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.

Lady Chops: Reading with a rhythm

Elizabeth “Lady Chops” Vidos leads the Girl Power United band as they play musical instruments Tuesday at the St. Mary Parish Library in Centerville. Vidos is participating in the summer reading library program statewide. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Percussionist Elizabeth Vidos, also known as Lady Chops, is taking her passion for drumming on the road one library at a time throughout the state.

Lake End Parkway cabin restrictions proposed

A ribbon cutting was held in April for the opening of three new cabins at Lake End Parkway in Morgan City to add to the three cabins already there. (The Daily Review/file photo)

Parties of up to 200 people at the Lake End Parkway cabins have led Morgan City officials to consider placing restrictions on the number of visitors allowed at each cabin.

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Sports

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.

Lifestyle

The area’s oldest chartered Mardi Gras krewe, the Krewe of Hephaestus, will present its annual tableau and ball at 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

Obituaries

Ann Delores Dudley Williams, a native of Tangipahoa and lifelong resident of Patterson, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at her residence.

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