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.

Scouts seek help with hut move

Boy Scout Troop 41 must move its Scout Hut from Morey Park to nearby property and is asking for donations to help finance the move.

Boy Scout Troop 41 has enjoyed a long history of serving the youth of St. Mary Parish since 1942.
The troop has occupied and utilized Morey Park in Patterson since that time.

Fifth Brittany’s Project event

Last weekend’s fifth Brittany’s Project Car Show and Fundraiser included, above, a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a center for individuals with disabilities to enjoy life through recreation, social events and support. Below, among the many highlights of the event was the cars and contests among owners. Brittany’s Project currently offers educational seminars on Medicaid, waivers, guardianship, wills and more as well as sponsoring a summer camp for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities each July. In addition, Brittany’s Project hosts an activity each month which can include a dance, Valentines party, prom, swimming, Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas party, movie night and more for its patrons to enjoy social interaction with their peers. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

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Sports

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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