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

Morgan City Rotary Club

The Rotary Club held its annual installation of officers and directors for 2014 through 2015 on Thursday at the Petroleum Club. From left are Donald Stephens, past president; Bob Harrison, director of international services/foundation; Joanne Bergeron, director of vocational services/memberships; Lea Hebert, vice president; Cherie Laiche, secretary; Diane Irwin, treasurer; Carla Prejean, president; Herman Hartman, director of community services/public relations; and Scott Melancon, sergeant at arms. Kim Hernandez, director of club services, and Morgan Murdock, director of the new generation, are not pictured.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The Rotary Club held its annual installation of officers and directors for 2014 through 2015 on Thursday at the Petroleum Club.

Berwick waterfront Land O’Lakes lease approved

Marc Distefano, co-chairman of the Fallen Warriors Memorial Project, shows an illustration of the memorial during the Berwick Town Council meeting Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Land O’ Lakes’ logistics coordinator is set to begin leasing waterfront property for grain and salt barges as of July 1 and continue to lease the property for at least two years, Port of Morgan Cit

Grogan pushing for a stoplight on U.S. 90

The Catherine Street intersection with U.S. 90 is one of three places where Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan would like to see a stoplight.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Citing numerous fatal and serious crashes, Mayor Rodney Grogan has asked Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, and the highway department in separate letters for a stoplight on U.S. 90 in Patterson.

Arrest reports

Jessie Davis

A Morgan City man, who had been in jail for robbery, was captured Tuesday afternoon after he attempted to escape on foot from the Morgan City Jail, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a



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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