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.

Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Area coaches are excited to see teams perform in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick and Patterson open the 2016 season with new head coaches, while Morgan City returns third-year coach Scott Tregle.

Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners met Thursday

Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Sheriff seeks info on vehicle seen before Aug. 19 shooting

Surveillance footage shows a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in Bayou Vista in which a 47-year-old woman was injured. (Submitted)

Detectives are seeking information on a vehicle seen prior to an Aug. 19 shooting in the area of Saturn Road in Bayou Vista, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

Bayou Chene project gets $100 million boost

In 2011, the St. Mary Levee District installed a temporary structure that included a barge and steel sheet pile, which blocked flood waters and protected at least five parishes from flooding. (Submitted)

Since the 2011 flood fight, when the Atchafalaya River reached 10.5 feet in Morgan City, area leaders have pushed to install a permanent flood control structure on Bayou Chene that would protect at

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Sports

Central Catholic held off a last-ditch effort for a touchdown by Vermilion Catholic for a 20-13 victory at the Iron Man Jamboree at Teurlings Catholic Thursday.

Lifestyle

By this time of the year, our yards and gardens generally look a little frayed. Heat stress takes its toll on just about everything except the tropicals.

Obituaries

Earl Kirt Jr., 75, a resident and native of Verdunville, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016, at 7:05 a.m., at The Carpenter House St. Joseph Hospice in Lafayette.

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