Bikers participating in the 2017 American Legion Post 328 Freedom Ride leave the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium on the way to visit veteran memorial sites in St. Mary Parish. This year’s 16th annual Freedom Ride will start at 9 a.m. Sunday at the auditorium and end at noon with a pig roast at Friend’s Tavern in Morgan City. On Monday, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4222 will host its Memorial Day Ceremony at Morgan City Cemetery on Myrtle Street. The ceremony to honor deceased veterans will start at 11 a.m. and end at noon. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

David Naquin, new director of the St. Mary Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, speaks Wednesday during the annual Hurricane Preparedness Meeting at the Port of Morgan City’s Emergency Operations Center. Roger Erickson, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service’s Lake Charles Office, and Duval Arthur, outgoing emergency preparedness director, are also pictured. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)




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