David J. McCoy, City Marshal for the Third Ward in Franklin has a message for those in the community that might have some outstanding business with the city of Franklin.

Marijuana plants and other cultivation paraphernalia seized by SMPSO

Deputies with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office made a sizeable drug bust last weekend, seizing over 50 marijuana plants among other items from a growing operation in Verdunville.

Patterson High basketball standout Taylan Grogan signed a national letter of intent Friday at Patterson High to play college hoops at Louisiana College in Pineville. Front row, from left, are Sally Grogan, grandmother; Brayden Clarkston, brother; Charles Grogan, grandfather; Taylan Grogan; and Chelsea Grogan, mother. On the back row, from left, are Mark Spradling, Patterson High assistant principal; Ryan Taylor,
Patterson High School basketball coach; C.L. Grogan, uncle; Rachael Sanders, Patterson High School principal; and Jermaine Grimm, former Patterson assistant coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Patterson High standout point guard Taylan Grogan had his dream come true Friday, signing a national letter of intent to play college basketball at Louisiana College in Pineville. But the Class 3A All-State point guard still has a chip on his shoulder.

Marijuana plants and other cultivation paraphernalia seized by SMPSO

Patterson High basketball standout Taylan Grogan signed a national letter of intent Friday at Patterson High to play college hoops at Louisiana College in Pineville. Front row, from left, are Sally Grogan, grandmother; Brayden Clarkston, brother; Charles Grogan, grandfather; Taylan Grogan; and Chelsea Grogan, mother. On the back row, from left, are Mark Spradling, Patterson High assistant principal; Ryan Taylor,
Patterson High School basketball coach; C.L. Grogan, uncle; Rachael Sanders, Patterson High School principal; and Jermaine Grimm, former Patterson assistant coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

(UPDATED) Injured student wins MCHS Principal's Award in hospital bed

Morgan City High students get their diplomas Friday in a commencement ceremony at Municipal Auditorium.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

Principal Mickey Fabre repeated the phrase often during Friday’s Morgan City High graduation at the Municipal Auditorium: “I believe in miracles.”
Then Fabre produced a miracle.

Bayou Chene barge to be removed soon

Michael Tamporello of Morgan City speaks at the St. Mary Levee District Commission meeting Thursday asking when the district plans to remove the temporary flood protection structure on Bayou Chene. Officials said the structure will be removed within three months. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

St. Mary Levee District officials expect to remove the barge blocking Bayou Chene in Amelia within three months, they said at Thursday’s levee district commission meeting.

(Updated) New power plant unveiled; will provide stable long-term power rates

Louisiana Energy and Power Authority General Manager Cordell Grand speaks during Friday's dedication of LEPA's new power plant in Morgan City. The plant is the first power plant built in south Louisiana in 40 years. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The newly completed Louisiana Energy and Power Authority power plant in Morgan City will help stabilize long-term power rates for member communities by reducing their reliance on less efficient pow

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Patterson High basketball standout Taylan Grogan signed a national letter of intent Friday at Patterson High to play college hoops at Louisiana College in Pineville. Front row, from left, are Sally Grogan, grandmother; Brayden Clarkston, brother; Charles Grogan, grandfather; Taylan Grogan; and Chelsea Grogan, mother. On the back row, from left, are Mark Spradling, Patterson High assistant principal; Ryan Taylor,
Patterson High School basketball coach; C.L. Grogan, uncle; Rachael Sanders, Patterson High School principal; and Jermaine Grimm, former Patterson assistant coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Patterson High standout point guard Taylan Grogan had his dream come true Friday, signing a national letter of intent to play college basketball at Louisiana College in Pineville.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mowata for John William Schneider, 59, who died Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 3 p.m.

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