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Repairs got complicated, but power restored in Morgan City

The work, 100 feet in the air and in the dark, took longer than expected, but repairs on a major Morgan City power line were complete and a citywide blackout ended by 5:40 a.m., Mayor Lee Dragna said. in a Facebook post Friday. The blackout began at midnight. Officials said...
MORGAN CITY, LA
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KATHERINE CARY ROCHEL RENTROP

Katherine Cary Rochel Rentrop, affectionately known as Cary, passed away peacefully in her home at the age of 91 on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Cary was born on October 5, 1930 in Patterson and was the third of six children born to the union of Howard and Margaret Rochel. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend who enjoyed cooking, working in her yard, and family gatherings, especially Thanksgiving, which was hosted in the family home for over 50 years. Ms. Cary worked for years at Patterson State Bank, from which she retired many years ago. She will be remembered for her beautiful smile and her warm, charming personality. She will be deeply missed by all who were fortunate to have known her.
PATTERSON, LA
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2nd Woman Arrested in Alleged Cover Up of Drive-by That Injured Toddler

Make that four suspects behind bars. New Iberia Police with help from the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office has announced another woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to cover up and lie for one of the men accused of gunning down four adults in New Iberia earlier this year, including a baby who was left with a brain injury and has been since released. As KPEL News reported, one was shot in the eye and suffered critical injuries. The three others suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
NEW IBERIA, LA
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Morgan City police make arrest on meth charge

For the third day in a row, local authorities reported an arrest on a methamphetamine charge, this one by Morgan City police. Interim Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. reported that over the last 24-hour period, the Morgan City Police Department responded to 36 calls for service and made these arrests:
MORGAN CITY, LA
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JESSE STROUD JR.

Jesse Stroud Jr., 64, a native of Houston and resident of Troy, New York and Patterson, died Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Ochsner Baptist. He is survived by siblings, Ara Butler of Alexandria, Virginia, Micheal Calias of Houston, Brenda Williams and Tina Stroud, both of Patterson, and Shannon Stroud of Troy, New York; and a host of other relatives.
PATTERSON, LA
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Woman arrested for providing false alibi for suspect in New Iberia shooting that injured infant

A second suspect was arrested for providing a false alibi for a New Iberia murder suspect, police said. Keisha Lashawn Perro, 44, was arrested Thursday in an ongoing investigation into a March 18 shooting in the 200 block of CV Jackson Drive that injured an infant, the child’s mother and three other people, New Iberia Police Capt. Leland Laseter said in a statement.
NEW IBERIA, LA
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Locally heavy rain possible again Saturday

Rain diminished in the area, but storms are along the coast. Heaviest rain is near Morgan City moving East. Keep umbrella handy this evening just in case. Lows drop into the low to upper 70s. Highs Saturday will be near 90. There is a lot of tropical moisture in the air. As we heat up, some rain and storms will fire up. Locally heavy rain is possible. Highs Sunday will be near 90 to the low 90s. There will be some storms around, but not as much activity as Saturday. Rain chances are lower Monday for the Fourth of July. Highs will be in the low 90s. There will still be a few storms around during the hot time of the day.
MORGAN CITY, LA
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Agents arrest Thibodaux man for DWI on the water

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents arrested two subjects for allegedly operating or driving a vessel while intoxicated (DWI) on June 25 in St. Martin Parish. Agents arrested Orlando Terracina, 54, of Thibodaux, and Lester Boudreaux Jr., 45, of Sorrento, DWIs on the water. Agents made contact with...
THIBODAUX, LA
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KOK Wings & Things lands statewide award; here's how the Black-owned eatery is succeeding

By the time the team Kitchen on Klinton Wings and Things built their food truck, they were already a popular joint. Having gotten their start in the backyard of their rental home on Clinton Street, the four set up shop in the parking lot of Cupid Daiquiri on the Evangeline Thruway. But then they had a problem: they were so popular that the owners of the nearby hair salon said they had to go. They were bringing in too much traffic.
BATON ROUGE, LA
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PRIDE Month at Ochsner St. Mary

In honor of PRIDE month, Ochsner St. Mary employees were allowed to wear PRIDE/rainbow apparel to work to commemorate the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots.
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Landry-Laverne to wed

Ronnie Bailey Jr. and Skyla Laverne of Morgan City wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Danea Laverne, to Dylan Gabriel Landry, son of Jason Landry and Kelly Wiggins of Morgan City. The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. July 9 at Nico Bella in Morgan City.
MORGAN CITY, LA
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EDNA MAE BROWN-MINGO

Edna Mae Brown-Mingo, 79, a native and resident of Morgan City, LA, died Friday, June 24, 2022 at Legacy Nursing & Rehabilitation of Mor-gan City. Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. at New Zorah Baptist Church 604 in Morgan City. Masks and social distancing required. Burial will follow in Morgan City Cemetery.
MORGAN CITY, LA
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ESPERANZA 'LOU' N. LANDRY

Esperanza “Lou” N. Landry, 89, a native of Angeles Pampanga, Philippines and resident of Shreveport, LA, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Richard K. Landry of Patterson, LA, Barry S. Landry of Patterson, LA, Charles Landry III of Haughton, LA, Carla Mueller and husband Martin of Haughton, LA, Gigi M. Maurer and husband Charles of Slidell, LA, Christel L. Such and husband James of The Colony, TX; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchild; sister, Letty Heath and husband Don.
PATTERSON, LA
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