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)

Second catastrophic storm of ‘05 left wreckage and valuable lessons

Hurricane Rita struck the Louisiana coast and brought with it a storm surge that flooded many parts of St. Mary Parish. The storm caused billions of dollars of damage in several southern states and killed 120 people.

By COLIN MURPHEY
A little over a decade ago, Hurricane Rita slammed into the Louisiana coast causing billions of dollars in damage and leaving 120 people dead.

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HANSON’S BO BARRILLEAUX SLIDES into third base during an earlier contest. The No. 3 Hanson Memorial Tigers will play host to No.

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Alli Landry and Bradley Matte
--Submitted Photo

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Joseph Landry Jr. of Morgan City, and Mr. and Mrs.

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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