Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Arbor Day ceremony in Morgan City

Morgan City Garden Club and the City of Morgan City celebrated Arbor Day by planting five oak trees at the petting zoo in Morgan City on Friday. From left, are Jondra Lowe; Tim Tregle; Hugh Brown Jr.; Edwin Brown; Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi; Ronnie Bergeron, Morgan City horticulture chairman; Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City employee; Jo Ann Blanchard, Morgan City Garden Club; Geri Bourgeois, Morgan City Garden Club; Marcelle Hoskins; Zane Walker; and Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Morgan City Garden Club and the City of Morgan City celebrated Arbor Day by planting five oak trees at the petting zoo in Morgan City on Friday.

Men’s Wild Game Supper

Kevin Willis will be the speaker for the Men’s Wild Game Supper at Bayou Vista Baptist Church, 411 Field St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per person. Children under 13 are admitted free. All money raised will be used for the Gulf Coast Baptist Association Disaster Relief Fund. The supper includes all kinds of wild game and a service follows. Willis grew up in Oakdale and now lives in Kinder, and is married to Cathy Elliott Willis. He has three children. He works in the forestry business and has served bi-vocationally with music and youth, and as pastor. Willis is an avid fisherman and hunter. He is the pastor of Indian Village Baptist Church near Kinder. There will be numerous door prizes. For more information, call 985-395-3070.
(Submitted Photo)

Kevin Willis will be the speaker for the Men’s Wild Game Supper at Bayou Vista Baptist Church, 411 Field St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 per person.

Bayou Teche named to National Water Trails System

Paddlers en route to last year’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge, benefitting The TECHE Project, embark at Poche’s Market & Restaurant. The kayak-friendly landing just below Poche Bridge is a popular site for excursions by Breaux Bridge outfitter Cory Werk’s Bayou Teche Experience. For more information go to www.tourduteche.com.
(File Photo)

The 135 miles of meandering water that is the Bayou Teche became the 17th trail of the National Water Trails System Wednesday.

ROBBIE JOHNSON

Robbie Johnson, 54, a native of Monroe and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence in Morgan City, at 11:15 a.m.

ROBBIE JOHNSON

Robbie Johnson, 54, a native of Monroe and a resident of Morgan City, died Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence in Morgan City, at 11:15 a.m.

Pages

Sports

The Morgan City High School girls bowling team will begin Bi Regional play Monday at Holiday Lanes in Bossier City. Morgan City is 12-1 this season. The team consists of, front row from left, Rylee Sartwell, Meghan Amador, Ali Tregle and Caroline Owens. On the back row, from left, are Alyssa Rich, Hannah Pipes, Laura Nolazco and Cayce Keton. Not pictured is Marissa Davis. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Morgan City High School girls’ bowling team and the Berwick High School boys’ bowling team both will continue their postseasons Monday as they compete in the Bi Regional round of the state bowl

Lifestyle

St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin presented keys to the parish during the St. Mary AARP March meeting. Sidney Boudreaux was honored for his 100th birthday, and St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen Laurie Vining and Rebecca Vining were recognized. From left are Genevive and Sidney Boudreaux, St. Mary Parish Councilman Sterling Fryou, Rebecca Vining and Naquin. Laurie Vining was unable to attend.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting March 2 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City, home of St. Mary AARP.

St. Mary Now & Franklin Banner-Tribune

Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

Follow Us