Franklin Foundation Hospital was the sponsor for the Feb. 11 city cleanup. The group removed litter on Main Street from the cemetery to the courthouse, including the Teche Theater area and Teche Drive. Stephanie and Maurice Guidry, Kindra McLean, Matt Barrilleaux, Ron Bailey, Rachel Picard, Didi Battle, Vel Minor, Dawn Kaiser-Melancon and Renee Mitchel represented FFH. They were accompanied by community volunteers Marguerite Robinson, Elaine Karam and Ruthie Heard. Argus Spa provided bottled water and the hospital supplied grabbers, gloves and trash bags.

Council members Dale Rogers, J Ina and Craig Mathews

Parish council members did not remove from the table a proposed housing development item in Garden City.

Workers install composite decking Wednesday at Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The work is part of a $2 million makeover to the wharf, which should be open to the public by the summer. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

In just a few months, Morgan City residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the city’s newly improved wharf on the Atchafalaya River.

Calling out the Guard: 150 troops mobilized after tornadoes

U.S. Air National Guard Photo/Master Sgt. Toby Valadie
Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, talks to reporters about the support the Guard will provide to New Orleans at the direction of Gov. John Bel Edwards after a tornado hit New Orleans East on Feb. 7.

NEW ORLEANS – At the request of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Louisiana National Guard has mobilized 150 personnel to assist local, parish and state eme

Livestock show awards

Luke Miller received the swine award for Champion AOB, above. Below, Mason Bourque received awards for Champion Red Brahman Bulland Champion Brangus Bull. The awards were presented at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show.

Chevron official: Deep-water oil is promising for industry

Stephen Thurston, vice president for Chevron North America Exploration and Production Co., speaks Wednesday in Morgan City. The potential for oil production in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico is promising, Thurston said. Less than half of the over 24 billion barrels of deep-water oil discovered in the gulf has been extracted, and another 11 billion barrels have yet to be found, he said. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Billions of barrels of oil sitting deep in the Gulf of Mexico paint a bright picture for the future of gulf oil production, a Chevron executive said Wednesday.

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The Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers will take to the road tonight to face the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Division IV basketball playoffs at the VCHS Gymnasium.

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