Berwick officials involved in the planning of the Lighthouse Festival are, from left, James Richard, Police Chief; Louis Ratcliff, Mayor; Jacki Ackel, Mayor Pro-tem; Rafael Lopez, Public Works Director; Misty Pillaro, event coordinator; Rodney Grow, committee member; and Bubba Slaughter, Chief Administrative Officer. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)
The town of Berwick will host the Lighthouse Festival this weekend with an added bonus — carnival rides.
The St. Mary Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its Annual Banquet on Oct. 8 at the Patterson Civic Center
Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported the following arrests:
The Charenton Bridge over Bayou Teche, LA 324 between LA 326 and LA 87, will be closed until further notice to vehicular traffic for repair, according to Louisiana DOTD.
Pets and their humans were blessed Sunday at the Trowbridge House in Franklin. The annual St. Mary’s Episcopal Church event is an outdoor worship service celebrating the lives of animals and the people who belong to them. Every fall animals are blessed as a commemoration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.
Several first-responder agencies were on hand Saturday afternoon at Lawrence Park for a fun day filled with games, food, music, demonstrations and safety information.