Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Site work started last week on the Fallen Warriors Memorial, and project organizers say they have reached about 90 percent of their fundraising goal to construct the memorial.

Berwick High School’s Braden BIlliot runs while being pursued by a Highland Baptist defender during Friday’s contest in Berwick. The Panthers picked up their first win of the season with a 28-21 victory. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

The Berwick Panthers picked up their first win of the season in their home opener Friday night, overcoming a 21-20 deficit in the third quarter to win, 28-21, against the Highland Baptist Bears.
Members of the St. Mary Planning and Zoning Commission will take up the rezoning issue tonight on the controversial Garden City property being proposed as the development site of a gated apartment complex. The commission is being asked by the parish council to rezone the property on La.

Site work began Sept. 10 for the Fallen Warriors Memorial. Jack Murrin, City of Morgan City carpenter, and Jean Paul Bourg, Public Works supervisor, take measurements at the work site. The project is expected to be complete for Veterans Day.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Berwick High School’s Braden BIlliot runs while being pursued by a Highland Baptist defender during Friday’s contest in Berwick. The Panthers picked up their first win of the season with a 28-21 victory. (The Daily Review/Michelle Blanc)

Bayou Vista Blue Star Memorial vandalized

The Blue Star Memorial, left, in Bayou Vista, was found over the Memorial Day weekend on the ground, the victim of vandals, Detective Traci Landry, St. Mary Parish sheriff’s spokeswoman said.
(Submitted Photo courtesy of the Bayou Vista Garden Club)

After a couple years of saving and looking for the right restoration contractor, the Bayou Vista Garden Club had its Blue Star Memorial refurbished two weeks ago.

College to send 3 to national competition

Six students represented South Central Louisiana Technical College – Young Memorial campus at regional competition May 8 and 9 in Lafayette. Four of the students placed with medals in the competition and three of them will advance to national competition in Kansas City, Mo., from June 22 to 28. From left, Michalea Balli, nursing program head Beverly Henn, Katie Cook, Travis Brown, Kole Fluke, Brice Daigle, Austin Vining and HVAC instructor Anthony Baham. Balli, Cook and Daigle will advance to the finals, and Vinning got a bronze medal in Lafayette.
(Submitted Photo)

A South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus contingent traveled to a Skills USA state competition in Lafayette on May 8 and 9 and returned with four students claiming medals,

Front Street pool hall draws fire

The former Leon Kahn Department Store at 600 Front St. in Morgan City may be turned into a pool hall.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

A Main Street board member voiced concern at Tuesday’s City Council meeting over the possibility of a pool hall opening on Front Street saying that issuing a liquor license to that business could l

New Iberia start added for Tour du Teche V

Voyageur Eric Wyble of Gulfport, Miss. gets an assist from Madi St. Blanc from Charenton at New Iberia City Park during the 2013 Tour du Teche. It was just a pit stop for Wyble, who was bound for Berwick in the three-day, staged race. New Iberia is a finish for Voyageurs in the Hot Sauce race, and for the first time this year will be the start of the new Black Bear race to Franklin. (Photo by Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

With the Crawfish, the Acadian, the Hot Sauce, Sugar and Oil & Gas now comes the Black Bear.
A new “short” race has been added to Tour du Teche for its fifth running this October.

Close Call

The Franklin Fire Department was dispatched to assist two electrical contractors that were trapped 80-feet in the air Tuesday at about 5 p.m.

Pages

Sports

Morgan City High School made it close early but Central of Baton Rouge pulled away for an easy 57-27 victory in non-district action Friday in Central.

St. Mary Now & Franklin Banner-Tribune

Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

Follow Us