Pastor Crystal Bell Carr, at left in top photo, speaks to the audience in attendance at the Stop the Violence! unity rally held Thursday at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center in Franklin. Carr was urging audience members to embrace their neighbors and Franklin Mayor Pro-Tempore Lester Levine and a citizen, right, were eager to oblige.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful was formed in the year 2000 as a nonprofit organization to assist the state in reducing litter. Under the auspices of Keep America Beautiful, KLB took on the mission to “promote personal, corporate and community responsibility for a clean and beautiful Louisiana.”

Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Several members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Championships, which begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6 in Montgomery, Alabama.

Pastor Crystal Bell Carr, at left in top photo, speaks to the audience in attendance at the Stop the Violence! unity rally held Thursday at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center in Franklin. Carr was urging audience members to embrace their neighbors and Franklin Mayor Pro-Tempore Lester Levine and a citizen, right, were eager to oblige.

Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Fallen Warriors Memorial to get more bricks honoring veterans

Morgan City workers are expanding the walkway leading to the Fallen Warriors Memorial to make room for 250 more bricks honoring veterans, which organizers plan to install prior to Veterans Day.

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Organizers of the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City, which was unveiled on Veterans Day 2014, encourage anyone who wants to purchase a brick honoring a veteran to get their orders in by the S

UPDATED: Woman in critical yet stable condition after Bayou Vista shooting; detectives looking for shooter

As of about 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were responding to a shooting on Saturn Road in Bayou Vista. One victim was shot, Sheriff's Office Spokeswoman Traci Landry said. No other information was yet available, Landry said. Pictured are first responders to the scene of the shooting. (Submitted)

As of Wednesday afternoon, a 47-year-old woman was in critical yet stable condition after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds when an unidentified suspect shot her at a Bayou Vista home Wednesday mo

Franklin summer programs receive heavy participation

Franklin’s mayor and council acknowledged Franklin Senior High School’s Kenneth Lockett, who was awarded the Ford Neighborhood Award for Best High School Coach of the Year for 2015, a national award. Mayor Raymond Harris, right, presented the key to the city to Lockett, and the council passed a resolution acknowledging his contributions to the community.

Franklin’s summer arts and dance program and summer recreation programs exceeded staff expectations this year.

Machine tool classes start Wednesday at Young Memorial

Members of the public tour the machine shop facility at South Central Louisiana Technical College’s Young Memorial Campus on Monday in Morgan City. A new machine tool course will start Wednesday at Young Memorial. Touring the facility, from left, are Matthew Tycer, machinist at E.J. Fields Machine Shop in Morgan City; Scott Tudury, owner of Apex CNC in Bayou Vista; and David Hanagriff, owner of Hanagriff’s Machine Shop in Centerville.
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Six members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the National Horseshoe Pitching Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships in Montgomery, Alabama. Competition begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6. Area participants include Tim Gilmore, Linda Dodson, Ryan Fryou, Randy Giroir, Dwain Arceneaux and Al Dodson. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Several members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will be attending the NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Championships, which begins Monday and concludes Aug. 6 in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wiggins
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Kayla Renee’ Derouen and Peter Thomas Wiggins were married during a 6 p.m. double-ring ceremony May 14 at The Crossing Place Church in Bayou Vista. The Rev. Den Hussey officiated.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Assumption for Anna Mae DeMahy Burleigh.

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