David J. McCoy, City Marshal for the Third Ward in Franklin has a message for those in the community that might have some outstanding business with the city of Franklin.

Marijuana plants and other cultivation paraphernalia seized by SMPSO

Deputies with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office made a sizeable drug bust last weekend, seizing over 50 marijuana plants among other items from a growing operation in Verdunville.

Patterson High basketball standout Taylan Grogan signed a national letter of intent Friday at Patterson High to play college hoops at Louisiana College in Pineville. Front row, from left, are Sally Grogan, grandmother; Brayden Clarkston, brother; Charles Grogan, grandfather; Taylan Grogan; and Chelsea Grogan, mother. On the back row, from left, are Mark Spradling, Patterson High assistant principal; Ryan Taylor,
Patterson High School basketball coach; C.L. Grogan, uncle; Rachael Sanders, Patterson High School principal; and Jermaine Grimm, former Patterson assistant coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Patterson High standout point guard Taylan Grogan had his dream come true Friday, signing a national letter of intent to play college basketball at Louisiana College in Pineville. But the Class 3A All-State point guard still has a chip on his shoulder.

Marijuana plants and other cultivation paraphernalia seized by SMPSO

Patterson High basketball standout Taylan Grogan signed a national letter of intent Friday at Patterson High to play college hoops at Louisiana College in Pineville. Front row, from left, are Sally Grogan, grandmother; Brayden Clarkston, brother; Charles Grogan, grandfather; Taylan Grogan; and Chelsea Grogan, mother. On the back row, from left, are Mark Spradling, Patterson High assistant principal; Ryan Taylor,
Patterson High School basketball coach; C.L. Grogan, uncle; Rachael Sanders, Patterson High School principal; and Jermaine Grimm, former Patterson assistant coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Wear Pink Day!

Bayou Vista Elementary supported Morgan City High School efforts to raise funds for breast cancer by hosting a Wear Pink Day! Students wore pink shirts and jeans for $2. Pictured is fourth-grade teacher Heather Crappell with several students. (Submitted Photo)

Night Out Against Crime

Several people waited in line for the chance to dunk St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Corey Cudd. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office hosted a Night Out Against Crime Tuesday at the Bayou Vista Community Center. The event was open to the public with free food, music, and activities for kids.

J-turns will be interim fix for U.S. 90

The state will start installing J-turns along U.S. 90 in Patterson within the next year to improve safety on the highway. U.S. 90 will eventually be upgraded to become part of I-49. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Within the next year, Tri-City residents should begin to see J-turns installed in the Patterson area to cut down on the number of wrecks along U.S. 90.

City cleanup crew

Community volunteers gathered for the monthly Franklin cleanup Oct. 10. Participants included Meagan Bourque, Ella Hamilton, Tate Bourque, Marguerite Robinson, Dianna Alexander and Didi Battle.

Dredging continues in Berwick Bay

Manson Construction Co. began dredging Berwick Bay Sept. 19 and will finish the project in about a month. The contract dredged about a 3-mile stretch from 20 Grand Point and Tidewater Point to Stouts Pass. Dredging should start in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel Oct. 29 and could last up to 100 days.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Dredging work is ongoing in Berwick Bay and set to begin in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel by the end of October in an effort to keep the area’s waterways deep enough for vessels to navigate.

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Patterson High basketball standout Taylan Grogan signed a national letter of intent Friday at Patterson High to play college hoops at Louisiana College in Pineville. Front row, from left, are Sally Grogan, grandmother; Brayden Clarkston, brother; Charles Grogan, grandfather; Taylan Grogan; and Chelsea Grogan, mother. On the back row, from left, are Mark Spradling, Patterson High assistant principal; Ryan Taylor,
Patterson High School basketball coach; C.L. Grogan, uncle; Rachael Sanders, Patterson High School principal; and Jermaine Grimm, former Patterson assistant coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Patterson High standout point guard Taylan Grogan had his dream come true Friday, signing a national letter of intent to play college basketball at Louisiana College in Pineville.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mowata for John William Schneider, 59, who died Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 3 p.m.

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