Mayor Raymond Harris and the Franklin City Council honored the Franklin Biddy Basketball team of 9- and 10-year-olds Tuesday for capturing the 2014 National Championship.
Kids at Peter Pan Head Start Center on Barrow Street in Franklin learned about growing plants and started gardens recently. Volunteers from the Franklin Garden Club, LSU AgCenter, local 4-H members and Head Start fathers helped the youngsters ready planting beds and plant seeds, as well as learn how to take care of them throughout the season.
After stealing nearly $35,000 from Morgan City City Court through forgery and other means, former Morgan City Juvenile Services Administrator Verne Lightfoot pleaded guilty to theft over $1,500 Monday in district court and will not have to serve any jail time, according to court documents.

Efforts continue for first-responder memorial

St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin discusses a memorial for first-responders killed in the line of duty at a meeting Tuesday. Also shown is former state Sen. Butch Gautreaux, left. Also attending the meeting were Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce president; and Korean War veteran E.C. “Gene” Bosworth.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

Efforts to recognize and honor first responders killed in the line of duty continue to move forward and will be included in future beautification projects at the courthouse in Franklin, Parish Pres



The Hanson Tigers topped the Gueydan Bears 9-2 Wednesday at the Amar Lancon Field in District 7-A action.


Several Delta Kappa Gamma Society members served as judges for the 10th annual Multiplication Learning Wrap-up Contest sponsored by St. Mary Parish School Board’s Title I Department. St.

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