Franklin Foundation Hospital was the sponsor for the Feb. 11 city cleanup. The group removed litter on Main Street from the cemetery to the courthouse, including the Teche Theater area and Teche Drive. Stephanie and Maurice Guidry, Kindra McLean, Matt Barrilleaux, Ron Bailey, Rachel Picard, Didi Battle, Vel Minor, Dawn Kaiser-Melancon and Renee Mitchel represented FFH. They were accompanied by community volunteers Marguerite Robinson, Elaine Karam and Ruthie Heard. Argus Spa provided bottled water and the hospital supplied grabbers, gloves and trash bags.

Council members Dale Rogers, J Ina and Craig Mathews

Parish council members did not remove from the table a proposed housing development item in Garden City.

Workers install composite decking Wednesday at Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The work is part of a $2 million makeover to the wharf, which should be open to the public by the summer. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

In just a few months, Morgan City residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the city’s newly improved wharf on the Atchafalaya River.

River to crest Friday; uncertain what rest of spring may hold

The Atchafalaya River is shown Wednesday afternoon on the Berwick side. The National Weather Service projects the river to crest at 7.2 feet Friday morning. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Atchafalaya River is projected to crest at 7.2 feet Friday morning in Morgan City, but it’s unclear yet whether the area may see another similar crest later in the spring.

ATV reported stolen in the Patterson area

Pictured is the 2008 Polaris Razor ATV that was stolen between March 1 and March 5 from the Patterson area. Anyone with information on the crime or information on the possible whereabouts of the vehicle may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-828-1960, 985-384-1622, or by email at (Submitted)

Authorities are seeking the public’s help to locate an ATV stolen from the Patterson area, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office news release.



The Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers will take to the road tonight to face the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Division IV basketball playoffs at the VCHS Gymnasium.

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