Lawrence L. Blackburn

Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 37-year-old Morgan City man wanted on a Lafayette Police first-degree murder warrant, according to a Morgan City Police news release.

Neil Minor

Funeral services for Arthur Neil Minor Jr. were held Tuesday for Arthur Neil Minor Jr., a Franklin civic leader, elected official and public employee. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin. Fr. Lloyd Benoit was the Celebrant for the Mass.

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Neil Minor

Missing Pierre Part woman's cell phone found in Calumet

Gail Landry, 55, of Pierre Part was reported missing Sunday by family members. Her cell phone was found on the side of the road in Calumet. Landry was last reported to have been seen in the Bedford, Texas, area after going to the Bedford Police Department and filing a report for theft. She has not been seen since that report, according to an Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office news release.

The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Pierre Part woman reported missing whose cell phone was found in Calumet.

Shrimp & Petroleum Festival poster unveiled

Tony Bernard unveiled his commissioned 2015 Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival poster Sunday at the Festival office in Morgan City. Helping with the reveal was Hailee Ann Thomas, the 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Queen. Bernard is an artist from Lafayette who has created posters for many Louisiana festivals.

The official poster for the 2015 Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival was unveiled Sunday at the Festival office.



Birthday and anniversary celebrants were recognized at the St. Mary AARP July 6 meeting.
--Joe Pizzuto photos

On July 6, the St Mary AARP held its monthly meeting and dinner.

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