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Planned power outage coming to one city in Louisiana

MORGAN CITY, La. (BRPROUD) – It’s hot outside and for some in Louisiana, it may even hotter next month. The Morgan City Fire Department is giving everyone a heads up that a planned power outage is coming at the end of June. The temporary loss of power is...
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Franklin man accused of possession five drugs, including heroin

Two people were arrested Wednesday by the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section on drug charges, including a man accused of possessing five illegal drugs in distribution quantities. Those drugs include crack and heroin. St. Mary. Sheriff Blaise Smith reported that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded...
FRANKLIN, LA
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Classes of 1961 hold reunion

The 1961 classes of Morgan City High School, Berwick High School and Sacred Heart High School recently gathered for a reunion at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. Top photo: Morgan City High School classmates attending were, seated from left, Ellen Verett Francis, Linda Cutrone Spitale, Glynda Giroir Lasseigne, Karen Dupuis Manfre, Agatha Vicknair Wiggins, Lillian Aucoin Rebardie, Janelle Bonner Alphonso, Barbara Boudreaux Flowers, Mayola Lee Alleman, Sunny Angeron Elliot, Frances Ratcliff Miller and Patsy Sampey Mann. Standing from left are Lawrence Vuillemont, Dewey Aucoin, Carol Duplantis, David Graham, John Anthony Brown, David Glynn, Ethel White, Terry Cortez, Renetta Doiron Godfrey, Huey Daigle and Mark Nix. Middle photo: Berwick High School classmates in attendance were, seated from left, Rose Spinella Koen, Cherry Verrett Nini, Lana Chauvin Hood, Rita Hollier Gros and Patsy Thompson Thomas. Standing from left are Barry Lasseigne, Harold Nini, Warren Davidson, Harry “Put” Rebardie and Donnie Thomas. Bottom photo: Sacred Heart High School classmates in attendance were, clockwise from stading left are Billy Giordano, Frances Theriot Listi, Roberta Verrett Justilian and Faith Ann Spinella.
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Man arrested for allegedly submitting fake documents to DMV

ASSUMPTION PARISH, La (BRPROUD) — A Morgan City man was arrested after submitting false documents to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Wednesday. Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the DMV and made contact with an office personnel proving that 49-year-old Edgar Suazo-Flores submitted false documents to obtain an United States identification. Deputies arrested Suazo-Flores after determining the documents were fake.
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WANDA 'JEANIE' NICAR

Wanda “Jeanie” Nicar, 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, after a brief illness. She was a selfless, kind hearted, energetic woman. Her loving heart left a beacon of light for all who were blessed to know her. Wanda Jean McAdams Nicar was born in Brenham,...
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Morgan City police radio logs for June 23-24

The following are the radio dispatch logs from the Morgan City Police Department. To report unlawful or suspicious activity, call the Police Department at 985-380-4605. 7:04 a.m.: 800 block Fig; complaint. 7:48 a.m.: 1200 block Greenwood; alarm. 8:03 a.m.: 1100 block Seventh Street; trespassing. 9:37 a.m.: 1000 block Fig; welfare.
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Are New Iberia Residents In Favor of Traffic Cameras?

New Iberia could soon have traffic light cameras around the city, and by the looks of it, residents are pretty supportive. The New Iberia City Council will soon be hearing a bid from a Tennesse-based company to install traffic cameras throughout the city. KATC's Drakkar Francois spoke with several New...
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CARRIE MAE FRANCOIS OTIS

Carrie Mae Francois Otis, 75, a resident and native of Morgan City, Louisiana, passed away Monday, June 13, 2022, at Legacy of Morgan City. Visitation will be observed from 11 a.m. Thursday, June 23, until funeral services at 1 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home, 715 Sixth St., Morgan City. Burial will follow funeral services in the Morgan City Cemetery.
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Berwick police book two men on sex crimes involving juveniles

Berwick police booked two men on sex crime charges this week, both on allegations involving juveniles. Also, three people arrested on disturbing the peace charges after fight at a Francis Street home in Berwick. Berwick. Police Chief David S. Leonard reported these arrests:. —Albert J. Stevens II, 48, Berwick, was...
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Two drug arrests reported by MCPD

Morgan City police reported a pair of drug arrests Tuesday, and a Franklin man turned himself in to Assumption authorities and was booked on an aggravated battery charge. Interim Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. reported that the Morgan City Police Department responded to 43 calls for service over the past 24-hour reporting period and made these arrests:
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