The yell of “Go! Go! Go!” heard late Friday evening could be heard around the city as Hanson Memorial High School Coach Brittany Broussard yelled instructions to Lady Tiger Alyssa Young as the HMS Lady Tigers pulled off a dramatic 1-0 eight-inning victory over the Quachita Christian School Lady Eagles at the HMS Girls Softball Complex.
Dr. Gary Wiltz, CEO of Teche Action Clinic and the chairman of the National Association of Health Care Centers was greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday in the Rose Garden of the White House. The gathering was held after Obama signed a bill that guarantees community health center funding for the next two years.
“Last Bayou Passage” opens Tuesday at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Franklin. A No Hitchin’ Production by Techeland Arts Council, the show will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and there will be a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. Tickets are available at the door.

First place in patriotism; boy wins state essay contest

Central Catholic’s Taylor Blanchard recently was named the winner of a statewide Knights of Columbus essay contest for seventh- and eighth-grade students. Blanchard’s essay was selected from among 863 entries. From left are Holy Cross Knights of Columbus Grand Knight Keith Thibodeaux, Blanchard, and Kenny Duval, Knights of Columbus patriotic chairman for the Monsignor Jules S. Toups Assembly and past grand knight of the Holy Cross Knights of Columbus.

Central Catholic seventh-grader Taylor Blanchard knows what it means to be patriotic, and he’s not the only one who thinks so.

Search for suspect in narcotics investigation continues; water search suspended

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division and Marine Division search Bayou Boeuf and the surrounding areas this morning for a suspect in a drug investigation who fled from narcotics detectives.

Though detectives are still trying to apprehend a 36-year-old Calumet man wanted on drug charges and for fleeing from detectives into Bayou Boeuf, the search of the bayou and surrounding waterways

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NEW ORLEANS _ Holden’s Lady Rockets nipped Centerville’s Lady Bulldogs by five points to win the 2015 Girls District 8-B Championships here Thursday.

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