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  1. Fontainebleau High volleyballl team rallies through 'seesaw' seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Fontainebleau's Lady Bulldogs volleyball team has been very busy on the courts lately. With a 14-13 record, the Lady Dawgs have had a topsy-turvy season.


  2. LSU's Ben Simmons, Tim Quarterman, La. natives among 100 best college basketball players for 2015-16, per CBS SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 |

    LSU freshman basketball player Ben Simmons speaks to the media during a press conference at the LSU basketball practice facility on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.


  3. Scott Angelle hopes big personality helps him win in governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 |

    This is the first in a series of profiles looking at the four major candidates running for governor of Louisiana on the Oct. 24 ballot. More than a dozen statewide candidates participated in the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival parade in Morgan City on Labor Day weekend, but only Angelle refused to stay on his float.


  4. Gov. Bobby Jindal asks for part of BP money to be diverted to Louisiana 1 bridge projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 |

    Part of the Louisiana 1 bridge across Leeville during construction in April 2007. Gov. Bobby Jindal has asked the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to consider a policy change that would allow some BP oil spill money to be used to help complete the bridge.


  5. $52 million in restoration, river projects to be discussed TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 |

    Six coastal and wetland restoration projects and a study of the lower Mississippi River are in line to receive $52 million from federal Clean Water Act fines paid by Transocean , the owner of the Deepwater Horizon drillship that exploded during the BP oil spill disaster in 2010 . The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will hold two public hearings on the seven proposed projects, to discuss them and receive public feedback.


  6. 7 festivals for the first weekend of September in Louisiana and nearbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 |

    Labor Day Weekend may mark the unofficial end of the summer, but it also is a beginning of sorts. It kicks off the fall festival season - even if the autumn doesn't officially begin until Sept.


  7. Hahnville volleyball sweeps Morgan City in openerRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Hahnville kept it close in the final two sets, but it did not keep the Tigers from sweeping Morgan City Tuesday night 25-12, 25-23, 25-21.


  8. 3 rescued from sunken fishing vessel near Morgan CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 |

    Three people were rescued Monday after their 75-foot fishing vessel sank in the Gulf of Mexico about 12 miles southwest of Point Au Fer. According to a news release from the U.S. Coast Guard , a passing helicopter notified watchstanders in Morgan City of the vessel and two life rafts in the water.


  9. Artscape: New gallery seeks to unite artists, charitable causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Five years ago, family physician Arlette Delcham started creating ceramics to relieve the stress that came with operating a private practice in Morgan City. She took classes with ceramics teacher Colleen Shannon, and continued studying under artists John Hodge and Maggie McConnell after she and husband J.M. Desrosiers moved to Madisonville in 2011.


  10. Baton Rouge police fatally shoot Lafayette murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 |

    Baton Rouge police say a 37-year-old Morgan City man wanted in a shooting death in Lafayette died in a shootout with police. Lt. L'Jean McKneely tells The Advocate Lawrence Blackburn died shortly before 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Baton Rouge apartment complex.


  11. Plan ahead for Louisiana festivals this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 |

    Fishing tradition, classical piano, regional music, food and wine, multimedia art and Native American culture are just a few of the options that will be available this upcoming weekend at festivals across south Louisiana and Mississippi. Here are seven festivals to mark down on the calendar.


  12. John Bel Edwards' bus tour of Louisiana is sign governor's race is about to heat upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 |

    State Rep. John Bel Edwards, the only Democrat running for governor, speaks during a campaign stop during his bus tour of Louisiana in July. State Rep. John Bel Edwards gubernatorial campaign bus, complete with his smiling mug and a flour de lis painted on the side, could be rolling into a town near you this week.


  13. A short history of medical marijuana in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The history of medical marijuana in Louisiana is long, stretching back nearly four decades. The Louisiana Legislature mulled legislation in 2014 and now in 2015 that proposes setting up a legal medical marijuana cultivation and dispensary system in the state.


  14. Do you plan to evacuate this hurricane season? Reader surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 |

    The 2015 hurricane season will be less active than average according to Nation Hurricane Service and National Weather Service experts, but that didn't stop local residents from stocking up on supplies. Many came into the Home Depot store in Uptown New Orleans to get items they may need should a storm system set its' sights on the metro area.


  15. Slow storm season predicted, but a single Cat 4 can killRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The 2015 hurricane season will be less active than average, but the public should not let its guard down as only one storm could cause a disaster, officials warned Wednesday . Forecasters predict a 70 percent chance of a below normal season, with six to 11 named storms, including three to six hurricanes and zero to two major hurricanes, Category 3 or greater.


  16. Who should be selected New Orleans Metro area Large Schools male Athlete of the Week?Read the original story

    May 11, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Athletes of the Week are chosen for select zones throughout the New Orleans metro area and Baton Rouge each Tuesday. Each Monday we'll present several candidates from the prior week's action for your consideration and in the comments section below invite you to share a thought or if you believe we have overlooked someone to make suggestions.


  17. 3.27.15-sediment.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Reddish-brown sediment carried by the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers can be seen entering Lakes Pontchartrain, Maurepas and Borgne. The most sediment is seen exiting the Mississippi in Plaquemines Parish and the Atchafalaya below and west of Morgan City.


  18. Kristin Diable shares a secret at New Orleans Jazz Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 |

    In her singing and speaking appearances Friday at New Orleans Jazz Fest 2015 , Kristin Diable came off as a woman who sings and speaks frankly - sometimes extremely so - and is determined to shape her own career, even at the expense of turning down a potentially rewarding television gig. But during an interview at the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell, Diable, who showed up in a picture hat, short shorts and cowboy boots, confessed that she used to be painfully shy when people admired her vocal talent.


  19. Morgan City, McDonogh 35 and Easton come down to the wire in 4x100 relay: VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Morgan City , McDonogh 35 and Warren Easton's Region 3 race come down to the final stretch in the 4x100 relay at Joe Yenni Stadium.


  20. LSU football signee Donte Jackson beats Karr's Ed Davis in the 100 meter dash: VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 |

    Edward Davis of Karr and Kevon Marsh of Morgan City finished second and third and will also challenge Jackson's title next weekend in Baton Rouge.


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