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

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Prevention Plus

Prevention Plus Clinic held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 23 at its office located at 912 Marguerite St. in Morgan City. Owner Dr. Peter Abel, a cardiologist and 25-year resident of Morgan City, said, “I wanted to give back to Morgan City and to provide exceptional care.” On hand with Abel for the ceremony were Scott Price, Nelson Cortez, Mata Tellman and Eugina Price, St. Mary Chamber of Commerce ambassadors; Donna Meyer, Chamber president; Stephanie Dehart, Mandy Miller, Trisha Aucoin, Leah Wells, Layne Reynaud and Tricia McAllister, Prevention Plus staff; Charles Ray Johnson; Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi, Morgan City mayor; Jarrod Longman, St. Mary Parish assessor; Tommy Longman, District Attorney’s office liaison; Bob Harrison, Chamber vice chairman; and Lisa Patterson, Chamber marketing director. Prevention Plus is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and specializes in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
(The Daily Review Photo by Diane Miller Fears)

Prevention Plus Clinic held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 23 at its office located at 912 Marguerite St. in Morgan City.

Fishing tournament lands scholarship money for college

Brothers Blake and Tyler Laiche, both from Lutcher, were the first to weigh in and remained in first place in the inaugural South Central Louisiana Technical College fishing tournament with five fish that weighed in at 12.6 pounds; the biggest at three pounds was caught by Blake Laiche, right. The tournament proceeds will support the new scholarship fund at the college.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

The inaugural South Central Louisiana Technical College fishing tournament held Saturday raised about $1,500 for the college scholarship fund as Tyler Laiche and Blake Laiche won the event with a 1

Arrest reports

Branshekia Harris

A Morgan City man was jailed Tuesday after Morgan City police found suspected crack cocaine and more than $800 in cash believed to have been from drug proceeds at an Egle Street residence, Morgan C



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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