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.

Alyssa Landry (Submitted photo)

Patterson resident Alyssa Landry got a boost in confidence and a desire to do more as a community ambassador of goodwill after winning the 2016 National American Miss Louisiana Junior Teen Queen pageant. The competition was held July 9-11 in Baton Rouge.

Paul Cheramie of Sewart Supply’s barbecue team sets out rib samples during Thursday’s Bayou BBQ Bash Kick-Off Party at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A few cooks in this weekend’s fifth annual Bayou BBQ Bash gave visitors a taste Thursday of what they can expect during the barbecue competition in Morgan City when 57 teams will vie for the title of grand champion.

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)

Alyssa Landry (Submitted photo)

Paul Cheramie of Sewart Supply’s barbecue team sets out rib samples during Thursday’s Bayou BBQ Bash Kick-Off Party at Hampton Inn & Suites in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Historic hotel burns, 17 lose their homes

The former Peck’s Hotel at 905 Main St. was fully involved when the photo above was captured at 6:30 p.m., Monday. Below, Assistant Franklin Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth, left, is on scene to inspect the damages. Donations of clothing and household goods for the 17 people left homeless can be dropped off at the fire station on First Street, the Emergency Aid Center on Commercial Street or in collection boxes located at Capital One Bank on Northwest Boulevard.

Seventeen people are homeless this morning after a fire destroyed the historic Peck’s Hotel on Main Street in Franklin Monday night.

Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer commemoration was held Thursday at Franklin City Hall. The event was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. According to the National Day of Prayer Task Force, “It exists to communicate with every individual the need for personal repentance and prayer, to create appropriate materials, and to mobilize the Christian community to intercede for America’s leaders and its families.”

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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.

Lifestyle

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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