St. Mary Community Action Agency Head Start parents, including several dads came to their child’s center Wednesday to participate in the “Healing Hands” project.
Drs. Steven McPherson and Donna Tesi’s contracts with Franklin Foundation Hospital were terminated Wednesday by the board that regulates the hospital. The physicians were each given a 90-day notice without cause in which time the board instructed hospital chief Executive Officer Claudia Eisenmann to renegotiate their contracts.

The state Department of Transportation and Development announced plans to repair and preserve the La. 182 bridge over the Berwick Bay. The announcement was made during a visit by legislators and state highway officials to Morgan City on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The La. 182 bridge over Berwick Bay appears to be safe from being demolished after an announcement Tuesday that the state Department of Transportation and Development has plans to preserve and repair the bridge.

The state Department of Transportation and Development announced plans to repair and preserve the La. 182 bridge over the Berwick Bay. The announcement was made during a visit by legislators and state highway officials to Morgan City on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Drug-free activity

Hattie Watts Elementary participated in a community involvement activity by providing local grocery stores with drug-free bags to use during Red Ribbon Week. At Save a Lot are, in front, Draycen Verdun, Madison Izaguirre, JaKyrius Verdun, Kristian Izaguirre and Makenzie Bienvenu. In the back row, are Ubain Barras, Tyffani Blanc, store manager Chuck Landry, Principal Niki Fryou, Heather Broussard, Carla Mueller and Mickey Hatch.
(Submitted Photo)

Hattie Watts Elementary participated in a community involvement activity by providing local grocery stores with drug-free bags to use during Red Ribbon Week.

Pumpkin contest in Berwick

The Berwick Junior High School PTO recently sponsored a pumpkin decorating contest. Pumpkins entered in the contest will be used to decorate area nursing homes. Winners, seated on the front row, are Jordan Gallegos, most school spirit: Julia Theriot, cutest; Madison Billiot, scariest; Ryan Domingue, goofiest; Grant Hebert, sportiest; Tyler Thibodeaux, funniest; and Landon Broussard, creepiest. In the second row are Nicole Breaux, Katelyn Richard, Arianna Morrison, Madeline Bourgeois, Hannah Percle, Yulissa Lozano, Blain Louviere, Deja Legendre, Katie Conrad, Lauren Cantrelle, Scott Price and Kory Landry. In the third row are Peyton Anslem, Angelo Spitale, Rustin Scarbrough, Emily Scully, Christina Aman, Braxton Laurent and Kyla Hughes. In the fourth row are Kate Hicks, Alaina Cuvillier, Eric Guillot, Trevor Wiggins, Krisalina Stratton, Brady Hughes, Brennan Rachal, Lindsie Giroir, Hannah Beadle, Kade Champine, Matthew Broussard, Joshua Sanford, and Bronwyn Colbert. In the fifth row are Seth Giroir, Kaitlyn Welch, Haley Derouen, Patrick Parro, Giuliana Spitale, Luke Orlando, Linda Carpenter, Madison Blakeman, Riley Dubois, Hannah Bailey, Raeph Hinson and Chloe Cortez.
(Submitted Photo)

The Berwick Junior High School PTO recently sponsored a pumpkin decorating contest. Pumpkins entered in the contest will be used to decorate area nursing homes.

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Lifestyle

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lewis Meyer (nee: Nicole Ora Aucoin) of Morgan City, a boy, Braden Robert Meyer, on Oct. 3 at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

Obituaries

Melvin R. “Butch” Wilson Jr., 61, a native and resident of Franklin, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at 6:40 a.m., at the Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.

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