Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported this morning that a person was killed after being struck by a train Wednesday. Police responded to a 6:16 p.m. report of the incident at the railroad intersection with Tenth Street. The train was reportedly traveling west, and the victim was walking on the tracks, McGuire said.
Members of the Atchafalaya Golf Course Commission will be asked to issue requests for proposals from management companies. The St. Mary Parish Council approved the request Wednesday after hearing from representatives of one such company, Toucshtone Golf Management.

Shaneal Williams

It took police two years to finally arrest Shaneal Williams on warrants for hit and run, improper backing and no driver’s license.

Shaneal Williams

SUGAR

Trucks were being loaded with cut sugarcane in Ricohoc on Tuesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Early reports indicate the state’s sugar cane harvest will be about average after initial concerns that the cold weather earlier in the year may have led to a sub-par crop, American Sugar Cane Leag

St. Mary Parish School Board honors

Students of the Month were named during the October meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board. They are, from left, Natalie Bourgeois, eighth grade, Berwick Junior High; Katie Trivitt, fifth grade, W.P. Foster Elementary; McKenzi Smith, eighth grade, Morgan City Junior High; and Shaceed Hernandez-Alamo, fifth grade, J.A. Hernandez Elementary. (The Daily Review/Jean L. McCorkle )

Central Catholic High School students recognized

The Central Catholic High School Student of the Month Award is designed to distinguish one outstanding junior high school student and one high school student. This award is an opportunity to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellent leadership ability and motivation. This month, Central Catholic High School has awarded eighth grader Bryce Grizzaffi and senior Mary Frances Aucoin for the honor. Heather Irwin was also recognized as Inspirational Faculty Member of the Month. Irwin teaches geometry, advanced math, calculus and dual enrollment math. (Submitted Photo)

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Lifestyle

Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t

Obituaries

Brenda Joyce Butler-Phillips, 63, a native and resident of Franklin, died Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 7:15 a.m., at Franklin HealthCare Center.

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