All ballot propositions except one passed in Saturday’s election. The St. Mary Parish government’s $6.5 million bond proposal with .92 mills to support its newly created road district failed with 1,012 votes or 46.83 percent, in favor to 1,149 votes, or 53.17 percent against.
Easter egg hunts were held Wednesday at Caffery Park in Franklin. The first egg hunt involved parents who quickly filled empty bags as they scrambled about looking for the gold and silver eggs. A large number of fathers and father figures joined in the egg hunting fun and enjoyed the event as much as their children in the next hunt.
Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.

Water's up, but crawfishing is still slow

Glinda’s D&B Seafood co-owner Tim Armond prepares crawfish for sale. While rising water has lured many crawfishermen into the Basin recently, cold temperatures have limited the catch. They say warmer temperatures and stable water levels will boost the catch soon.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Crawfishing in the Atchafalaya Basin has started slowly this season because of cold weather and low water followed by a continual rise.



CENTERVILLE _ Cameron Pogue pitched and hit the Centerville Bulldogs to a 22-4 triumph over the Jeanerette Tigers here Friday at the Centerville Baseball Field.


Born to Jaclyn Nicole Fields and Edwin Arnoldo Fonseca of Morgan City, a boy, Edwin Joshua Fonseca, on Jan. 8 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.


Lizetta G. “Mama B” Steward, 95, a resident of Berwick, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:20 a.m., at her residence.

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