A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Stephanie Atkins-Guidry

Franklin Foundation Hospital is currently under new management after Stephanie Atkins-Guidry accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer of the facility after a months-long process to replace interim CEO Craig Cudworth.
St. Mary Levee District commissioners will submit a formal request for the Bayou Chene Flood Control and Diversion Project’s inclusion in the state’s coastal master plan, weeks after the project was left out of a draft version of the plan.

Roy hopes coffeehouse will make development perk up

Fred’s Plumbing Contractors owner Fred Robicheaux, far right, and employees Darrin Robicheaux, center, and Ricky Moreno, far left, inspect plumbing Tuesday after roughing in the concrete slab. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

CC’s Coffeehouse and Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt franchises are scheduled to open in Morgan City around April 1, pending all things construction-wise come together smoothly and in a timely manner.

Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers found in Berwick

James Dawson, national director of the Patriotic Brigade Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, emailed The Daily Review the Klan recruitment flier that Dawson said was distributed in the Morgan City area on Christmas Eve.

A Ku Klux Klan group distributed recruitment fliers in Berwick on Christmas Eve to spread its message, which the group says is not about hate.



With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.


½ cup ketchup

2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar

1 lb. lean ground beef

½ lb. ground pork

½ cup baking mix

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ cup onion, finely chopped


Amos Leonard, 73, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

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