Franklin’s Art Walk is Saturday from 3-6 p.m. in the downtown business district. Artists and authors will be at various businesses along Main Street with their works, and there will be musical entertainment at the lot next to Floors Etc. St.
Progressive Waste Solutions was a scheduled guest on Tuesday’s agenda for the Franklin City Council meeting. No representative was present, but Mayor Raymond Harris said that does not mean the company deliberately avoided appearing.

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

More than two years after it sank 4.5 feet into the swamp, the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center held its grand opening Wednesday.

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Whitney Bank donation to AARP

Whitney Bank recently made a $22,000 donation to the St. Mary Chapter of AARP. The AARP chapter formed an alliance with Whitney Bank 25 years ago. Whitney has made donations to the organization annually since that time. From left are AARP board members Jerry Fabre, Alicia Robicheaux, Joe Pizzuto; Jo Anne Bergeron, Whitney vice president; board member Bill Darce; Floyd Hymel, AARP Vice President; Jeff Blum, Whitney market president; Curtis Leonard, AARP president; AnnEtta Lombardo, AARP treasurer; and board members Myrtle McNemar and Carol Francis.
(Submitted Photo)

Whitney Bank recently made a $22,000 donation to the St. Mary Chapter of AARP. The AARP chapter formed an alliance with Whitney Bank 25 years ago.

Arrest reports

Claiborne Fabre Jr.

A 26-year-old Bayou L’Ourse man was jailed Tuesday after narcotics detectives found him in Bayou Vista with counterfeit crystal meth and ecstasy pills that he intended to sell, St.

Holiday closings

Municipal and parish offices in St. Mary Parish will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday. The Harold J. “Babe” Landry Landfill in Berwick will close at noon on Friday.

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Sports

The Morgan City High School volleyball team hosted Central Catholic and E.D. White in both varsity and junior varsity round robin play Wednesday, while Morgan City and E.D. White also squared off in freshmen action. Above is action from Central Catholic and Morgan City’s varsity contest. At left, Morgan City’s Jaiveianna Jones hits a ball. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Lifestyle

Labor Day, summer’s last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly — Tell the truth! — we tend to overdo it. Ribs, steaks, burgers and hot dogs? Check, check, check and check!

Obituaries

Thomas “Rooks” Clark, 40, a native of Morgan City and resident of Winnfield, La., died Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Winnfield at 9:30 at a.m.

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