Photos by Colin Murphey

Baldwin and Franklin both held Martin Luther King Jr. Day events Monday in honor of the slain civil rights leader. In Franklin, the event was a motorcade which began on Wall Street and proceeded up the boulevard named in honor of Dr. King, then to St. Joseph's Baptist Church. More than 60 vehicles participated in the motorcade.

Morgan City High student A’mari Martin answers a question during the teen forum at the St. Mary NAACP annual Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City. Tri-City area students, from left, Kamryn Bradford of Patterson High, Fernando Torres and Tayla Weary, both of Morgan City High, listen as each respond to the moderators’ question. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City area residents, young and old, were challenged Monday to have a cause in life that requires them to overcome giant obstacles during the St. Mary NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City.

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan presents Franklin Councilman Eugene Foulcard with a key to the city of Patterson during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance and March at Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Foulcard was the guest speaker during the service. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The struggle for people to live out Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence is all too real for Franklin City Councilman Eugene Foulcard and his family.

Taylor takes over as school board president

Former St. Mary Parish School Board president Ginger Griffin, second to the left, passes the gavel to newly elected board president Michael Taylor at Thursday’s monthly meeting. They are joined, at left, by Superintendent Leonard Armato and newly elected board vice president William “Bill” McCarty, far right. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

CENTERVILLE–St. Mary Parish School Board elected new officers Thursday during its monthly meeting.

Como named Outstanding Graduate

Eight UL Lafayette seniors have been recognized as Outstanding Graduates. Seated from left, are: Amélie Desormeaux, College of Liberal Arts; Angelle Patout, College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions; Casey Dugas B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration; and Nataly Kruh Elendt, College of the Arts. Standing, from left, are: Dr. Joseph Savoie, UL Lafayette president; Amanda Sphar, College of Education; Juliane Mahoney, Ray P. Authement College of Sciences; and Benjamin Como, College of Engineering. Not pictured is Erica Didier, University College.

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Benjamin Brady Como named the Outstanding Graduate for the College of Engineering for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s winter graduation ceremony.

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Brenda Carol Nowakowski, 53, of Franklin and a native of Landstuhl, Germany, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14 at 7:30 a.m. in Cut Off, La.

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