A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Stephanie Atkins-Guidry

Franklin Foundation Hospital is currently under new management after Stephanie Atkins-Guidry accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer of the facility after a months-long process to replace interim CEO Craig Cudworth.
St. Mary Levee District commissioners will submit a formal request for the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project’s inclusion in the state’s coastal master plan, weeks after the project was left out of a draft version of the plan.

Learning about fire safety

The Morgan City Fire Department went to Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian School, above, this morning for National Fire Prevention Week in Morgan City. Capt. Jesse Ratcliff spoke to the Pre-K students on fire safety and prevention and Capt. Chad Landry dressed as a firefighter to show the children what a firefighter looks like. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The Morgan City Fire Department went to Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian School, above, this morning for National Fire Prevention Week in Morgan City. Capt. Jesse Ratcliff spoke to the Pre-K students on fire safety and prevention and Capt. Chad Landry dressed as a firefighter to show the children what a firefighter looks like. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Driver injured when car overturns

At about 7:45 a.m. today, a car attempting to cross Brashear Avenue in Morgan City ran into a stop sign and hit a guardrail causing the vehicle to flip and land on Fourth Street across from the doughnut shop, Morgan City Police Capt. Betty Augman said. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

At about 7:45 a.m. today, a car attempting to cross Brashear Avenue in Morgan City ran into a stop sign and hit a guardrail causing the vehicle to flip and land on Fourth Street across from the doughnut shop, Morgan City Police Capt. Betty Augman said. The driver was the car’s lone occupant and was transported to Teche Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries, Augman said. The crash is still under investigation, she said.

Tri-City people hope to raise funds for new Guatemalan orphanage

Sister and brother Hannah and Jose are orphans living at Love the Child orphanage in Guatemala. Both suffer from bone deficiencies that caused the crippling of their limbs. (Submitted Photo)

Local business owners Stacy Kidder, Scott and Yvette Tudury are hosting a fundraiser 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Petroleum Club to build a Love the Child orphanage in Guatemala.

State House candidates face off

District 51 state representative candidates, from left, Beryl Amedee, Joe Harrison and Howard Castay squared off Tuesday in a debate at the Patterson Area Civic Center. The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce hosted the debate.

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Fixing the state’s budget while providing for education and health care needs were among the major issues candidates addressed at Tuesday’s District 51 State Representative debate.

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Sports

With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.

Lifestyle

½ cup ketchup

2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar

1 lb. lean ground beef

½ lb. ground pork

½ cup baking mix

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

Obituaries

Amos Leonard, 73, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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