, Michael Loeb. Third row, from left, are Owen Lambert, Sandy Cope, Richard Hardee, Dave Kahn, David Adkins, Ronald Khulman, John Miller, Irving Wooters, Donald Metz, Jerry Hoffpauir, Chris Castalano.
Brown’s Jewelers donated Red & Ruby Heart earrings and pendant by designer Nicole Barr to be auctioned off at the 11th annual That Just Takes the Cake social to benefit the American Heart Association June 7 at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City, 500 Roderick St., Morgan City. The cocktail event will feature a photo booth for guests donated by Elegant Events of the South, silent auction, steak dinner, live cake auction and ending with music and dancing until midnight. Tickets, $50 each, are on sale by contacting Gwen Luc at 985-372-8520. From left are American Heart Association Committee member Frances Dupre of M C Bank, and Brown’s Jewelers’ customer service specialists Harold Siracusa, Carmen Loupe and Nell Hopkins.