The 2016 Berwick High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

First-year Berwick High School football coach Eric Holden said he has a lot of talented players. He just needs to see them be consistent.
Area senior citizens will have a chance Monday to hear Gov. John Bel Edwards speak and learn about how to protect themselves from becoming victims of crime and report incidents of abuse.

Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners met Thursday

The question as to who actually is the Franklin Foundation Hospital chief of staff remains unclear after the board of commissioners failed to reach an agreement on the ongoing issue at their monthly meeting on Thursday.

The 2016 Berwick High School football team (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Wade Gussman Photography)

Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners met Thursday

Cuts make Stuff the Bus more ‘beneficial than ever’

Members of the Patterson community held a Stuff the Bus school supplies drive Saturday in the parking lot of Family Dollar in Patterson. From left, Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan is pictured with Hattie Watts teachers Fran Lantz and Tonya Hills holding supplies collected during the drive. Other participants in the drive are shown inside the bus holding school supplies. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Saturday’s Stuff the Bus in Patterson marked the fifth year of the drive. This year’s drive had a special importance.

Campers are Brittany’s Project Special Friends

Brittany’s Project Special Friends Camp was held July 15-18 at Franklin Senior High School, with 26 campers turning out with help from community volunteers. The camp, designed for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, hosted crafts, activities and much more fun. Visitors included the sheriff’s department; Toney Wade and his Canine Friend Gus with Animal Investigations and Search & Rescue; Mitch the Magician; and the Franklin Police Department. A water fun day was held Friday at the former Oaklawn Sugar Mill property with a water slide, pizza and a visit from the Franklin Fire Department who created a water spray for the campers. For further information on Brittany’s Project or Brittany’s Special Friends Camp contact Sandra Saucier at 337-828-2284 or visit

Franklin 10U All-Stars champs head to World Series

Franklin 10U All-Stars team members are Gabe Hebert, Nicolas Mire, Dylan Inzina, Dylan Steiner, Ethan Judice, Reid Lovell, Alonzo Alexander, Landen Walden, Loren Wells, Carter Faucheaux, JohnDavid Hidalgo, Daniel Ibert and Evan Louviere (alternate). Clint Judice is Manager of the team with Heath Lovell and Todd Hebert serving as coaches. The Franklin 10U All-Stars will be playing in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in Laurel, Mississippi which will be played August 5-12.

Send-off parade in Franklin Wednesday begins on Main Street


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