Morgan City High student A’mari Martin answers a question during the teen forum at the St. Mary NAACP annual Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City. Tri-City area students, from left, Kamryn Bradford of Patterson High, Fernando Torres and Tayla Weary, both of Morgan City High, listen as each respond to the moderators’ question. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Tri-City area residents, young and old, were challenged Monday to have a cause in life that requires them to overcome giant obstacles during the St. Mary NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. program at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Morgan City.

Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan presents Franklin Councilman Eugene Foulcard with a key to the city of Patterson during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance and March at Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Foulcard was the guest speaker during the service. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The struggle for people to live out Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence is all too real for Franklin City Councilman Eugene Foulcard and his family.
A boil water advisory has been issued for St. Mary Parish Waterworks Dist. 5. The district encompasses the area from Red Cypress Road in Patterson to the east side of Franklin including Calumet, Verdunville, Centerville and Garden City.

Citywide cleanups continue

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.



With the start of the spring semester Wednesday, the defending Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team resumed preparations for the 2017 season with spring practice at M.L.


½ cup ketchup

2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar

1 lb. lean ground beef

½ lb. ground pork

½ cup baking mix

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

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