The Franklin Fire Department lifted the flag this morning on the St. Mary Parish Courthouse s quare in observance of Memorial Day in the city and entire nation
St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, center at the podium, congratulates the team and the coaching staff of the Central Catholic High School Eagles after they won the 2016 Class 1A State Baseball Championship.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Learning about fire safety

The Morgan City Fire Department went to Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian School, above, this morning for National Fire Prevention Week in Morgan City. Capt. Jesse Ratcliff spoke to the Pre-K students on fire safety and prevention and Capt. Chad Landry dressed as a firefighter to show the children what a firefighter looks like. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City Fire Department went to Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian School, above, this morning for National Fire Prevention Week in Morgan City. Capt. Jesse Ratcliff spoke to the Pre-K students on fire safety and prevention and Capt. Chad Landry dressed as a firefighter to show the children what a firefighter looks like. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Driver injured when car overturns

At about 7:45 a.m. today, a car attempting to cross Brashear Avenue in Morgan City ran into a stop sign and hit a guardrail causing the vehicle to flip and land on Fourth Street across from the doughnut shop, Morgan City Police Capt. Betty Augman said. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

At about 7:45 a.m. today, a car attempting to cross Brashear Avenue in Morgan City ran into a stop sign and hit a guardrail causing the vehicle to flip and land on Fourth Street across from the doughnut shop, Morgan City Police Capt. Betty Augman said. The driver was the car’s lone occupant and was transported to Teche Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries, Augman said. The crash is still under investigation, she said.

Tri-City people hope to raise funds for new Guatemalan orphanage

Sister and brother Hannah and Jose are orphans living at Love the Child orphanage in Guatemala. Both suffer from bone deficiencies that caused the crippling of their limbs. (Submitted Photo)

Local business owners Stacy Kidder, Scott and Yvette Tudury are hosting a fundraiser 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Petroleum Club to build a Love the Child orphanage in Guatemala.

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Kenny Keton Jr. of Morgan City broke the city record for a series with an 839 series during Petroleum League action at Charlie’s Lanes Wednesday. After bowling a 239 in his first game, Keton bowled back-to-back 300 series and had 28 strikes in a row. His performance broke the old series mark of
835 set by Wilfred Guidry in June 2001. The 300-games marked his eighth and ninth sanctioned 300 games at Charlies Lanes. He has bowled other 300 games elsewhere. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Jerry Pillaro)

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