STATE CHAMPIONS: The Franklin 10U All-Stars seized the Dixie Youth 2016 10U Louisiana AAA State Championship Saturday in Alexandria. Team members are pictured above. They include: Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

(Submitted by Emily Hidalgo) The 10-year-old All-Star team from Franklin will be representing the state of Louisana in the World Series held in Laurel, Miss. after a heartfelt win for the state title this past Saturday.

“Shrek: The Musical” premiers Saturday, and continues Aug, 1, 3, 4-5 at 7 p.m. There will be a July 31 matinee at 3 p.m. Tickets are available from the Lamplighter on Main Street. The cast took time out from rehearsals to pose for a photo before getting back to readying for the show.

By COLIN MURPHEY A former employee of Franklin Foundation Hospital is suing St. Mary Parish Hospital District No. 1, the hospital, Quorum Health Resources which is the company that manages FFH, as well as the hospital’s CEO and QHR employee Craig Cudworth.

STATE CHAMPIONS: The Franklin 10U All-Stars seized the Dixie Youth 2016 10U Louisiana AAA State Championship Saturday in Alexandria. Team members are pictured above. They include: Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

“Shrek: The Musical” premiers Saturday, and continues Aug, 1, 3, 4-5 at 7 p.m. There will be a July 31 matinee at 3 p.m. Tickets are available from the Lamplighter on Main Street. The cast took time out from rehearsals to pose for a photo before getting back to readying for the show.

500,000 Christmas lights ring in the season in city

There are half a million lights ringing in the Christmas season in Franklin this year. And not just multi-colored bulbs: there are lighted arches, lights that dance to music found on FM radio and much more. At top from left to right, Clay Kellebrew, Lanie Breaux and Payton Kellebrew enjoy the Christmas light display on the banks of Bayou Teche. (Top photo by Colin Murphey; other photos by City of Franklin employee Glynn Bradley)

This year half a million lights are blinking, twinkling and glowing along Teche Drive, Main Street, Martin Luther King Boulevard and at City Hall.

Front Street stores cater to male shoppers

Four stores on Front Street are hoping the offer of extra help and attention tonight will be just the thing for men doing their Christmas shopping.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Four stores on the 700 block of Front Street are hosting a “Men’s Night Out” Christmas shopping event tonight to help guys find gifts for their wives or significant other this holiday season.

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STATE CHAMPIONS: The Franklin 10U All-Stars seized the Dixie Youth 2016 10U Louisiana AAA State Championship Saturday in Alexandria. Team members are pictured above. They include: Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

(Submitted by Emily Hidalgo)

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Mr. and Mrs. George R. Beattie
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Kara Rhodes and George R. Beattie were united in holy matrimony during a 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony June 11 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Bayou Vista. The Rev.

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