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  1. Man booked with DWI after crashing into state trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | The Times-Picayune

    A Morgan City man was arrested Wednesday after authorities said he ran off Interstate 10 near Breaux Bridge and crashed into a Louisiana State Police vehicle, sending the trooper inside the SUV to the hospital. Duane McClendon, 46, was booked with DWI, reckless operation of a vehicle and vehicular negligent injuring, according to state police.


  2. 12 fascinating shrimp factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 12 |

    Although shrimp are available offshore now, Louisiana's inshore brown-shrimp season will kick off in about a month. From then on, shrimpers will have access to the state's marshes and coastal waters until December, with the exception of a span in July and August.


  3. Rising Mississippi, Atchafalaya rivers trigger increased inspections, restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 |

    With the Mississippi River expected to rise to a crest of 15.5 feet on Tuesday and the Atchafalaya River expected to crest at 7.2 feet in Morgan City on Friday, the Army Corps of Engineers has ordered increased inspections and more restrictions on work on and near levees and floodwalls. The increased river height will not require opening the Bonnet Carre Spillway , officials said.


  4. Man on online date gets stripped, robbed at gunpoint, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Police in Houma said a dating site hookup left a Morgan City man stripped naked, then robbed by three people. Houma police said a hookup through a dating site led to a Morgan City man being stripped naked and robbed by three people, according to the Houma Courier .


  5. State bans driving, walking on Mississippi, Atchafalaya river levees during high waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 |

    By Dec. 20, when this NASA Terra MODIS satellite image was taken, the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers already were pushing huge plumes of sediment into the Gulf of Mexico. Water leaking through pins in the Bonnet Carre Spillway just above New Orleans also contained enough sediment to add a brown plume to the western edge of Lake Pontchartrain.


  6. Men busted separate times for shooting deer Saturday night, agents sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 |

    Two Morgan City men went on a veritable deer-poaching spree Saturday night, according to agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Around 11 p.m., agents say they watched John Maynard, 18, and Dylan Giroir, 22, fire four shots at a deer on Highway 1011 near its intersection with Highway 400.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. $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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


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