Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Skipper’s Sporting Goods run-ruled TrimCo Millwork and Supply, 12-2, in six innings in opening day Swampland baseball action Monday at Patterson. While the game was tied at 2 through four innings, Skipper’s Sporting Goods (Morgan City) erupted for nine runs in the top of the fifth and added another in the top of the sixth.

Wreaths were placed Monday at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City to honor soldiers who died in service to the country. From left, Fallen Warriors Memorial Co-Chairman Marc Distefano and Louisiana Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin stand by a wreath bearing the name of Marine Corps Pvt. Donald Ray Anthony Roberton of Patterson. Roberton’s name recently became the 68th name to be added to the memorial, which honors Tri-City area soldiers who were killed in wars. Roberton was killed during World War II by Japanese troops after attempting to rescue American soldiers on Makin Island in the Pacific. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Tri-City community paid tribute Monday to all soldiers who died serving their country, including an almost-forgotten hero from Patterson executed during World War II after attempting to rescue fellow soldiers.
Six-year-old Cooper Samuel-Louis Jones often takes walks through the Franklin Cemetery with his grandparents, Rep. Sam Jones and his wife Toni, and his aunt Allison Jones. Allison took this photo of Cooper as he knelt to pray at the grave of a soldier.

Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Wreaths were placed Monday at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Morgan City to honor soldiers who died in service to the country. From left, Fallen Warriors Memorial Co-Chairman Marc Distefano and Louisiana Marine Corps League Commandant David Martin stand by a wreath bearing the name of Marine Corps Pvt. Donald Ray Anthony Roberton of Patterson. Roberton’s name recently became the 68th name to be added to the memorial, which honors Tri-City area soldiers who were killed in wars. Roberton was killed during World War II by Japanese troops after attempting to rescue American soldiers on Makin Island in the Pacific. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

2015 Shrimp and Petroleum Festival begins today

A ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. today under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City will officially open the 80th Louisiana Shrimp and Petoleum Festival. Then the king and queen will take the first ride on the Ferris wheel.

Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The 80th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival officially begins today with a ribbon-cutting, carnival rides, and continued art show and sale.

‘Fit, Fun and Fabulous’ set first Thursday in October

Local officials joined together recently to announce the upcoming Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin event planned on Oct. 2. The daylong event will include health screenings and lectures for men and women and physical activities as well as shopping opportunities. Seated from left are city Councilman Eugene Foulcard, Mayor Raymond Harris and Councilman Dale Rogers. Standing from left are Teche Action Clinic Medical Director Dr. Gary Wiltz and Franklin Foundation Hospital interim Executive Director Craig Cudworth.

“Fit, Fun and Fabulous in Franklin” is set for the first Thursday in October.

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Skipper’s Sporting Goods’ Logan Tingle prepares to throw a pitch during the squad’s Swampland opener against TrimCo Millwork and Supply Monday at Patterson. Tingle tossed a complete game with eight strikeouts as Skipper’s rolled to a 12-2 victory in six innings. The two teams will meet again today in Morgan City. Junior varsity action is set for a 5 p.m. start with varsity to follow at 7 p.m. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)

Skipper’s Sporting Goods run-ruled TrimCo Millwork and Supply, 12-2, in six innings in opening day Swampland baseball action Monday at Patterson.

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Larry and Nedra Giroir
--Submitted Photo

Larry and Nedra Giroir of Morgan City celebrated their 50th anniversary May 21 with a family gathering at Shoney’s in Morgan City. They were married May 22, 1966, in Berwick.

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