U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, left, talks with Port of Morgan City Commissioner Scott Melancon after a town hall meeting Cassidy held Monday at the port's Government Emergency Operations Center. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy called Monday for decreasing regulations on industry to boost Louisiana’s economy along with making reforms to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and health care. Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, had a town hall meeting Monday at the Port of Morgan City’s Government Emergency Operations Center.

Berwick High School quarterback Mitchell Sanford attempts to escape the grasp of a West St. Mary defender during Friday's scrimmage. Berwick scored one touchdown and held West St. Mary scoreless. Berwick will return to action Friday when it participates in Morgan City High School's Jamboree. Berwick will face Morgan City at 6 p.m. before facing Patterson in the next game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

The Berwick Panthers shut out West St. Mary, but the Panthers only managed one score on a quick drive during its scrimmage Friday at Geisler Stadium. Berwick nearly held West St. Mary on its side of the field the entire night, with several tackles for loss and two interceptions, both by Lucas Hatch.

Maj. Gen. Michael Wehr, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Valley Division, speaks during Friday’s low water inspection meeting in Berwick. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Local officials encouraged the federal government to invest money now in flood protection and dredging projects that may save a lot of money later.

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, left, talks with Port of Morgan City Commissioner Scott Melancon after a town hall meeting Cassidy held Monday at the port's Government Emergency Operations Center. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Berwick High School quarterback Mitchell Sanford attempts to escape the grasp of a West St. Mary defender during Friday's scrimmage. Berwick scored one touchdown and held West St. Mary scoreless. Berwick will return to action Friday when it participates in Morgan City High School's Jamboree. Berwick will face Morgan City at 6 p.m. before facing Patterson in the next game. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Maj. Gen. Michael Wehr, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Valley Division, speaks during Friday’s low water inspection meeting in Berwick. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Franklin teams honored

The Franklin City Council and Mayor Raymond Harris Jr. honored the Franklin All-Stars eight, 10, 11 and 12 year-olds for their achievements in Dixie Youth Softball this year. Mayor Harris presented each member in attendance at the council meeting Tuesday with a certificate. Photos do not include all team meetings due to limited space inside council chambers.

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