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.

Roy hopes coffeehouse will make development perk up

Fred’s Plumbing Contractors owner Fred Robicheaux, far right, and employees Darrin Robicheaux, center, and Ricky Moreno, far left, inspect plumbing Tuesday after roughing in the concrete slab. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

CC’s Coffeehouse and Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt franchises are scheduled to open in Morgan City around April 1, pending all things construction-wise come together smoothly and in a timely manner.

Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers found in Berwick

James Dawson, national director of the Patriotic Brigade Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, emailed The Daily Review the Klan recruitment flier that Dawson said was distributed in the Morgan City area on Christmas Eve.

A Ku Klux Klan group distributed recruitment fliers in Berwick on Christmas Eve to spread its message, which the group says is not about hate.


The last known address of Brock Broussard’s was incorrect in Friday’s newspaper. The Patterson Police Department sent a correction stating Broussard’s last address was at 905 First St.



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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