New officers of the Rotary Club of Franklin were installed at a special banquet on June 30. From left are District 6200 Assistant Governor Lea Hebert, who performed the installation; James Evans IV, incoming president; Peggy Lewis, secretary; Iris Sharpe, treasurer; Tom Kramer, sergeant at arms; and Ron Bailey, outgoing president.
The bridge over the Franklin Canal on Chatsworth Road is now closed for major renovation by Coastal Bridge Co. of Baton Rouge. It is scheduled to reopen on July 27. Detour routes are posted.
MORGAN CITY (AP) — St. Mary Parish prosecutors have charged three south Louisiana residents with hundreds of counts of theft, racketeering and money laundering that allegedly netted them $1 million to $2 million in cash over 14 years. The defendants also are accused of stealing rare artwork from a prominent family in Morgan City.

Tax renewal resolution draws senator’s plea for ‘modest’ reduction

State Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, speaks during Thursday’s St. Mary Parish School Board meeting in Centerville.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

A resolution calling for elections to renew three St. Mary Parish school property taxes was approved by the School Board Thursday, but was preceded by a request from state Sen.

Brashear to be honored for service as Montford Point Marine

William Joseph Brashear, of Morgan City, is shown in his Marine Corps uniform.
(Submitted Photo)

About 68 years after serving in the Marine Corps, William Joseph Brashear will be honored Saturday for his service as one of the first black Marine Corps members in the country.


Several men participating in the Extreme SEAL Experience were practicing skills to board the rig Mr. Charlie from the Atchafalaya River on Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Whether they want to test their mettle or they want to get their fire back, men between their teenage years and 69 have been to Don Shipley’s Extreme SEAL Experience to gain confidence and test the



The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 title Saturday with a 21-16 victory against Thibodaux. While Morgan City had lost the first game in the best-of-three series, they came back with two straight wins to clinch the title and advance to the state tournament in Monroe this coming weekend. Team members include, kneeling from left, Drake LaCoste, Jeanluc Barkley and Robbie Boudreaux. On the second row, from left, are Mekhi Branton, Ethan Blanchard, Spencer Hebert and TyJae Vaughns, On the third row, from left, are Caleb Menina, Riley Theriot, Tate Matherne, Tyson Nguyen and Bryan Gonzales. On the back row are assistant coach Chris Boudreaux, head coach Tim Hebert and assistant coach David Nolting. (Submitted Photo)

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars rebounded from a rough start two win back-to-back games en route to a district championship at the District 3 Tournament at Peltier Park in Thibodaux Saturday.


THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Zende Forrester arrived at the request of his uncle, Ridge, and said he wants the internship available at Forrester Creations. Nicole also wants the internship.

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