Cub Scout Pack 300 sponsored January’s Franklin Cleanup in honor of the late Jim Evans IV. Representatives of the Franklin Rotary Club, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, St. Mary Landmarks, community volunteers and Cub Scout Pack 300 gather to clean downtown and along Bayou Teche. The event saw the largest group ever including Adriane Kramer and daughter Amoret, Cherrise Picard, Elaine Karam, Rebecca Smith, Donna Tesi, Alan Hoberman, Craig Thompson, Katie Seim, Didi Battle, Marguerite Robinson, Matt Barrilleaux, Wilson, Dana, Bennett and Mattie Judice and Cody and Landon Meyerholtz. The scouts were Kylie, Quintin and Allie Schrock, Russell and Kenneth Louviere, Steve, Lisa, Elliot and Gabriel McPherson, and Willie and Evan Chauvin. Franklin Foundation Hospital supplied grabbers, gloves and trash bags, while Argus Spa provided bottled water.
NEW YORK (AP) — The brutal frontier saga "The Revenant" leads the 88th annual Academy Awards with 12 nominations, while the acting categories were again filled entirely by white performers.
Gov. John Bel Edwards comes to Morgan City to hear about the flood fight here and in surrounding areas.
The Town Council declared a state of emergency Tuesday, joining other area councils and boards in taking that action due to the projected Atchafalaya River crest near 8 feet Jan. 23.