Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic’s Cade Minton had a goal to qualify for the state meet after missing the cut despite a great race at regionals a year ago. Samarick Paul just wanted to get back someway after an injury in August that wiped out much of his 2015-16 sports season.
Project Chimps, in partnership with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, announced an agreement to relocate 220 retired research chimpanzees to its new sanctuary in northern Georgia.
Patty Ibert with the Franklin Emergency Aid Center for the United Way of Southern Louisiana said with hot summer weather just around the corner, the organization is in desperate need of fans for those in need in the region. Donations can be dropped off during business hours at the facility located at 106 Commercial St. in downtown Franklin.

Samarick Paul

(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

CAA at Rotary

St. Mary CAA Chief Executive Officer Almetra Franklin recently informed Franklin Rotary Club members of the programs that function under her administration which benefit people across St.

Great American Cleanup Day sponsored by Cabot

Cabot’s sponsored cleanup crew included Mayor Rodney Grogan of the City of Patterson; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish Council member; Ryan Aucoin; Betty Jo Champagne; Mark Suellentrop, Canal Plant Facility General Manager; Didi Battle; Cindy Pusateri, Canal Plant; Ruthie Heard; Mayor Raymond Harris; Vel Minor; Ruth Ortego, Canal Plant; Scott Longon, Canal Plant; Nicole Eddlemon, Canal Plant; Jay Cunningham, Canal Plant; and Jose’ Luna-Becerra, Canal Plant. Not pictured: James Wilson, Canal Plant; Matt Barrilleaux, Franklin Foundation Hospital and Marguerite Robinson.

Keep America Beautiful recently launched the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program.

New rules for children: Centers will be graded based on instructional quality

Barney and Baby Bop day care center owners Michael and Georgia Ford, of Patterson, ask Louisiana Department of Education Policy Analyst Nasha Patel and program consultant Kaye Eichler questions about early childhood accountability changes for the 2016-17 school year. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana Department of Education held its last series of roundtable discussions Tuesday in Lafayette informing early childhood professionals about preliminary performance results a



Spring League
Week 5
1st place The Dude Crew 29.0-16.0
2nd place Ringer Slingers 28.0-17.0
3rd place Odd Squad 26.5-18.5
4th place Blue Goose 25.5-19.5


Kayla Derouen and Peter Wiggins
--Photo Express of Franklin

Della Derouen of Franklin wishes to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Kayla Renee Derouen, to Peter Thomas Wiggins, son of Farryl and Renee Wiggins of Bayou Vista.

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