The St. Mary and Franklin Banner-Tribune will change its publishing schedule effective July 1, according to publisher Allan Von Werder.
Morgan City’s city court judge expects a new state law to ensure city court always has a public defender due to recent funding concerns on the district court level.

June Franklin cleanup crew

The City of Franklin, represented by Jeremy Smith, Jerome Roche Jr. and Arlana Shields, was the June sponsor of the Franklin cleanup. They were joined in the effort by Rita Champagne, Laura Finan, Ella Hamilton, Didi Battle, Marguerite Robinson, Raymond Hebert, Diana Alexander, A.D. Alexander, Kyron Wingate, Ahmaad Alexander and Leila Prevost. The crew cleaned up on Teche Drive, Martin Luther King Boulevard, around the Teche Theater and the courthouse rear area. Franklin Foundation supplied gloves, trash bags and grabbers, while Argus Spa supplied water.

(Updated) Police: Shooting victim’s condition improves

Prince Hall Lodge near the intersection of Sixth and Utah streets is pictured Monday morning. Police believe an altercation broke out there Friday night before continuing outside, where they believe four people were shot. Three of the victims have been released from hospitals, while a fourth victim was in critical but stable condition Monday. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A woman, who was one of four people shot Friday in Berwick, was moved from an intensive care unit to a regular room Monday at Teche Regional Medical Center after her condition greatly improved, Pol

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Sports

THE FRANKLIN ALL-STARS celebrate with the District 3-AA Championship Trophy as presented by District 3 Director Seth Thomas Saturday at Caffery Park. Franklin topped Morgan City 17-10 to win the 2016 District 3-AA 8-year-old Pitching Machine Championship.

After posting a perfect 4-0 record, the Franklin All-Stars hoisted the 2016 District 3-AA 8-year-old Pitching Machine Championship trophy Saturday at Caffery Park.

Lifestyle

BOSTON (AP) — Toy guns, kiddie pools, hoverboards and backyard trampolines are among the playthings that made a consumer watchdog’s annual list of hazardous summer toys.

Obituaries

Linda C. Jones, 61, a resident and native of Jeanerette, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 4:45 a.m., at the New Iberia Manor North Nursing Care Facility in New Iberia.

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