New officers of the Rotary Club of Franklin were installed at a special banquet on June 30. From left are District 6200 Assistant Governor Lea Hebert, who performed the installation; James Evans IV, incoming president; Peggy Lewis, secretary; Iris Sharpe, treasurer; Tom Kramer, sergeant at arms; and Ron Bailey, outgoing president.
The bridge over the Franklin Canal on Chatsworth Road is now closed for major renovation by Coastal Bridge Co. of Baton Rouge. It is scheduled to reopen on July 27. Detour routes are posted.
Karen Duhon, Armond Duhon, Donnasue Peveto and two businesses face 455 counts of charges including racketeering, theft of $1,500 or more and money laundering from Capital Management Consultants Inc. in Morgan City, according to the 16th Judicial District Attorney.

Morgan City privatizes trash pickup

Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi speaks to the City Council during Tuesday’s meeting. The council authorized Grizzaffi to sign a six-month contract with Progressive Waste Solutions to pick up residents’ garbage. According to the proposed contract, Progressive will begin collecting garbage in the city July 13.

Progressive Waste Solutions is expected to begin picking up Morgan City residents’ garbage July 13 after the City Council authorized the mayor Tuesday to sign a six-month garbage collection cont



The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 title Saturday with a 21-16 victory against Thibodaux. While Morgan City had lost the first game in the best-of-three series, they came back with two straight wins to clinch the title and advance to the state tournament in Monroe this coming weekend. Team members include, kneeling from left, Drake LaCoste, Jeanluc Barkley and Robbie Boudreaux. On the second row, from left, are Mekhi Branton, Ethan Blanchard, Spencer Hebert and TyJae Vaughns, On the third row, from left, are Caleb Menina, Riley Theriot, Tate Matherne, Tyson Nguyen and Bryan Gonzales. On the back row are assistant coach Chris Boudreaux, head coach Tim Hebert and assistant coach David Nolting. (Submitted Photo)

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars rebounded from a rough start two win back-to-back games en route to a district championship at the District 3 Tournament at Peltier Park in Thibodaux Saturday.


Brittany Melancon and Shane Falgout
--Crawford Photography

Jason Melancon and Pricilla Mena of Houma wish to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Ann Melancon, to Shane Alan Falgout, son of Bobby and Sibyl Falgout of


September 24, 1991- July 3, 2015
Chace Anthony Rebardi, 23, a resident of Berwick, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, in Deming, New Mexico.

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