Central Catholic first baseman Mitchell Lemoine follows through on an attempt to tag a baserunner out at first during
the Eagles 5-3 Class 1A regional round victory against Grand Lake Monday. Lemoine and the Eagles will hit the
road Thursday to take on Cedar Creek in the Class 1A quarterfinals. First pitch in Ruston is set for 6 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic will look to continue its playoff run as Class 1A’s top-ranked team when it makes a four-plus hour road trip to Ruston to face No. 9 Cedar Creek Thursday at 6 p.m.

The ribbon was cut at the new offices of the St. Mary Parish Council on Aging on Monday. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce representatives, local officials and others were on hand for the opening. The agency has moved into their new headquarters at the Blevins Building in downtown Franklin. The ribbon cutting was followed by an open house.

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Central Catholic High School advanced to the Class 1A quarterfinals Monday with a 5-3 win against No. 16 Grand Lake at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Above, Central Catholic catcher Thomas Garber throws to second base to get a runner trying to steal base as part of a 9-6-2 double play as the umpire signals Grand Lake’s Alex Guillory, left, out. The double play was started via a throw from rightfielder Adam Dupuis following a single and ended on a throw to shortstop Samuel Guarisco for an out at second base. Central Catholic, Class 1A’s top seed, will return to action Thursday when it travels to face No. 9 Cedar Creek in a 6 p.m. contest in Ruston.

LAFAYETTE — Central Catholic successfully weathered a two-day delay due to storms and navigated through Grand Lake en route to the Class 1A baseball quarterfinals. Now, the Eagles will travel to north Louisiana to get their shot at a creek called Cedar.

Central Catholic first baseman Mitchell Lemoine follows through on an attempt to tag a baserunner out at first during
the Eagles 5-3 Class 1A regional round victory against Grand Lake Monday. Lemoine and the Eagles will hit the
road Thursday to take on Cedar Creek in the Class 1A quarterfinals. First pitch in Ruston is set for 6 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The ribbon was cut at the new offices of the St. Mary Parish Council on Aging on Monday. St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce representatives, local officials and others were on hand for the opening. The agency has moved into their new headquarters at the Blevins Building in downtown Franklin. The ribbon cutting was followed by an open house.

Central Catholic High School advanced to the Class 1A quarterfinals Monday with a 5-3 win against No. 16 Grand Lake at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Above, Central Catholic catcher Thomas Garber throws to second base to get a runner trying to steal base as part of a 9-6-2 double play as the umpire signals Grand Lake’s Alex Guillory, left, out. The double play was started via a throw from rightfielder Adam Dupuis following a single and ended on a throw to shortstop Samuel Guarisco for an out at second base. Central Catholic, Class 1A’s top seed, will return to action Thursday when it travels to face No. 9 Cedar Creek in a 6 p.m. contest in Ruston.

Updated: No injuries after tornado strikes between Franklin, Baldwin

Trees were knocked over in what residents suspected was a small tornado from the storm system that swept through the parish Tuesday.
The Banner-Tribune/Colin Murphey

What witnesses are calling a tornado struck this afternoon between Baldwin and Franklin, damaging about 30 homes and tearing the roofs from two businesses, said Duval Arthur, the St.

Dredging should boost import-export business

Port of Morgan City Executive Director Raymond "Mac" Wade speaks Monday about the dredging demonstration officials plan to start in May that they hope will show an effective way to keep the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel dredged year round. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Port of Morgan City leaders are just two months away from starting a dredging demonstration in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel that they hope will bring back the import-export shipping business t

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Central Catholic first baseman Mitchell Lemoine follows through on an attempt to tag a baserunner out at first during
the Eagles 5-3 Class 1A regional round victory against Grand Lake Monday. Lemoine and the Eagles will hit the
road Thursday to take on Cedar Creek in the Class 1A quarterfinals. First pitch in Ruston is set for 6 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic will look to continue its playoff run as Class 1A’s top-ranked team when it makes a four-plus hour road trip to Ruston to face No. 9 Cedar Creek Thursday at 6 p.m.

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Mr. and Mrs. Michael Joseph Landry Jr. of Morgan City, and Mr. and Mrs.

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