The Franklin Fire Department lifted the flag this morning on the St. Mary Parish Courthouse s quare in observance of Memorial Day in the city and entire nation
St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, center at the podium, congratulates the team and the coaching staff of the Central Catholic High School Eagles after they won the 2016 Class 1A State Baseball Championship.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Memorial Day weekend in Morgan City will feature a Freedom Fest and Freedom Ride Saturday and Sunday followed by a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Monday.

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City includes statues depicting three soldiers; a World War I doughboy, a soldier representing a World War II, Korea, and Vietnam G.I., and a modern day soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan. The middle soldier, dressed in a G.I. uniform, is kneeling while handing an American flag to a young boy to represent the passing of the responsibility to protect our freedom to the next generation. Behind the statues is a wall of honor with names of each soldier from the Tri-City area killed in combat and names of soldiers who died of other causes while serving in a war. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Wheel House for March 3

WORKREADY U
(Adult Education), Young Memorial Campus, 900 Youngs Road, Morgan City, offering free high school equivalency practice test March 15 and 16. Must be 19 or older and must preregister. Call 985-380-2957, ext. 351. Space limited. Tests in English and Spanish.

Sweetheart Dance royalty

This year's Valentine's Sweetheart Court and Dance was celebrated Feb. 12. The members of the Morgan City Junior High royalty are, back row from left: First Duke Carson Gagliano, King Tajaha Batiste and Second Duke Tyland Boatman. Front row: First Maid Zaria Richard, Queen Sariayah Bourgeois and Second Maid Juliet Thibodeaux.

Police Reports 3-3-16

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
Matthew Strubb, 18, of 1803 Canal Drive, Franklin, was arrested Wednesday at 9:33 a.m. and charged with illegal possession of stolen things. No bail was set.
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Parish livestock show awards

Logan Hebert, above pictured with St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, accepted awards for Champion Cross, Grand Champion Market Hog and Senior Awards-Picture Frame at the annual St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show awards banquet in Franklin. Zachary Hebert, below, accepted the award for Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog.

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Former Patterson standout Tristen Ausama signed a national letter of intent Thursday to play college football at Louisiana College in Pineville. Seated from left are Shirley Turner, mother; Ausama holding Bryson Ausama, son; Raven Gahn, girlfriend; Ninedra Fancis, sister; and Cabrini Belt, niece. Standing, from left, are Branden Harden, Patterson assistant football coach; A’zhayde Francis, niece; Salex Francis, sister; Mauricia Givens, niece; and Landen Gahn (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray).

It’s been a big year for Patterson standout running back Tristen Ausama, and he took another leap Thursday, signing a national letter of intent to play college football at Louisiana College.

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