WEST ST. MARY SENIOR DEVRON CHARATAIN will lead the Wolfpack into action Friday for Homecoming versus Ferriday at Wolfpack Stadium with kickoff slated for 7 p.m.

The Franklin High School Hornets and the West St. Mary Wolfpack will celebrate homecoming Friday while the Hanson Memorial Tigers host Lafayette Christian in District 7-A action in Week 5 of the high school football season.
Cypremort Yacht Club recently introduced Cub Scout Pack 300 to sailing. John Conner, Edward Duhe and other CYC members took the boys out on four of their boats at Cypremort Point. They taught the boys about basic boat safety as well as about the sails, rigging and basic sailing knowledge. Some lucky Scouts even got to steer the boats.
Chitimacha Louisiana Open awarded $195,000 in checks to 68 different local and regional charities and youth groups Tuesday, both numbers reflecting huge increases over the previous year and continuing the event’s dedication to charitable giving.

WEST ST. MARY SENIOR DEVRON CHARATAIN will lead the Wolfpack into action Friday for Homecoming versus Ferriday at Wolfpack Stadium with kickoff slated for 7 p.m.

Massive effort to clear bayou here

Water hyacinth are rafted up thick at the East Calumet floodgate, top. Lockmaster Lennis Paray says he’ll flush them out to sea if tides cooperate. Below, The T.E.C.H.E. Project volunteers gather lilies at Franklin as part of Operation Hippo.

Last Saturday, The TECHE Project, a local nonprofit group working to raise awareness of the environmental, cultural, historical, and recreational values of Bayou Teche, partnered with ACA/LL Bean,

Tour du Teche V paddle race starts Friday

Kayakers slug it out in Tour du Teche IV. Paddlers come from all over the state and both ends of the country to vie for cash prize, trophies and just bragging rights in Louisiana’s premier paddling marathon. Tour du Teche V starts Friday at Port Barre, starts in St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish and New Iberia on Saturday, and at Franklin on Sunday. The three segments add up to 135 miles and countless adventures. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Paddlers, their coureurs de bois, and traveling cheering squads are coming to the Teche Country this weekend from Texas, Kansas, Florida, Illinois, California, Wisconsin and Maryland as well as all

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WEST ST. MARY SENIOR DEVRON CHARATAIN will lead the Wolfpack into action Friday for Homecoming versus Ferriday at Wolfpack Stadium with kickoff slated for 7 p.m.

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