Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago. Samarick Paul just wanted to get back someway after an injury in August that wiped out much of his 2015-16 sports season.
Project Chimps, in partnership with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, announced an agreement to relocate 220 retired research chimpanzees to its new sanctuary in northern Georgia.
Patty Ibert with the Franklin Emergency Aid Center for the United Way of Southern Louisiana said with hot summer weather just around the corner, the organization is in desperate need of fans for those in need in the region. Donations can be dropped off during business hours at the facility located at 106 Commercial St. in downtown Franklin.

Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Beacon is godsend for stranded fisherman

Mark Bernucho of Control Fire & Safety in Morgan City holds his Ocean Signal personal locator beacon in his right hand. Bernucho used the beacon Friday after his boat’s engine failed at Point au Fer Island near the Gulf. A Coast Guard helicopter responded and lowered the radio in Bernucho’s left hand to him on a weighted line.

They’re small, bright and fit into the palm.

Student mural

Talented Visual Art students at B.E. Boudreaux Middle School and West St. Mary High School in Baldwin painted a Louisiana swamp scene mural this school year.

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Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago.

Lifestyle

DEAR ABBY: I’m a gay man in my early 60s. I have been fortunate to live pretty openly, despite being stuck in a small, conservative Southern town.

Obituaries

Bob Dale Andrews, 71, a native of Morgan City, Louisiana, and a resident of Robstown, Texas, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
Funeral arrangements are pending.

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