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)

Early voting

Lynette Davis and Joan Simon assisted Harold Ganaway with signing in before voting today at the St. Mary Parish Registrar of Voter’s branch office at 301 Third St. in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Crystal Thieliepape)

There were 1,854 votes cast in St. Mary Parish through Saturday for the Nov. 4 election, according to Registrar of Voters Jolene Holcombe.
Tuesday is the last day for early voting.

Grand opening

A ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony were held Friday for Franklin’s newest business, Lamp Lighter Antiques and Collectibles. Owners Dr. Gary and Mrs.

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Sports

The Franklin Senior High School Lady Hornets Volleyball team defeated David Thibodaux 3-0 Thursday in the season finale at the FSHS Girls Gym.

Lifestyle

DEAR ABBY: A couple of years ago, I was arrested for domestic violence against my wife. We are still married, but since then, I have become antisocial.

Obituaries

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

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