A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Stephanie Atkins-Guidry

Franklin Foundation Hospital is currently under new management after Stephanie Atkins-Guidry accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer of the facility after a months-long process to replace interim CEO Craig Cudworth.
St. Mary Levee District commissioners will submit a formal request for the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project’s inclusion in the state’s coastal master plan, weeks after the project was left out of a draft version of the plan.

Paw Jam will support animal rescue efforts

Berwick resident Shaina Marcantel practices command drills with her golden doodle Roux at the Lake End Bark dog park in Morgan City. An event to promote the humane treatment of animals, Paw Jam, is set for Saturday at the Civic Center near Patterson. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Animal cruelty and rescue event Paw Jam will be held in the Tri-City area for the first time from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Civic Center near Patterson.

Free from Castro at last; flight from dictator leads family to Morgan City

Sonia Sterling Hebert and her brother, Francisco Sterling, talk Tuesday in their family’s restaurant, Latin Corner in Morgan City, about their journey to the U.S. from Cuba and why Cubans everywhere are celebrating Fidel Castro’s death. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Death and celebration aren’t two things that usually go together.

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Sports

With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.

Lifestyle

½ cup ketchup

2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar

1 lb. lean ground beef

½ lb. ground pork

½ cup baking mix

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

Obituaries

Amos Leonard, 73, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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