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)

Hamilton: Cultural district provides tax credits, exemptions

Gaye Hamilton, Louisiana cultural district program manager, speaks Wednesday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium about Morgan City’s new cultural district.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Residents and business owners within the city’s new cultural district now have the opportunity to apply for tax credits relating to historic preservation and rehabilitation and to receive tax exemp

High school ‘rolled’

With Morgan City High School’s homecoming game against South Terrebonne Friday night, the tradition of toilet papering occurred Wednesday. While homes are the typical targets, the school did not escape the tradition this year as it was coated with toilet paper and plastic wrap this morning. Morgan City Police Assistant Chief Mark Griffin Jr. said police are not investigating the rolling of Morgan City High School as it is being treated as a school matter. Police have advised the school’s administration to contact police if they want to pursue criminal action, Griffin said.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

With Morgan City High School’s homecoming game against South Terrebonne Friday night, the tradition of toilet papering occurred Wednesday.

Exploring Louisiana’s Jewish heritage

The Jewish section of Berwick Memorial Cemetery is surrounded by a fence of chain along Fourth Street in Berwick. The tomb of Miriam Blum Fortin features references to Christianity and Judaism with an angel at the top and a Hebrew inscription near the bottom.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The five Blum sisters, Jewish women living in France, immigrated to south Louisiana in the 1850s and 1860s, some of them settling and raising their families in Berwick.

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David and Donna Thibodaux received a Yard of the Month Award from Patterson Garden Club. The Thibodaux yard has a display of azaleas, agapanthus, periwinkles, Knockout roses and pentas.

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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