Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Atchafalaya River dredging

Routine maintenance dredging has been going on for about the past month in the Atchafalaya River surrounding the Port of Morgan City, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges the harbor once a year between Morgan City and Berwick, Wade said. The contract also includes dredging a spot on the Calumet Cut on the Intracoastal Waterway, he said. “They probably won’t be there for about a month,” Wade said. Dredging will continue in the Morgan City area for about another month, Wade said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Routine maintenance dredging has been going on for about the past month in the Atchafalaya River surrounding the Port of Morgan City, Port Executive Director Raymond “Mac” Wade said. The U.S.

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Sports

CENTERVILLE _ Centerville pitcher Christian Arias fanned 12 batters, leading the Centerville Bulldogs to a 21-1 victory over the Grand Isle Trojans Tuesday at the Centerville Baseball Field.

Lifestyle

St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin presented keys to the parish during the St. Mary AARP March meeting. Sidney Boudreaux was honored for his 100th birthday, and St. Mary AARP Mardi Gras King and Queen Laurie Vining and Rebecca Vining were recognized. From left are Genevive and Sidney Boudreaux, St. Mary Parish Councilman Sterling Fryou, Rebecca Vining and Naquin. Laurie Vining was unable to attend.
--Mark Leonard Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting March 2 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City, home of St. Mary AARP.

Obituaries

Diane Cleo Roberson-Williams, 55, a native and a resident of Franklin, died Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:20 p.m., at Dauterive Hospital in New Iberia.

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