The Orphan Train era saw the largest mass movement of children in American history. During a 75-year period, 1854-1929, more than 250,000 children were transported by rail across America from New York City. “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library beginning at 6 p.m.

A program entitled, “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library. The event from 6-8 p.m. is free and open to the public and intended for mature audiences.
Parish and city officials may be asking St. Mary voters to approve a new sales tax in November.

The Morgan City Lady Tigers softball team was eliminated from the Class 4A postseason with a 7-6 loss to No. 17 seed West Ouachita in Morgan City Wednesday. The Lady Tigers, the No. 16 seed in this year’s postseason, conclude their season with a 14-14 mark. Above, Morgan City catcher Morgan Comeaux tags a West Ouachita base runner as she slides at home plate. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Marilynn Bailey blasted a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie Morgan City’s bi-district playoff game against West Ouachita at 6. But West Ouachita answered with the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning for a 7-6 win Tuesday in Morgan City.

The Orphan Train era saw the largest mass movement of children in American history. During a 75-year period, 1854-1929, more than 250,000 children were transported by rail across America from New York City. “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library beginning at 6 p.m.

The Morgan City Lady Tigers softball team was eliminated from the Class 4A postseason with a 7-6 loss to No. 17 seed West Ouachita in Morgan City Wednesday. The Lady Tigers, the No. 16 seed in this year’s postseason, conclude their season with a 14-14 mark. Above, Morgan City catcher Morgan Comeaux tags a West Ouachita base runner as she slides at home plate. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Franklin branch library to host Orphan Train program

The Orphan Train era saw the largest mass movement of children in American history. During a 75-year period, 1854-1929, more than 250,000 children were transported by rail across America from New York City. “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library beginning at 6 p.m.

A program entitled, “Riders on the Orphan Train,” will be presented Monday at the Franklin branch of the St. Mary Parish Library.

USS Louisiana returns to home port

BANGOR, Wash. (April 22, 2014) -- USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) cycles it's missile hatches as the boat's Blue Crew returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deter-rent patrol. The USS Louisiana is the 18th Ohio class nuclear-powered submarine. The boat carries Triden ballistic missiles and was commissioned in 1997. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ahron Arendes/Released)

BANGOR, Wash. (April 22, 2014) -- USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) cycles it's missile hatches as the boat's Blue Crew returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deter-rent patrol.

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HANSON MEMORIAL SCHOOL LADY TIGERS RECENTLY celebrated Senior Night. Seniors were honored for their outstanding performance and dedication to the softball program.

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Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Hartmeyer
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Carmen Christina Loupe and Taylor Michael Hartmeyer were united in matrimony Feb. 28 during a double-ring ceremony at The Gatehouse in Baton Rouge. The Rev. John Kimball officiated.

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LYDIA — A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Charles W. Tauriac, the former Rosemary “Rosie” Paul, 62, at 11 a.m., Friday, April 25, 2014 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church with Fr.

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