LSU senior Vernon Norwood was voted Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Year on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team. The Morgan City alum also made the list in the 400-meter run with the top time, while he combined with teammates’ for the top times in the 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

NCAA Indoor and Outdoor 400-meter champion Vernon Norwood of LSU led the special award winners on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team announced this past weekend by the organization.
New officers of the Rotary Club of Franklin were installed at a special banquet on June 30. From left are District 6200 Assistant Governor Lea Hebert, who performed the installation; James Evans IV, incoming president; Peggy Lewis, secretary; Iris Sharpe, treasurer; Tom Kramer, sergeant at arms; and Ron Bailey, outgoing president.
The bridge over the Franklin Canal on Chatsworth Road is now closed for major renovation by Coastal Bridge Co. of Baton Rouge. It is scheduled to reopen on July 27. Detour routes are posted.

LSU senior Vernon Norwood was voted Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Year on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team. The Morgan City alum also made the list in the 400-meter run with the top time, while he combined with teammates’ for the top times in the 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

Getting seaworthy

Instructor and life guard Savannah Loupe works with 8-year-old Dylan Le during swimming lessons this morning at the public swimming pool on East Boulevard in Morgan City.

Radio amateurs get ready for disaster

Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, participated in the nationwide annual ham radio Field Day Saturday at its offices at the old Whitney Bank building in downtown Morgan City. Tommy Wells, left, and Carl Bundy, right, try to call other ham radio operators across the country, while Kay Wells, center, logs her husband Tommy’s calls.

Members of the local Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service, or BEARS, joined other ham radio operators across the country Saturday in participating in the annual ham radio field day.

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LSU senior Vernon Norwood was voted Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Year on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team. The Morgan City alum also made the list in the 400-meter run with the top time, while he combined with teammates’ for the top times in the 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

NCAA Indoor and Outdoor 400-meter champion Vernon Norwood of LSU led the special award winners on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team announced this past weekend by the organi

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Brittany Melancon and Shane Falgout
--Crawford Photography

Jason Melancon and Pricilla Mena of Houma wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Ann Melancon, to Shane Alan Falgout, son of Bobby and Sibyl Falgout of

Obituaries

September 24, 1991- July 3, 2015
Chace Anthony Rebardi, 23, a resident of Berwick, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, in Deming, New Mexico.

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