Bradley Gray
(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bradley Gray)

Berwick and Patterson High schools combined for five first-team All-District 8-3A baseball selections. Berwick’s top choices included pitcher Bradley Gray, first baseman D.J. Robichaux and outfielder Cameron Wiley. Patterson’s first-team picks were utility selections, Bryce Beaubouef and Jamey Fabre.
David J. McCoy, City Marshal for the Third Ward in Franklin has a message for those in the community that might have some outstanding business with the city of Franklin.

Marijuana plants and other cultivation paraphernalia seized by SMPSO

Deputies with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office made a sizeable drug bust last weekend, seizing over 50 marijuana plants among other items from a growing operation in Verdunville.

Bradley Gray
(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bradley Gray)

Marijuana plants and other cultivation paraphernalia seized by SMPSO

Berwick joins Independence Day bash

Rock the Fifth, Berwick’s patriotic celebration, will be held July 5 along the banks of the Atchafalaya River near the Everett S. Berry Memorial Lighthouse Park. Announcing the event were, from left, Louis Ratcliff, Berwick mayor; Jackie Ackel, Berwick mayor pro-tem; Misty Pillaro, event coordinator; Bubba Slaughter, town chief administrative officer; and James Richard, Berwick Police chief.

Berwick is playing a bigger part in Rock the Fifth, the patriotic celebration, this year.
The July 5 celebration will include music from the ‘70s and ‘80s by the band Gone Pecan.

Levee chief: Red River flooding won't have much impact here

Berwick Mayor Louis Ratcliff and Chief Administrative Officer Newell “Bubba” Slaughter check the integrity of the town’s water level gauge in the Atchafalaya River on Tuesday. As of this morning, the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City was at 5.56 feet, according to the National Weather Service.

Though the Atchafalaya River is slightly higher than it usually is this time of year due in part to the Red River’s high levels, the Atchafalaya’s levels would have to rise at least another foot to


St. Mary Now & Franklin Banner-Tribune

Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

Follow Us