Franklin Foundation Hospital was the sponsor for the Feb. 11 city cleanup. The group removed litter on Main Street from the cemetery to the courthouse, including the Teche Theater area and Teche Drive. Stephanie and Maurice Guidry, Kindra McLean, Matt Barrilleaux, Ron Bailey, Rachel Picard, Didi Battle, Vel Minor, Dawn Kaiser-Melancon and Renee Mitchel represented FFH. They were accompanied by community volunteers Marguerite Robinson, Elaine Karam and Ruthie Heard. Argus Spa provided bottled water and the hospital supplied grabbers, gloves and trash bags.

Council members Dale Rogers, J Ina and Craig Mathews

Parish council members did not remove from the table a proposed housing development item in Garden City.

Workers install composite decking Wednesday at Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The work is part of a $2 million makeover to the wharf, which should be open to the public by the summer. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

In just a few months, Morgan City residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the city’s newly improved wharf on the Atchafalaya River.

Economist: Obamacare needs changes

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Economist Michael Bertaut speaks the St. Mary Industrial Group's meeting Monday. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The federal government’s health insurance marketplace is in need of major structural changes to get costs under control, according to a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana economist.

Cuts make Stuff the Bus more ‘beneficial than ever’

Members of the Patterson community held a Stuff the Bus school supplies drive Saturday in the parking lot of Family Dollar in Patterson. From left, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan is pictured with Hattie Watts teachers Fran Lantz and Tonya Hills holding supplies collected during the drive. Other participants in the drive are shown inside the bus holding school supplies. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Saturday’s Stuff the Bus in Patterson marked the fifth year of the drive. This year’s drive had a special importance.

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The Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers will take to the road tonight to face the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Division IV basketball playoffs at the VCHS Gymnasium.

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