Central Catholic High School advanced to the Class 1A quarterfinals Monday with a 5-3 win against No. 16 Grand Lake at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Above, Central Catholic catcher Thomas Garber throws to second base to get a runner trying to steal base as part of a 9-6-2 double play as the umpire signals Grand Lake’s Alex Guillory, left, out. The double play was started via a throw from rightfielder Adam Dupuis following a single and ended on a throw to shortstop Samuel Guarisco for an out at second base. Central Catholic, Class 1A’s top seed, will return to action Thursday when it travels to face No. 9 Cedar Creek in a 6 p.m. contest in Ruston.

LAFAYETTE — Central Catholic successfully weathered a two-day delay due to storms and navigated through Grand Lake en route to the Class 1A baseball quarterfinals. Now, the Eagles will travel to north Louisiana to get their shot at a creek called Cedar.
April 15, 1936 ~ April 30, 2016 Lodger J. Segura, a native of Erath and longtime resident of Franklin, passed away at the age of 80, on Saturday, at 11:47 a.m., at his home surrounded by his family following a brief illness.
Cadets at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy recently attended a course given by the Chez Hope Family Violence Crisis Center on recognizing domestic abuse. Members of Chez Hope explained victim notification laws and processes as well as how deputies can refer victims to the services they need.

Central Catholic High School advanced to the Class 1A quarterfinals Monday with a 5-3 win against No. 16 Grand Lake at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Above, Central Catholic catcher Thomas Garber throws to second base to get a runner trying to steal base as part of a 9-6-2 double play as the umpire signals Grand Lake’s Alex Guillory, left, out. The double play was started via a throw from rightfielder Adam Dupuis following a single and ended on a throw to shortstop Samuel Guarisco for an out at second base. Central Catholic, Class 1A’s top seed, will return to action Thursday when it travels to face No. 9 Cedar Creek in a 6 p.m. contest in Ruston.

Bear Festival, Wooden Boat Show weekend brings visitors to Franklin

The Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival and the Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show brought vendors, music, fun activities and classic wooden watercraft to Franklin last weekend. Bear Festival attendees were treated to a fireworks show Saturday evening, at top. At center, Lewis Graham, of Lafayette, was among the participants at the wooden boat show with the mahogany runabout he built himself. At bottom, there were many vendors of food, crafts and refreshments along the Bear Festival thruway. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

UBS seeks blood donors to overcome summer slump

Stewart West of Berwick donates blood Thursday at United Blood Services in Morgan City. UBS says it needs blood donations, especially those with negative-type blood, because the economic downturn has made the usual summertime drop in donations even worse. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

About 20 years ago, Stewart West of Berwick was in a car accident. He needed a pint of blood. Now he donates blood as often as he can.

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Central Catholic High School advanced to the Class 1A quarterfinals Monday with a 5-3 win against No. 16 Grand Lake at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Above, Central Catholic catcher Thomas Garber throws to second base to get a runner trying to steal base as part of a 9-6-2 double play as the umpire signals Grand Lake’s Alex Guillory, left, out. The double play was started via a throw from rightfielder Adam Dupuis following a single and ended on a throw to shortstop Samuel Guarisco for an out at second base. Central Catholic, Class 1A’s top seed, will return to action Thursday when it travels to face No. 9 Cedar Creek in a 6 p.m. contest in Ruston.

LAFAYETTE — Central Catholic successfully weathered a two-day delay due to storms and navigated through Grand Lake en route to the Class 1A baseball quarterfinals.

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Hostesses for Bayou Vista Garden Club’s April meeting were Jeannie Lawrence, left, and Verdie Laws. They created the floral design, “Basket of Spring Friendship.”
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“All About Herbs” was the theme for the Bayou Vista Garden Club April meeting.

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