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.

Workers install composite decking Wednesday at Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The work is part of a $2 million makeover to the wharf, which should be open to the public by the summer. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

In just a few months, Morgan City residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the city’s newly improved wharf on the Atchafalaya River.

Schedler: Don't worry about 'rigged' elections

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler at the New Orleans Museum of Art unveiling the new “I voted” stickers featuring art by the late George Rodrigue. Schedler says voters have no reason to fear a “rigged election,” as predicted by GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Louisiana’s chief election officer, Secretary of State Tom Schedler, himself a Republican, says voters don’t have to worry about a “rigged election,” and charges his party’s presidential standard b

Detectives seek assistance identifying Walmart theft suspect

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are seeking the public's help identifying a theft suspect seen Oct. 12 loading a 55” Vizio 4K UHD Smart Television into a shopping cart at Walmart in Bayou Vista. (Submitted)

Detectives are asking for the public's help to identity a suspect seen on surveillance stealing a TV from Walmart, according to a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

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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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