A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Stephanie Atkins-Guidry

Franklin Foundation Hospital is currently under new management after Stephanie Atkins-Guidry accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer of the facility after a months-long process to replace interim CEO Craig Cudworth.
St. Mary Levee District commissioners will submit a formal request for the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project’s inclusion in the state’s coastal master plan, weeks after the project was left out of a draft version of the plan.

Board approves canal closure plan for Lakeside

The Walnut Canal Barge Gate was closed as of this morning, blocking off the canal’s junction with Lake Palourde. Officials plan to monitor the water gauge levels and weather forecasts to determine when to re-open the gate. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A variety of factors including the height of water at a gauge and weather forecasts will determine when officials close the Walnut Canal Barge Gate in Lakeside Subdivision to reduce flooding in the

Pickup crashes into building on Brashear

A police officer works the scene Friday after a woman, apparently mistaking the accelerator on her Nissan pickup as the break, crashed into a vacant loan business on Brashear Avenue. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

A woman was taken to Teche Regional Medical Center for observation after she drove a pickup into a building in the 1000 block of Brashear Avenue, police said.

9/11's impact at home

“The Last Column: A Symbol of Resilience” is one of many featured displays at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. The final steel column removed from Ground Zero was signed by the fire departments and debris removal personnel after it was cut free May 30, 2002, during a ceremony marking the end of the nine-month recovery period. Adjacent to the museum, sitting in the footprint of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers, is now the 9/11 Memorial pools. Each pool is surrounded by the thousands of names of victims of the act of terrorism on 9/11 and the six people who lost their lives in 1993 when a truck bomb was detonated under the North Tower. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

Locals: Communication, training have improved

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Sports

With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.

Lifestyle

½ cup ketchup

2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar

1 lb. lean ground beef

½ lb. ground pork

½ cup baking mix

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

Obituaries

Amos Leonard, 73, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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