The yell of “Go! Go! Go!” heard late Friday evening could be heard around the city as Hanson Memorial High School Coach Brittany Broussard yelled instructions to Lady Tiger Alyssa Young as the HMS Lady Tigers pulled off a dramatic 1-0 eight-inning victory over the Quachita Christian School Lady Eagles at the HMS Girls Softball Complex.
Dr. Gary Wiltz, CEO of Teche Action Clinic and the chairman of the National Association of Health Care Centers was greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday in the Rose Garden of the White House. The gathering was held after Obama signed a bill that guarantees community health center funding for the next two years.
“Last Bayou Passage” opens Tuesday at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Franklin. A No Hitchin’ Production by Techeland Arts Council, the show will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and there will be a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. Tickets are available at the door.

API awards $42,000 in scholarships

A total of $42,000 in scholarships went to students Thursday at the Atchafalaya Chapter of American Petroleum Institute’s 59th Annual Scholarship Banquet. Recipients of the scholarships were, from left: Berwick High senior Taylor Fegenbush, Patterson High senior Bailey Nelson, Central Catholic senior Lynze Belle, Berwick High senior Vroni Parsiola, Morgan City High senior Diana Tran, and Central Catholic senior John Parker.

Six Tri-City area students will be getting a chunk of their college expenses paid after they received $42,000 in scholarships at the Atchafalaya Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute’s 59th A

Export business keeps growing; 4,000 tons of rice headed to Haiti

a November 2014 photo shows Planters Rice Mill of Abbeville exporting rice from the Port of Morgan City for the first time. Trucks transported about 150 truckloads of rice to the port in order to export 3,000 tons of rice by ship to Haiti.

In the past eight months, import-export business has become a fairly common site at the Port of Morgan City with ships making stops at the port 18 times, and that business is continuing with about




Born to Lyndzie Christian Roper and Coby Michael Boyd of Berwick, a girl, Chylles Madalyn Boyd, on March 31 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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