THE 11-YEAR-OLD All Star team from Franklin took second place in district competition this Dixie Youth season. Pictured from left (front row) are Braedon Loustalot, Eli Fitch, Peyton Hidalgo, Carson Doucet, Donald Foulcard and Jace Doucet; (middle row) Trey Fredrick, Lawson St. Blanc, Tyler Gunner, Cameron Bertrand, Dominck Alcina, and Asa Tibbs; and (back row) coaches Alex Fryer, Jeremy Smith and Kevin Tibbs.

The Dixie Youth North Regional Tournament wrapped up Wednesday in Bayou Vista with two teams from northern Louisiana claiming championship titles. West Ouachita 12-year-olds and Shreveport American 10-year-olds will continue on to the state tournament this weekend.
Franklin Health Care Center honored three residents over age 100 during a commemoration held Wednesday. The ladies above, from left, are Ejola Nedo and Lillie Louviere, who are both 101, and Dorothy Butler, who is 103. The staff and visitors gathered Wednesday to celebrate the ladies’ birthdays.

The City Council approved moving forward with renovating the city’s wharf on Berwick Bay.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The City Council gave approval Tuesday for engineers to move forward with the design and bid process of a project to replace the city’s existing wharf on Berwick Bay and extend the wharf to the south by almost 150 feet.

THE 11-YEAR-OLD All Star team from Franklin took second place in district competition this Dixie Youth season. Pictured from left (front row) are Braedon Loustalot, Eli Fitch, Peyton Hidalgo, Carson Doucet, Donald Foulcard and Jace Doucet; (middle row) Trey Fredrick, Lawson St. Blanc, Tyler Gunner, Cameron Bertrand, Dominck Alcina, and Asa Tibbs; and (back row) coaches Alex Fryer, Jeremy Smith and Kevin Tibbs.

The City Council approved moving forward with renovating the city’s wharf on Berwick Bay.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Homegrown Oceaneering celebrates 50th year

Oceaneering celebrated its 50th anniversary April 9 at its Morgan City facility. The company also honored its remotely operated vehicle manufacturing team. From left with an ROV are Dave Macnamara, Oceaneering Americas Region ROV manufacturing manager; Pat Mannina, Americas Region vice president and ROV general manager; and Anthony Harwin, Gulf of Mexico ROV manager.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Oceaneering celebrated its 50-year anniversary with a crawfish boil, and also used the event to surprise its remotely operated vehicle manufacturing team with a special award.

Bear Festival, Boat Show get thumbs-up from guests

Participants take off from the starting line of the annual Running of the Bears 5K run-walk to kickoff Saturday’s activities during the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival. Finishers included overall winner L.T. Hill, men’s division winner Josh Vilcan and women’s division winner Jerri St. Blanc. Below, the grounds of the St. Mary Peace Memorial provided the perfect spot for the Cajun horseshoe contest. Winners included the Fly Rites, Fly Adams and David Comeaux, in first place; Franklin Police Department, Tina Thibodeaux and Alphonse Burrell, in second place; and Hanagriff’s Machine, David Hanagriff and Randy Hanagriff, in third place.

Last weekend’s eleventh Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival opened to fine weather and an earlier venue.

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THE 11-YEAR-OLD All Star team from Franklin took second place in district competition this Dixie Youth season. Pictured from left (front row) are Braedon Loustalot, Eli Fitch, Peyton Hidalgo, Carson Doucet, Donald Foulcard and Jace Doucet; (middle row) Trey Fredrick, Lawson St. Blanc, Tyler Gunner, Cameron Bertrand, Dominck Alcina, and Asa Tibbs; and (back row) coaches Alex Fryer, Jeremy Smith and Kevin Tibbs.

The Dixie Youth North Regional Tournament wrapped up Wednesday in Bayou Vista with two teams from northern Louisiana claiming championship titles.

Lifestyle

DEAR ABBY: Is it acceptable to bring a teacup-sized dog to a wedding? The excuse was, “Well, the wedding was at the beach.” The pre-dinner and dancing were inside a high-end resort on the beach.

Obituaries

Ronald L. Johnson, 62, a native of Morgan City and a resident of Patterson, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at his residence at 3:40 a.m.

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