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)

TAC kicks off health center week

October was declared National Health Center Month in St. Mary Parish, Franklin and Baldwin during a proclamation signing Wednesday at Teche Action Clinic in Franklin. From back left are Paulette Lofton, Teche Action Clinic’s chief operations office; Chief Executive Officer Dr. Gary Wiltz; St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin; Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris; and Baldwin Mayor Pro-Tempore Mike Lancelin. Below, Ed “Tiger” Verdin holds a rendering of the mobile screening unit that TAC will obtain soon to further bring services to the parish.

Teche Action Clinic is observing National Health Center Week Aug. 10-16.

Presentation on Spain at Rotary Club

Morgan City Rotary Club members at a recent luncheon heard from fellow Rotarian Herman Hartman, who, with his wife, traveled to Spain and exchanged club flags with the Barcelona and Madrid Rotary clubs and spoke about their experiences in Spain. From left are Hartman and club President Carla Prejean.
(Submitted Photo)

Morgan City Rotary Club members at a recent luncheon heard from fellow Rotarian Herman Hartman, who, with his wife, traveled to Spain and exchanged club flags with the Barcelona and Madrid Rotary c

New subdivision planned in Berwick

Chaille Rasberry, left, accepted a plaque recognizing her late husband, Ray Rasberry, for his work with the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service. Chaille Rasberry, left, accepted the plaque from BEARS President Jackie Price.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A 57-site subdivision adjacent to Renwick Subdivision is in the planning phase.

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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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