THE 11-YEAR-OLD All Star team from Franklin took second place in district competition this Dixie Youth season. Pictured from left (front row) are Braedon Loustalot, Eli Fitch, Peyton Hidalgo, Carson Doucet, Donald Foulcard and Jace Doucet; (middle row) Trey Fredrick, Lawson St. Blanc, Tyler Gunner, Cameron Bertrand, Dominck Alcina, and Asa Tibbs; and (back row) coaches Alex Fryer, Jeremy Smith and Kevin Tibbs.

The Dixie Youth North Regional Tournament wrapped up Wednesday in Bayou Vista with two teams from northern Louisiana claiming championship titles. West Ouachita 12-year-olds and Shreveport American 10-year-olds will continue on to the state tournament this weekend.
Franklin Health Care Center honored three residents over age 100 during a commemoration held Wednesday. The ladies above, from left, are Ejola Nedo and Lillie Louviere, who are both 101, and Dorothy Butler, who is 103. The staff and visitors gathered Wednesday to celebrate the ladies’ birthdays.

The City Council approved moving forward with renovating the city’s wharf on Berwick Bay.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The City Council gave approval Tuesday for engineers to move forward with the design and bid process of a project to replace the city’s existing wharf on Berwick Bay and extend the wharf to the south by almost 150 feet.

THE 11-YEAR-OLD All Star team from Franklin took second place in district competition this Dixie Youth season. Pictured from left (front row) are Braedon Loustalot, Eli Fitch, Peyton Hidalgo, Carson Doucet, Donald Foulcard and Jace Doucet; (middle row) Trey Fredrick, Lawson St. Blanc, Tyler Gunner, Cameron Bertrand, Dominck Alcina, and Asa Tibbs; and (back row) coaches Alex Fryer, Jeremy Smith and Kevin Tibbs.

The City Council approved moving forward with renovating the city’s wharf on Berwick Bay.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

WWII veteran has no regrets for his sacrifice for freedom 70 years ago

Gerry DuBois sits in his home on Marshall Street Wednesday with medals he received for his service in the Army.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Nearly 70 years ago Gerry DuBois lay on the ground with mortar shell explosions and machine gun fire going on all around him, and he knew at that moment that he would never see again.

Police asking assistance in Glencoe shooting

Police are asking assistance in locating this truck or information pertaining to a 3:12 p.m. shooting Thursday in the 4400 block of La. 83 in Glencoe. Anyone with information on the truck or this case may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622.
(Submittted Photo/St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

St. Mary Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a gunman who left one man injured in a Glencoe shooting Thursday afternoon.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Maison Jardin

Maison Jardin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Memorial Wing, which is more specialized for residents with dementia and is keypad coded to keep them safe. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce ambassadors; Donna Meyer, chamber president; Emily Berry, community relations; Danette Ellis, assistant administrator; David Cassard, administrator; other staff members and several residents of Maison Jardin; and Tim Hymel, Morgan City mayor pro-tem; were present for the ribbon cutting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Maison Jardin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Memorial Wing, which is more specialized for residents with dementia and is keypad coded to keep them safe.

Arrest reports

A Houma couple was jailed Wednesday for stealing a flat screen TV from the Walmart in Bayou Vista after being located by Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives who were investigating a simil

Bull shark caught near Morgan City

Jordan Minor, 16, of Morgan City got a surprise when he pulled up his trotline in late June — a three-foot bull shark. He caught the shark in the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City where he later released it, he said.
(Submitted Photo)

Sixteen-year-old Jordan Minor got a surprise when he pulled up his trotline in late June — a three-foot bull shark.

Wreck on U.S. 90 Wednesday

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle. The van in the picture attempted to cross U.S. 90 at Red Cypress Road shortly after 4 p.m. when the wreck occurred, he said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital with apparently minor injuries, according to Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle.

Morgan City, Berwick team up for ‘Rock the 5th’ Saturday

Jeraldine Gros was baiting her hook while fishing the Atchafalaya River Wednesday. The quiet scene will be replaced Saturday when “Rockin’ the Fifth” is held on the riverfront. The Fourth of July weekend celebration will include fireworks at 9 p.m.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Atchafalaya River will be lit up Saturday with a fireworks show for Morgan City’s “Rock the 5th,” which will feature live music and food for sale benefiting various causes.

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THE 11-YEAR-OLD All Star team from Franklin took second place in district competition this Dixie Youth season. Pictured from left (front row) are Braedon Loustalot, Eli Fitch, Peyton Hidalgo, Carson Doucet, Donald Foulcard and Jace Doucet; (middle row) Trey Fredrick, Lawson St. Blanc, Tyler Gunner, Cameron Bertrand, Dominck Alcina, and Asa Tibbs; and (back row) coaches Alex Fryer, Jeremy Smith and Kevin Tibbs.

The Dixie Youth North Regional Tournament wrapped up Wednesday in Bayou Vista with two teams from northern Louisiana claiming championship titles.

Lifestyle

DEAR ABBY: Is it acceptable to bring a teacup-sized dog to a wedding? The excuse was, “Well, the wedding was at the beach.” The pre-dinner and dancing were inside a high-end resort on the beach.

Obituaries

Ronald L. Johnson, 62, a native of Morgan City and a resident of Patterson, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at his residence at 3:40 a.m.

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