The St. Mary Council on Aging and a group of senior citizens recently made a trip to Pennsylvania. The group went shopping and exploring on their own to such landmarks as Independence Hall, Betsy Ross’ House, the mint, the Federal Reserve, the Holocaust Memorial, Logan Circle, Penn’s Landing and “The Rocky Steps” where this picture was taken.

TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Breaux Bridge – Female paddlers will get some extra love from Tour du Teche starting with next year’s race. The TDT Board of Directors has approved changes for Tour du Teche VI that include bonuses to the first boats powered solely by women to finish in each of four “pro” racing classes.
Judicial candidates Anthony Thibodeaux and Dean Wattigny have spent a combined $150,906 ahead of the Nov. 4 election, according to campaign finance reports. They are running for the Division A seat on the 16th Judicial District Court, which is being vacated by retiring judge Gerard B. Wattigny, the candidate’s brother.

TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class. (Photo by Ken Grissom)

Civil cases

The following civil suits were filed at the St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court office in Franklin.
Monday, Sept. 22
Jennifer Dinger v. Rodney Dinger Jr.; Case No. 127649, divorce.

Artists Guild Unlimited awards

Artists Guild Unlimited held an award ceremony Sept. 18 for the 51st Annual Labor Day Show and Sale winners. Watercolor art division winners, from left, are Jean Ayo, first place and honorable mentions; Vera Judycki, second and third place; Betty Porche, honorable mentions; Judy Gonsoulin, honorable mentions; Jean Boudreaux, honorable mention; Brenda Green, honorable mention; Helene Allen, honorable mentions; and Dolores Legendre, honorable mention.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Artists Guild Unlimited held an award ceremony Sept. 18 for the 51st Annual Labor Day Show and Sale winners.

‘Night Out’ brings together law enforcement, community

Morgan City police officer Brandon Billiot is working with children on a fishing game at The National Night Out Against Crime Wednesday under the U.S. 90 bridge.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Despite a venue change and rainy weather, the second annual National Night Out Against Crime saw a crowd of about 300 to 400 people come to meet area law enforcement officials and first responders

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Joey Trahan and Christina Blanchard
--Ardent Studio

Mark and Jennifer Blanchard, of Morgan City, wish to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Christina Marie Blanchard, to Joey Albert Trahan, son of Linda Trahan, of Ho

Obituaries

Lloyd Harold Pitts, 96, of Franklin passed away at his home Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

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