Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Karla Meranto-Cornes has accepted the position of DARE Officer for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department. Meranto-Cornes recently graduated from advanced DARE Officer training held in Pineville.

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

“Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin” is set for the first Thursday in October. Franklin Foundation Hospital and Teche Action Clinic are working with local organizations and agencies to promote wellness and Franklin’s downtown from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School won its home opener Tuesday with a 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20) victory against Central Lafourche. Ashton Morales and Mary Jordan Melancon led Berwick. Morales had two aces, nine kills, two blocks, four assists and 12 digs, while Melancon had two aces, two kills, two blocks, seven assists and seven digs.

Captain Nick Rogers, Deputy Karla Meranto-Corne, and supervisor Captain Stephanie Duhon

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Bayou Chene project gets $100 million boost

In 2011, the St. Mary Levee District installed a temporary structure that included a barge and steel sheet pile, which blocked flood waters and protected at least five parishes from flooding. (Submitted)

Since the 2011 flood fight, when the Atchafalaya River reached 10.5 feet in Morgan City, area leaders have pushed to install a permanent flood control structure on Bayou Chene that would protect at

Car plunges into pool after wreck

A car is lifted out of the swimming pool this morning at Comfort Inn & Suites in Morgan City. The car drove into the pool after another vehicle collided with it causing it to plunge into the pool, police said. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

A car drove into the swimming pool at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Morgan City this morning after another vehicle collided with it causing it to take a plunge, police said.

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Berwick High School defeated Central Lafourche in Berwick Tuesday 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20). Berwick (1-1) will continue its regular season action Thursday when it opens play in Assumption’s tournament. The squad again will face Central Lafourche at 5 p.m. before meeting Chalmette at 7 p.m. Above, coach Heather Templet talks to her team during a time out in last week’s Morgan City High School Jamboree. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School won its home opener Tuesday with a 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-19, 25-20) victory against Central Lafourche.

Lifestyle

Calvin Washington Sr. and Janairian Hawkins
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Carolyn and Robert Cage Jr. and Wayne Hawkins Sr.

Obituaries

Tris Evans Matthews, 48, a native of Lafayette and a resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2015 at 8:10 a.m., at his parents’ residence in Morgan City.

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