The award for Champion Yorkshire Swine and Champion Duroc went to Tylar Morris, above, at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show. Zach Hebert, below, won for Champion Intermediate Showman, Exhibitor with Highest Price Market Hog and First Place Intermediate.

Amelia Hoppe, Director of Programs

The Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) will embark on its second “Justice Tour” that includes a stop at the St. Mary Parish Library in Franklin.

Krewe of Adonis King Jake Breaux and Queen Carey Gaddis throw beads during Friday's parade in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Krewe of Adonis Parade kicked off the Tri-City Mardi Gras parade schedule Friday night in Morgan City.

Head Start prepares for festival

Yogi Bear Head Start students, from left, Chloe Granger, 3; Amari Taylor, 4; Ava Wayman, 4; and Zayaire Joseph, 3, sit in the library area Wednesday with picture books. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

St. Mary Community Action Head Start will host the Fit Fun Festival in Franklin’s Caffery Park on Oct. 20. This Fun in the Park event is in observance of National Head Start Awareness Month.

Englishman passes through Morgan City on journey across the U.S.; Hopes 20,000-mile run will encourage kids to be more active

Jim Plunkett-Cole runs along Front Street Wednesday during his visit to Morgan City. He is on a three-year journey to run 20,000 miles across the U.S. and encourage kids to exercise every day. The trek is based on Forrest Gump’s fictional run in the 1994 movie starring Tom Hanks. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Using Forrest Gump’s fictional run across the U.S.

Tour du Teche VII in Franklin

Tour du Teche VII made a stop in Franklin Saturday before heading out to the finish in Berwick Sunday morning. Winners were, in the Tour de La Riviere Rouge, Race 10, Solo Double Blade Paddle, David Dupree; in the single/double blade paddle of that race, Max Dugas and Adam Jones; the big boat racing division was won by Wendell Smith, Bobby Smart, Chris Champion, Phil Bowden, Heather Harrison and R.D. Kisserling; and the 410 de Louisiana, Race 11, Solo Unlimited, Double Blade Paddle was won by Cory Werk. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

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Sports

GONZALES _ The No. 17 seed Hanson Memorial Tigers posted a 63-58 road victory over No. 16 seed Ascension Christian 63-58 in the first round of the Division IV playoffs.

Lifestyle

Versa Dore was given a gift by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President and Program Chairman Gloria Roy in appreciation for Dore’s presentation at the February Bayou Vista Garden Club meeting. Dore gave a presentation on backyard habitats.
—Submitted Photos

Louisiana Master Gardener Versa Dore was guest speaker at the Bayou Vista Garden Club February meeting.

Obituaries

August 13, 1936-February 23, 2017
Susana Lopez Ramirez Torres, 80, a resident of Patterson, passed away in her home on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, surrounded by her adoring family.

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