Masons honor community
Ibert’s Mortuary, first photo, was one of three local businesses to be honored Tuesday by the Franklin F&AM Masonic Lodge 57. The funeral home has been in continuous business in Franklin for for 152 years. From left are Greg Ibert, Amanda Ibert Landry, Meri Ibert Curry, Leona Ibert Comer and Lodge Secretary Blaise Smith. Next three photos, three outstanding juniors from local high schools were honored with plaques Tuesday by the F&AM Masonic Lodge 57. They included Aryn Yarber from Centerville High, Nicole Crow from Franklin Senior High and Gabriella Darden from West St. Mary High. Pictured with Chitimacha Tribal Judge Cameron Simmons, left, and lodge Worshipful Master Eugene Aman are CHS Principal Mike Galler and Aryn; FSHS Principal Ty Burdett and Nicole; and WSM Assistant Principal Evangeline Butler and Gabriella.