Project Chimps, in partnership with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, announced an agreement to relocate 220 retired research chimpanzees to its new sanctuary in northern Georgia.
Patty Ibert with the Franklin Emergency Aid Center for the United Way of Southern Louisiana said with hot summer weather just around the corner, the organization is in desperate need of fans for those in need in the region. Donations can be dropped off during business hours at the facility located at 106 Commercial St. in downtown Franklin.

Central Catholic first baseman Mitchell Lemoine follows through on an attempt to tag a baserunner out at first during
the Eagles 5-3 Class 1A regional round victory against Grand Lake Monday. Lemoine and the Eagles will hit the
road Thursday to take on Cedar Creek in the Class 1A quarterfinals. First pitch in Ruston is set for 6 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic will look to continue its playoff run as Class 1A’s top-ranked team when it makes a four-plus hour road trip to Ruston to face No. 9 Cedar Creek Thursday at 6 p.m.

Central Catholic first baseman Mitchell Lemoine follows through on an attempt to tag a baserunner out at first during
the Eagles 5-3 Class 1A regional round victory against Grand Lake Monday. Lemoine and the Eagles will hit the
road Thursday to take on Cedar Creek in the Class 1A quarterfinals. First pitch in Ruston is set for 6 p.m. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Veterans' advocate Bogan recognized

Mark Bogan, left, receives the key to the parish from St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin Jr at a recent council meeting for his many years of service to the community.

Mark Bogan receives the key to the parish from St. Mary Parish President Paul Naquin Jr at a recent council meeting for his many years of service to the community.

Businesses hope shoppers stay in town

Frances Stevens, owner of the Wildflower department store, prepares to open the store for Black Friday this morning.
was preparing for the stores black Friday sale this morning.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

Ready or not, the holiday shopping season is here.
Many parish businesses are putting on big sales that started Thursday and continued today for Black Friday in an effort to get people to shop early, St. Mary Chamber of Commerce President Donna Meyer said.

From the Editor: Piece of history awaits local funding

The Gathright House was moved to what is now Morgan City in 1855 and was occupied by members of the Gathright family for nearly a century.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

This is no joke. But you’ve probably heard it before.
When I got to work early Thursday, there on my desk was some paperwork. The subject: efforts to fix up the Gathright House, the second-oldest existing building in Morgan City.

Toys for Tots can make Christmas happier

Marine Corps League, St. Mary Detachment Toys for Tots coordinator Bill Goessl organizes shelves in the Toys for Tots warehouse to prepare for the next order of toys to be assembled for distribution day.
The Daily Review/Shea Drake

The Marine Corps League St. Mary Detachment Toys for Tots program is collecting toys to distribute to the families of less fortunate children throughout the parish Dec. 19.

Tuneweavers sing their final anthem

The Tuneweavers pose for a group picture featuring the new all-inclusive male and female chorus in 1984. The chorus composed of Tri-City area residents originally formed as an all-male chorus in 1978.

Submitted Photo

After 36 years of singing together, the Tuneweavers are disbanding after an executive committee vote based on a major decline in membership and inability to find a choral director.

Nation pauses to give thanks

Employees at Cypress Point Fresh Market in Patterson were busy checking out customers who were shopping in preparation for their Thanksgiving meals on Wednesday.

The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

NEW YORK (AP) — Giant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan today for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining up along the parade route and a heavy

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Obituaries

Morris Lee Givens, 68, a resident and native of Gibson, LA, and former resident of Patterson, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, at 10 a.m., at his residence.

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