Students in Instructor John Campbell’s and Associate Professor Phillip Tebbutt’s Sophomore Studio and Junior Studio courses at the LSU School of Design visited Franklin Jan. 22. The students will provide ideas for the Center Theater, which will eventually become the Mayci Breaux Memorial Amphitheater.
A gunman is sought in a shooting at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel. Chitimacha Police Chief Hal Hutchinson said that at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, Alfred Gabriel, 55, fired shots at his ex-girlfriend and her companion in the casino parking lot in Charenton.
Hallie Landry, above, with St. Mary Parish President David Hanagriff, received St.

Drinking water safety is top priority, local officials say

Maintenance worker Francis Fromenthal looks on Monday as water goes through the Morgan City Water Treatment Plant’s clarifiers. The clarifiers get rid of mud particles in the water when water comes in from the Atchafalaya River and Intracoastal Waterway. The water is then filtered and treated with chemicals. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Drinking water systems are in the spotlight with the recent discovery of lead contamination in the Flint, Michigan, water system, and Tri-City officials say local drinking water goes through rigoro



Marvin Dantzler
(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of the Tulsa World)

An Oklahoma high school football coach is in line to be the new head football coach at Patterson High School, according to a report last week in the Tulsa World.


Meal sponsors for the Feb. 1 St. Mary AARP meeting were Twin City Funeral Home and Patterson State Bank. From left are Twin City representatives Larry Bergeron, Alaine Beaugh, Earline Liner, Ian Achee and Ed Netterville.
--Joe Pizzuto Photos

St. Mary AARP held its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center in Morgan City.


Corrine Thomas-Foster, 60, a resident and native of Franklin, passed away at 2:43 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at her residence.

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