Krewe of Adonis King Jake Breaux and Queen Carey Gaddis throw beads during Friday's parade in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Krewe of Adonis Parade kicked off the Tri-City Mardi Gras parade schedule Friday night in Morgan City.

Franklin Foundation Hospital was the sponsor for the Feb. 11 city cleanup. The group removed litter on Main Street from the cemetery to the courthouse, including the Teche Theater area and Teche Drive. Stephanie and Maurice Guidry, Kindra McLean, Matt Barrilleaux, Ron Bailey, Rachel Picard, Didi Battle, Vel Minor, Dawn Kaiser-Melancon and Renee Mitchel represented FFH. They were accompanied by community volunteers Marguerite Robinson, Elaine Karam and Ruthie Heard. Argus Spa provided bottled water and the hospital supplied grabbers, gloves and trash bags.

Council members Dale Rogers, J Ina and Craig Mathews

Parish council members did not remove from the table a proposed housing development item in Garden City.

Readers of the Month

Jakeelah Steele and Alyssa Robin were recognized as M.E. Norman Elementary School's Readers of the Month for October. They're pictured with Earl Johnson, left, and Herman Hartman, mentors and volunteer reading listeners. (Submitted photo)

Sheriff investigating missing boat

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office marine division is searching for a boat stolen Saturday from Banana Pass in Sweet Bay Lake south of Berwick. The boat is described as a “dead grass green” 19-foot long V-shaped homemade aluminum boat with a welded on 17-gallon gas tank. (Submitted)

Authorities are investigating a Saturday boat theft that occurred south of Berwick, according to a news release.;

Giving for Thanksgiving: Churches invite community to a meal

Pharr Chapel and Walmsley United Methodist churches in Morgan City hosted their annual Thanksgiving dinner Saturday at Pharr Chapel. Sheryl Mashburn, center, of Pharr Chapel, brings Thanksgiving meals to, seated from left, Georgia Carbin, Mary White and Earline Delaune.

For about the past decade, a local United Methodist community has provided a free Thanksgiving meal for area residents.

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The Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers will take to the road tonight to face the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Division IV basketball playoffs at the VCHS Gymnasium.

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