The Patterson 10U All-Stars finished as state runner-up at this past weekend’s Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament in Brusly. Team members include, sitting from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart and Addie Lovell. On the second row, from left, are Kaylee Vining, Laila Dugar, Rylie Chassion and Riley Trahan. On the third row, from left, are Hilary Pillaro, Hailey Skiles, Mikah Ortiz, Olivia Black, Maggie Lemoine and Ana Vaccarella. On the back row, from left, are assistant coaches Mike Ortiz and Patrick Skiles and head coach Harris DeHart. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Skiles)

The Patterson 10U All-Stars made an impressive run through the Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament en route to a runner-up finish Sunday in Brusly. After opening its tournament action with a 19-0 win against Westside Friday, Patterson fell Friday evening to St. Charles, 3-0.
Franklin’s inaugural “First Thursday” event is this week. The downtown promotion will be Thursday beginning at 1 p.m.
A woman and her 10-year-old son were displaced after a fire broke out at their rented residence at 411 Nora St. Monday morning. Franklin Fire Chief Chuck Bourgeois said the fire was reported at 7:41 a.m. Response time was 3 minutes with heavy smoke and flames showing on the left side of the brick house upon arrival.

The Patterson 10U All-Stars finished as state runner-up at this past weekend’s Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament in Brusly. Team members include, sitting from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart and Addie Lovell. On the second row, from left, are Kaylee Vining, Laila Dugar, Rylie Chassion and Riley Trahan. On the third row, from left, are Hilary Pillaro, Hailey Skiles, Mikah Ortiz, Olivia Black, Maggie Lemoine and Ana Vaccarella. On the back row, from left, are assistant coaches Mike Ortiz and Patrick Skiles and head coach Harris DeHart. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Skiles)

Export business keeps growing; 4,000 tons of rice headed to Haiti

a November 2014 photo shows Planters Rice Mill of Abbeville exporting rice from the Port of Morgan City for the first time. Trucks transported about 150 truckloads of rice to the port in order to export 3,000 tons of rice by ship to Haiti.
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In the past eight months, import-export business has become a fairly common site at the Port of Morgan City with ships making stops at the port 18 times, and that business is continuing with about

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The Patterson 10U All-Stars finished as state runner-up at this past weekend’s Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament in Brusly. Team members include, sitting from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart and Addie Lovell. On the second row, from left, are Kaylee Vining, Laila Dugar, Rylie Chassion and Riley Trahan. On the third row, from left, are Hilary Pillaro, Hailey Skiles, Mikah Ortiz, Olivia Black, Maggie Lemoine and Ana Vaccarella. On the back row, from left, are assistant coaches Mike Ortiz and Patrick Skiles and head coach Harris DeHart. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Skiles)

The Patterson 10U All-Stars made an impressive run through the Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament en route to a runner-up finish Sunday in Brusly.

Lifestyle

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Bayou Vista Garden Club placed wreaths at the Blue Star Memorial Marker and at the Bayou Vista Community Center to commemorate Memorial Day in May. Gloria Roy designed and placed the wreaths.

Obituaries

Lorena C. Ledoux, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 29, 2015, at the age 81.

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