Shaneal Williams

It took police two years to finally arrest Shaneal Williams on warrants for hit and run, improper backing and no driver’s license.
The Franklin Merchants Association presents the 15th Annual Harvest Moon Festival. The festival will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Festivities will take place along Franklin’s Main Street, the Bayou Teche Scenic Byway. There is no admission fee.
The Franklin Fire Department is supporting the American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink uniform shirts. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth said, “My mother is a breast cancer survivor and I know firsthand how important regular screening and prompt intervention is.

Shaneal Williams

Amendments on ballot to increase term limits, pay of parish president, council

St. Mary Parish Chief Administrative Officer Henry “Bo” LaGrange.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Four proposed amendments to the St. Mary Parish Home Rule Charter that would increase the term limits and compensation of the parish council and parish president will be on the Nov. 4 ballot, St.

Artists Guild Unlimited Show and Sale

Artists Guild Unlimited held an award ceremony Sept. 18 for the 51st Annual Labor Day Show and Sale winners. Oils art division winners, from left, are Dolores Legendre, first place and honorable mentions; Gail Lecompte, second place and honorable mention; Carlotta Matherne, honorable mentions; Carlos Daigle, honorable mentions; Velma Nix, honorable mention; and Vera Judycki, honorable mention.

Mayoral proclamation

Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris signed a proclamation last week designating Oct. 19 “Catholic Daughter Sunday” as established by the National Board of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.



Central Catholic High School defeated Houma Christian 3-2 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25,
24-26, 15-11) in District 6-V action Tuesday in Morgan City. The Lady Eagles clinched a share of the district title with the win. Tuesday’s contest also served as the Lady Eagles’ Pink game. Above, Central Catholic’s Katie Hoffpauir serves during the contest. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic clinched a share of the District 6-V title Tuesday with a 3-2 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25, 24-26, 15-11) win against Houma Christian.


Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t


Pierre G. “Perry” Jackson, 80, a resident of Berwick, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at his residence.

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