Shaneal Williams

It took police two years to finally arrest Shaneal Williams on warrants for hit and run, improper backing and no driver’s license.
The Franklin Merchants Association presents the 15th Annual Harvest Moon Festival. The festival will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Festivities will take place along Franklin’s Main Street, the Bayou Teche Scenic Byway. There is no admission fee.
The Franklin Fire Department is supporting the American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink uniform shirts. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth said, “My mother is a breast cancer survivor and I know firsthand how important regular screening and prompt intervention is.

Shaneal Williams

Welcome center to open Tuesday

The Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Intrepretative Center is scheduled to open Tuesday. A grand opening celebration is planned Aug. 20.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

The new $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center is set to open to the public Tuesday, according to Cajun Coast Executive Director Carrie Stansbury.

Amelia firefighters to get nearly $100,000 for gear

From left are Amelia Fire Department firefighters Scott Butcher, Justin Rogers, Bobby Guidry and Chief Carl McAllister.
(The Daily Review Photo by Cyrstal Thielepape)

The Amelia Volunteer Fire Department learned Wednesday it will receive a $96,976 federal grant to be used to purchase breathing apparatus and a thermal imaging camera, Chief Carl McAllister said.

Arrest reports

Angela Weber

A Bayou Vista woman, who worked as a caretaker, was jailed Wednesday on six forgery and theft warrants in connection with a case in which the woman is accused of taking six checks from a client to

Marriage licenses

The following people applied for marriage licenses at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court office in Franklin:
Monday, June 9
Christopher Grant Horgan and Rachel Ann Fromenthal.



Central Catholic High School defeated Houma Christian 3-2 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25,
24-26, 15-11) in District 6-V action Tuesday in Morgan City. The Lady Eagles clinched a share of the district title with the win. Tuesday’s contest also served as the Lady Eagles’ Pink game. Above, Central Catholic’s Katie Hoffpauir serves during the contest. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic clinched a share of the District 6-V title Tuesday with a 3-2 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25, 24-26, 15-11) win against Houma Christian.


Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t


Pierre G. “Perry” Jackson, 80, a resident of Berwick, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at his residence.

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