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)

Oaths of Office

St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court Cliff Dressel gave the oath of office to Chief Deputy Jane C. PIlant, who has worked in the office since 1962 and as chief deputy sine 1984. Below, Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge John E. Conery adminstered the oath to the clerks of the court.

El Niño's end could mean more tropical weather

Kids play Tuesday on the splash pad at the park in Bayou Vista next to the mini-golf course. Forecasters expect the hotter than normal weather to continue the rest of the summer. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Meteorologists expect the Morgan City area to continue to have hotter than normal weather this summer, and the region should see a drier weather pattern as well by the summer’s end.



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.


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.


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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