Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Karla Meranto-Cornes has accepted the position of DARE Officer for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department. Meranto-Cornes recently graduated from advanced DARE Officer training held in Pineville.

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

“Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin” is set for the first Thursday in October. Franklin Foundation Hospital and Teche Action Clinic are working with local organizations and agencies to promote wellness and Franklin’s downtown from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School won its home opener Tuesday with a 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20) victory against Central Lafourche. Ashton Morales and Mary Jordan Melancon led Berwick. Morales had two aces, nine kills, two blocks, four assists and 12 digs, while Melancon had two aces, two kills, two blocks, seven assists and seven digs.

Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Armato, Washburn named festival royalty

The 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival king and queen are John Armato of Patterson and Anna Washburn of Berwick. They will preside over the Festival that will be held Thursday through Labor Day in downtown Morgan City. A variety of festivities are planned including free live music in Lawrence Park, amusement rides under the U.S. 90 Bridge and the annual Blessing of the Fleet which will be held in Berwick this year due to wharf work in Morgan City.

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John Armato and Anna Washburn were crowned the 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival King and Queen on Saturday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

One Acadiana pushes for I-49 South completion

One of the biggest challenges for supporters of I-49 South is the $750 million estimated cost for the Lafayette Connector, the portion of U.S. 90 between I-10 and Lafayette Regional Airport.

BROUSSARD — Hurricane evacuation. Economic growth, especially along the U.S. Route 90 “Energy Corridor.” Fewer car crashes on a stretch of highway once known as Blood Alley.

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Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School won its home opener Tuesday with a 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20) victory against Central Lafourche.

Lifestyle

Lauren Dupuis and Barry Walker Jr.
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Chad Dupuis and Susan Mayon of Morgan City wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Ashley Dupuis, to Barry Dean Walker Jr., son of Barry Walker Sr.

Obituaries

Tris Evans Matthews, 48, a native of Lafayette and a resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2015 at 8:10 a.m., at his parents’ residence in Morgan City.

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