Franklin’s Art Walk is Saturday from 3-6 p.m. in the downtown business district. Artists and authors will be at various businesses along Main Street with their works, and there will be musical entertainment at the lot next to Floors Etc. St.
Progressive Waste Solutions was a scheduled guest on Tuesday’s agenda for the Franklin City Council meeting. No representative was present, but Mayor Raymond Harris said that does not mean the company deliberately avoided appearing.

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

More than two years after it sank 4.5 feet into the swamp, the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center held its grand opening Wednesday.

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Talbot joins Holy Cross as new principal

Holy Cross Elementary Principal Amanda Talbot looks on as librarian Patty Marks reads to Celine Laubach’s first grade class Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Meet Amanda Talbot, Holy Cross Elementary’s first new principal in four decades.
She replaces Mamie Bergeron who retired in May after 50 years of service, 40 of those as a principal.

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Sports

The Morgan City High School volleyball team hosted Central Catholic and E.D. White in both varsity and junior varsity round robin play Wednesday, while Morgan City and E.D. White also squared off in freshmen action. Above is action from Central Catholic and Morgan City’s varsity contest. At left, Morgan City’s Jaiveianna Jones hits a ball. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Lifestyle

Labor Day, summer’s last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly — Tell the truth! — we tend to overdo it. Ribs, steaks, burgers and hot dogs? Check, check, check and check!

Obituaries

Thomas “Rooks” Clark, 40, a native of Morgan City and resident of Winnfield, La., died Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Winnfield at 9:30 at a.m.

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