A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

About 100 Louisiana firefighters spent three days at LSU Eunice learning skills from leadership to a fire fighting tactic that one of the state’s top trainers calls controversial. Dave Casey, director of the LSU Carrol Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute in Baton Rouge, said training was for first-line supervisors.

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 37-year-old Morgan City man wanted on a Lafayette Police first-degree murder warrant, according to a Morgan City Police news release.

A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Port director: Ship to generate $3.6M annually

A study is showing the Oslo Bulk 9, leased by Purina Mills, will bring in $3.6 million annually as it operates from the Port of Morgan City.
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Preliminary figures from an economic impact study show that a ship, which began importing and exporting from the Port of Morgan City in August 2014, will bring in about $3.6 million annually to the

Trivia winners

Chez Hope held its annual Trivia Night Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Franklin. The overall winner was the team Misc., its second win in a row.

Teacher honored

Heather Crappell, fourth-grade teacher, was named Bayou Vista Elementary Teacher of the Year. She has been teaching for 11 years and was nominated by her fellow co-workers. With Crappell, left is Claire Guarisco, principal.
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Heather Crappell, fourth-grade teacher, was named Bayou Vista Elementary Teacher of the Year. She has been teaching for 11 years and was nominated by her fellow co-workers.

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Mr. and Mrs. Lance Fontenot
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Natalyn Luci Sonnier and Lance Christopher Fontenot were united in holy matrimony April 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson. The Rev. Herb Bennerfield officiated the nuptial mass.

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