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.

Fit, Fun and Fabulous today in Franklin

CEO of Teche Action Clinic Dr. Gary Wiltz was the guest speaker at 7:30 a.m. during a breakfast to discuss social determinants of health in the area. Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin continues today and into the evening hours. Below, volunteers ready for free health screenings also held this morning.

Fun and Fabulous in Franklin (4F) is today on Main Street and with events following at Franklin Senior High School’s stadium at 5 p.m.

D.a.T. raises $6,000 for Wounded Warriors

Greg Green and friends arrived in Louisiana on Sept. 6 and entered into a whirlwind of Cajun adventures featuring a “meet and greet” with the winner and guests and a full on dose of the best activities Louisiana has to offer including alligator hunting (with special assistance of Morgan City locals Jake Breax and Terry Anslum), crabbing, red fishing, frogging, catfish hoop nets and bayou boat tours. A private jiu-jitsu lesson from three-time World Champion UFC Legend Royce Gracie, D.a.T. Sauce recipes and Cajun culinary specialties were provided by Chef Kern.

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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.
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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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