Several families living in the Berwick, Morgan City and Patterson housing au-thorities allegedly had in-comes thousands of dollars in excess of the U.S.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrest:
City residents are invited to participate in the Franklin Garden Club’s lighting and decorating contest December 9.
Franklin’s Christmas season begins Sat., December 5 at 4 p.m.
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Monday that a Mexican national was sentenced to 13 months in prison for reentering the United States multiple times illegally.
The United States Department of Agriculture and the St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District are among those who recently supported local families by holding its “Feds Feeds Families” food drive. The collected food was donated to the local Emergency Aid Center for United Way for South Louisiana. From left representing the local Farm Service Agency, Natural Resource Conservation Service and St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District offices are Eddie Payton, Juanita Clements, J.P. Hebert, Andrea Dumesnil, Kayla Hebert, and Chandra Chauvin.
Church of the Assumption in Franklin will host a drop off point for the annual Food For Families Food Drive on Tuesday, Dec. 8, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The temperature may not feel like Christmas, but that didn’t stop local families from getting into the holiday spirit. Danielle Nettles and Bryan Miller search for the perfect Christmas tree with their two children Jaelynn Miller and Bryan Miller Jr. Monday night on Anthony Street in Bayou Vista at Bayou Vista Community Fellowship’s annual Christmas tree fundraiser.
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After a week of unseasonably warm temperatures, the Tri-City area should get back to more seasonably typical weather in the next few days.
Morgan City area food banks and pantries are experiencing a growing number of requests for food this year because of rising unemployment.