Franklin’s inaugural “First Thursday” event is this week. The downtown promotion will be Thursday beginning at 1 p.m.
A woman and her 10-year-old son were displaced after a fire broke out at their rented residence at 411 Nora St. Monday morning. Franklin Fire Chief Chuck Bourgeois said the fire was reported at 7:41 a.m. Response time was 3 minutes with heavy smoke and flames showing on the left side of the brick house upon arrival.
Benjamin Kelly faced some adversity during the 400-yard swim at Sunday’s Iron Horse Triathlon and knew he needed to make up time. Fortunately for him, next in the three-part race was his strongest point — the bike.

Krewe of Amani Parade postponed to Saturday

King and Queen Adonis XL Keith Leonard and JoAnne Radtke held a toast during Friday night’s Krewe of Adonis parade in Morgan City.
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Because of the predicted 60 percent chance of rain today, the Krewe of Amani rescheduled its parade for 4 p.m. Saturday, Mayor Rodney Grogan said in a news release.

Police: Two seriously injured in head-on crash in Morgan City

A two-vehicle crash Saturday night on Greenwood Overpass in Morgan City left the drivers of the pickup truck and car involved with serious injuries, according to Morgan City police. (Photo courtesy of Morgan City Police Department)

The drivers of two vehicles sustained serious injuries Saturday night in a wreck on Greenwood Overpass after the driver of a pickup truck traveling westbound crossed into the eastbound lanes hittin

Central Catholic students visit Rotary Club

Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Central Catholic High School students Tanner Wiggins and Jordan Morvant at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and education plans. From left are Rotary student visit director Edgar Barousse, Wiggins and Morvant.
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Morgan City Rotary Club members hosted Central Catholic High School students Tanner Wiggins and Jordan Morvant at a recent luncheon where the students spoke about their school activities and educat

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Benjamin Kelly faced some adversity during the 400-yard swim at Sunday’s Iron Horse Triathlon and knew he needed to make up time.

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Bayou Vista Garden Club placed wreaths at the Blue Star Memorial Marker and at the Bayou Vista Community Center to commemorate Memorial Day in May. Gloria Roy designed and placed the wreaths.

Obituaries

Gerald J. Landry, 80, of Bernard Avenue, Greeneville, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.
He was a plumber and electrician.

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