Blake Hidalgo

Central Catholic had five representatives on the All-District 7-1A baseball first team. The Eagles had a pair of pitchers make the team in sophomores Blake Hidalgo and Gregory Leger. Hidalgo finished the season 3-0, while Leger was 2-1.

The East St. Mary Funeral Squad fires a salute during the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on Monday at Cypress Park in Morgan City;

Sennet Wiggins remembers vividly the day that his life, his fellow soldiers’ lives and the entire country changed, which led to some of his comrades making the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
At 9:02 a.m. Saturday the Franklin Fire Department received a call reporting a transformer smoking at Willow Street and JA Hernandez Street.

Blake Hidalgo

The East St. Mary Funeral Squad fires a salute during the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on Monday at Cypress Park in Morgan City;

New radio operators

As a result of the test session hosted by the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service (BEARS), three individuals have passed tests and become ham radio operators. They are, from left, Brock Hollier, Tessa Steitzinger and Anthony Hollier. The FCC will be issuing their respective ham radio call letters, which will enable them to legally get on the air for the first time. BEARS is available to help anyone who wishes to study for a ham radio license or who would like to take a test for any of the licenses available in the amateur service bands.
(Submitted Photo)

As a result of the test session hosted by the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service (BEARS), three individuals have passed tests and become ham radio operators.

Literacy champion

Lenny Armato, St. Mary Parish special education supervisor, was recently honored as “Champion of Literacy” by Scientific Learning Corporation. From left, Geb Bull, Scientific Learning Corporation; Armato; and Donald Aguillard, superintendent of St. Mary Parish schools.
Submitted Photo

Lenny Armato, St. Mary Parish special education supervisor, was recently honored as “Champion of Literacy” by Scientific Learning Corporation.

Tour du Teche launched today

Kayakers slug it out in Tour du Teche IV. Paddlers come from all over the state and both ends of the country to vie for cash prize, trophies and bragging rights in Louisiana’s premier paddling marathon. Tour du Teche V started today at Port Barre, starts in St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish and New Iberia on Saturday, and at Franklin on Sunday. The event ends Sunday in Berwick. The three segments add up to 135 miles.
Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche

Paddlers, their coureurs de bois, and traveling cheering squads are coming to the Teche Country this weekend from Texas, Kansas, Florida, Illinois, California, Wisconsin and Maryland as well as all

Pages

Lifestyle

--Submitted photos

As part of the Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom program, members of Bayou Vista Garden Club recently read the book, “Chicks and Chickens” by Gail Gibbons to area students.

St. Mary Now & Franklin Banner-Tribune

Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

Follow Us