The St. Mary and Franklin Banner-Tribune will change its publishing schedule effective July 1, according to publisher Allan Von Werder.
Morgan City’s city court judge expects a new state law to ensure city court always has a public defender due to recent funding concerns on the district court level.

New power plant set to open Feb. 17

The new Louisiana Energy and Power Authority Power Plant on Youngs Road in Morgan City is scheduled to be in operation by Feb. 17. Officials say the plant will provide power bill stability and power reliability to the city. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

The new natural-gas-fueled Louisiana Energy and Power Authority Plant in Morgan City is scheduled to be in operation by Feb.

Conservation district seeks input from parish residents

Representatives of the St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District attended the annual Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts conference in Lafayette recently. Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain addressed the group at The Master Farmer Luncheon. Strain will be speaking this summer at the local district’s annual banquet. From left are Commissioner Strain, Board Member Buffa Broussard, Auxiliary President Faith Broussard, NRCS District Conservationist Kayla Hebert, NRCS State Conservationist Kevin Norton, District Administrative CoordinatorAndrea Dumesnil, Auxiliary Vice President Mary Ann Hebert and District Chairman JP Hebert.

St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District and Natural Resources Conservation Service will be hosting its annual Locally Led Conservation Meeting to identify resources concerns in St.



THE FRANKLIN ALL-STARS celebrate with the District 3-AA Championship Trophy as presented by District 3 Director Seth Thomas Saturday at Caffery Park. Franklin topped Morgan City 17-10 to win the 2016 District 3-AA 8-year-old Pitching Machine Championship.

After posting a perfect 4-0 record, the Franklin All-Stars hoisted the 2016 District 3-AA 8-year-old Pitching Machine Championship trophy Saturday at Caffery Park.


Bernie and Anna Lee Dinger
--Submitted Photo

Anna Lee and Bernie Dinger of Berwick celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 25. They were married at the home of Bernie Dinger’s father on June 25, 1946.


Linda C. Jones, 61, a resident and native of Jeanerette, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 4:45 a.m., at the New Iberia Manor North Nursing Care Facility in New Iberia.

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