At 9:02 a.m. Saturday the Franklin Fire Department received a call reporting a transformer smoking at Willow Street and JA Hernandez Street.

From back left are Rodney A. Grogan, City of Patterson Mayor; Johnny Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; R.E. “Bob” Miller, 2012 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Greg Hamer, SMPF chair and 2011 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Dr. Donna Tesi, SMPF immediate past chair; Brian Thorguson, SMPF board member; Craig Thomson, SMPF board member; Al Lippman, SMPF board member; Mary Lou Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Frank S. Guarisco, SMPF board member; Kathleen L. Bailey, SMPF board member; Charlotte Mahfouz, SMPF board member; Alice Pecoraro, SMPF board member; Janice C. LeBlanc, SMPF board member; Marshall W. Guidry, SMPF vice-chair; Glenna G. Kramer and Dr. Thomas F. Kramer, 2013 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients; Raymond J. Hebert, Community Foundation of Acadiana president and CEO, Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. and Sylvia Felterman, 2015 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients.

The St. Mary Parish Foundation, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana, recently recognized Sylvia and Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. as St. Mary Parish’s 2015 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients at a reception at the Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum.

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner will participate in the 15th Annual Down Under Track and Field Meet in Australia in July. Turner said she was selected to represent Louisiana in the 200-meter dash at the event, which will be held in Brisbane, Australia. Her trip will be July 5-13.

From back left are Rodney A. Grogan, City of Patterson Mayor; Johnny Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; R.E. “Bob” Miller, 2012 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Greg Hamer, SMPF chair and 2011 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Dr. Donna Tesi, SMPF immediate past chair; Brian Thorguson, SMPF board member; Craig Thomson, SMPF board member; Al Lippman, SMPF board member; Mary Lou Conrad, 2014 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipient; Frank S. Guarisco, SMPF board member; Kathleen L. Bailey, SMPF board member; Charlotte Mahfouz, SMPF board member; Alice Pecoraro, SMPF board member; Janice C. LeBlanc, SMPF board member; Marshall W. Guidry, SMPF vice-chair; Glenna G. Kramer and Dr. Thomas F. Kramer, 2013 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients; Raymond J. Hebert, Community Foundation of Acadiana president and CEO, Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr. and Sylvia Felterman, 2015 Leaders In Philanthropy Award recipients.

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

New technology gives data on Atchafalaya, weather

Darren Wright, physical oceanographic real-time system program manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, speaks Monday about the two new stations recently installed in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel.
(The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)
Darren Wright, Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System program manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, speaks Monday about the two new real-time stations recently installed in the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

As of Monday, mariners now have access to more real-time weather and waterway information in the Atchafalaya River to assist them in their navigation efforts and decision making.

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Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner, right, has been invited to participate in
Down Under Sports Tournaments track and field event July 5-13 in Brisbane Austrailia. Turner will run in the 200-meter dash. Above, Turner prepares to hand off to teammate Haley Harris during a relay this past season. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Morgan City High School’s Ke’Aira Turner will participate in the 15th Annual Down Under Track and Field Meet in Australia in July.

Lifestyle

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 48-year-old woman. I have known I was gay since I was 14. No one knows because I never acted on it until I met “Bob,” my current common-law husband of 25 years.

Obituaries

Mary Ann Lay, a resident of Patterson, Louisiana, passed away in Houston May 5, 2015, at the age of 74.
Arrangements are pending.

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