The Patterson 10U All-Stars finished as state runner-up at this past weekend’s Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament in Brusly. Team members include, sitting from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart and Addie Lovell. On the second row, from left, are Kaylee Vining, Laila Dugar, Rylie Chassion and Riley Trahan. On the third row, from left, are Hilary Pillaro, Hailey Skiles, Mikah Ortiz, Olivia Black, Maggie Lemoine and Ana Vaccarella. On the back row, from left, are assistant coaches Mike Ortiz and Patrick Skiles and head coach Harris DeHart. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Skiles)

The Patterson 10U All-Stars made an impressive run through the Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament en route to a runner-up finish Sunday in Brusly. After opening its tournament action with a 19-0 win against Westside Friday, Patterson fell Friday evening to St. Charles, 3-0.
Franklin’s inaugural “First Thursday” event is this week. The downtown promotion will be Thursday beginning at 1 p.m.
A woman and her 10-year-old son were displaced after a fire broke out at their rented residence at 411 Nora St. Monday morning. Franklin Fire Chief Chuck Bourgeois said the fire was reported at 7:41 a.m. Response time was 3 minutes with heavy smoke and flames showing on the left side of the brick house upon arrival.

The Patterson 10U All-Stars finished as state runner-up at this past weekend’s Louisiana Babe Ruth State Tournament in Brusly. Team members include, sitting from left, Kamille Lightfoot, Bryleigh DeHart and Addie Lovell. On the second row, from left, are Kaylee Vining, Laila Dugar, Rylie Chassion and Riley Trahan. On the third row, from left, are Hilary Pillaro, Hailey Skiles, Mikah Ortiz, Olivia Black, Maggie Lemoine and Ana Vaccarella. On the back row, from left, are assistant coaches Mike Ortiz and Patrick Skiles and head coach Harris DeHart. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Patrick Skiles)

Lawmakers: St. Mary projects will move ahead

Local legislators spoke Wednesday at the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Legislative Session End Report at the Petroleum Club of Morgan City. At right, state Rep. Sam Jones, D-Franklin, speaks during the luncheon. From left are Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin; Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray; and Chamber Chairman Bob Harrison.

Despite the state budget issues the Legislature had to tackle during the session, local legislators say they’ve ensured that funding for key St.

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Morgan City football players volunteered May 16, at the annual East St. Mary Relay for Life in Morgan City. Football players are required to participate in several community service events throughout the summer. From left are Hector Tolento, Andre Dragna, Jared Hawkins, Hunter Vining, Tanner Theriot, Ethan Scioneaux, Fred Ferguson, Jared Gore and Jacob Ribardi. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Scott Tregle)

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Members of the Bayou Vista Garden Club Civic Development Committee recently installed plants at the Bayou Vista Landmark on Southeast Boulevard in Bayou Vista and weeded and mulched beds at the Blu

Obituaries

Bryan Chauvin Sr., 48, of Boyce, entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 27, 2015 near the Natchitoches, Rapides Parish line.

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