Franklin’s Art Walk is Saturday from 3-6 p.m. in the downtown business district. Artists and authors will be at various businesses along Main Street with their works, and there will be musical entertainment at the lot next to Floors Etc. St.
Progressive Waste Solutions was a scheduled guest on Tuesday’s agenda for the Franklin City Council meeting. No representative was present, but Mayor Raymond Harris said that does not mean the company deliberately avoided appearing.

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

More than two years after it sank 4.5 feet into the swamp, the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center held its grand opening Wednesday.

About 100 people attended the grand opening of the $4 million Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau Welcome and Interpretative Center Wednesday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Crawfish speaker

Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from author Sam Irwin who wrote “Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean,” and spoke about the history of the Louisiana crawfish industry and the history of the Breaux Bridge crawfish festival at a recent luncheon. From left are President Carla Prejean, Irwin, and program director Richard LeJeune.
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Morgan City Rotary Club members heard from author Sam Irwin who wrote “Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean,” and spoke about the history of the Louisiana crawfish indust

Morgan City High to open on time

Mickey Fabre, Morgan City High School principal, and Donald Aguillard, St. Mary Parish superintendent of schools, assessed construction progress at Morgan City High Monday.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

It’s down to the wire, but school officials say construction at Morgan City High will not deter the opening of school Thursday.

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Sports

The Morgan City High School volleyball team hosted Central Catholic and E.D. White in both varsity and junior varsity round robin play Wednesday, while Morgan City and E.D. White also squared off in freshmen action. Above is action from Central Catholic and Morgan City’s varsity contest. At left, Morgan City’s Jaiveianna Jones hits a ball. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Lifestyle

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Miss Louisiana USA Brittany Guidry, right, and Miss Louisiana Teen USA Mary Risener will be special guests at the 79th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Coronation and Ball at 7:30 p.m.

Obituaries

Thomas “Rooks” Clark, 40, a native of Morgan City and resident of Winnfield, La., died Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Winnfield at 9:30 at a.m.

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