Shaneal Williams

It took police two years to finally arrest Shaneal Williams on warrants for hit and run, improper backing and no driver’s license.
The Franklin Merchants Association presents the 15th Annual Harvest Moon Festival. The festival will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Festivities will take place along Franklin’s Main Street, the Bayou Teche Scenic Byway. There is no admission fee.
The Franklin Fire Department is supporting the American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink uniform shirts. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth said, “My mother is a breast cancer survivor and I know firsthand how important regular screening and prompt intervention is.

Shaneal Williams

Bridge work in Patterson

Patterson city crews started working on the sagging Shady Grove Street bridge Monday and continued today. Workers removed the top of the bridge in preparation for the installation of a prefabricated culvert seen in the background. Mayor Rodney Grogan does not think the work will be completed in time to have garbage pickup Wednesday and will be working to have a special pickup on Friday. If not Friday, the next scheduled garbage pickup will be Saturday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson city crews started working on the sagging Shady Grove Street bridge Monday and continued today.

Arrest reports

Carl J. Thibodeaux

Two people were arrested Monday for distribution of illegal drugs in two separate investigations after they sold the drugs to undercover officers, St.

Bayou Vista street flooding

A quick rain Monday afternoon flooded Bayou Vista streets. Todd Mogged, observing program leader for the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, said rainfall totals recorded across the parish were 0.37 inches in Morgan City and 1.36 inches at Franklin. “It’s all this kind of heat-induced stuff, and they’re all very scattered in nature, especially since you don’t have any type of upper level or surface trigger,” Mogged said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

A quick rain Monday afternoon flooded Bayou Vista streets.



Central Catholic High School defeated Houma Christian 3-2 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25,
24-26, 15-11) in District 6-V action Tuesday in Morgan City. The Lady Eagles clinched a share of the district title with the win. Tuesday’s contest also served as the Lady Eagles’ Pink game. Above, Central Catholic’s Katie Hoffpauir serves during the contest. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic clinched a share of the District 6-V title Tuesday with a 3-2 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25, 24-26, 15-11) win against Houma Christian.


Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t


Pierre G. “Perry” Jackson, 80, a resident of Berwick, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at his residence.

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