New officers of the Rotary Club of Franklin were installed at a special banquet on June 30. From left are District 6200 Assistant Governor Lea Hebert, who performed the installation; James Evans IV, incoming president; Peggy Lewis, secretary; Iris Sharpe, treasurer; Tom Kramer, sergeant at arms; and Ron Bailey, outgoing president.
The bridge over the Franklin Canal on Chatsworth Road is now closed for major renovation by Coastal Bridge Co. of Baton Rouge. It is scheduled to reopen on July 27. Detour routes are posted.
MORGAN CITY (AP) — St. Mary Parish prosecutors have charged three south Louisiana residents with hundreds of counts of theft, racketeering and money laundering that allegedly netted them $1 million to $2 million in cash over 14 years. The defendants also are accused of stealing rare artwork from a prominent family in Morgan City.

Rotary Club

Morgan City Rotary Club members learned about the LSU Louisiana Business and Technology Center business incubator to aid younger entrepreneurs who are still in school with their burgeoning businesses and about the Technology Transfer Office, Mobile classroom and International Trade Consulting offered by the center. From left are program director Emily Berry, LSU’s Charles D’Agostino and Rotary President Carla Prejean.
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Morgan City Rotary Club members learned about the LSU Louisiana Business and Technology Center business incubator to aid younger entrepreneurs.

Patterson State Bank donation

Alton Broussard, right, vice chairman of the St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District, accepts a donation to the district from Patterson State Bank presented by Pamela Manuel, left, bank assistant vice president. The funds were to be used in the fourth annual Farmer’s and Rancher’s Appreciation Banquet held July 18. The annual banquet is a chance to show gratitude to the agricultural community throughout the parish. This year’s banquet featured guest speaker Commissioner Mike Strain with the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
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Alton Broussard, right, vice chairman of the St.

Young Foundation donation

The H&B Young Foundation donated about five acres of land for the construction of a $3.7 million Marine Training Center facility at Young Memorial Campus. The donation, worth about $475,000, will satisfy the 12 percent matching funds requirement to get state funding. From left, Gwen Ross, H&B Young Foundation; Carl Moore, South Central Louisiana Technical College — Young Memorial Marine Operations; Brenda Ayo, H&B Young Foundation; and Jim Melvin, notary.
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The H&B Young Foundation donated about five acres of land for the construction of a $3.7 million Marine Training Center facility at Young Memorial Campus.

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The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars won the District 3 title Saturday with a 21-16 victory against Thibodaux. While Morgan City had lost the first game in the best-of-three series, they came back with two straight wins to clinch the title and advance to the state tournament in Monroe this coming weekend. Team members include, kneeling from left, Drake LaCoste, Jeanluc Barkley and Robbie Boudreaux. On the second row, from left, are Mekhi Branton, Ethan Blanchard, Spencer Hebert and TyJae Vaughns, On the third row, from left, are Caleb Menina, Riley Theriot, Tate Matherne, Tyson Nguyen and Bryan Gonzales. On the back row are assistant coach Chris Boudreaux, head coach Tim Hebert and assistant coach David Nolting. (Submitted Photo)

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars rebounded from a rough start two win back-to-back games en route to a district championship at the District 3 Tournament at Peltier Park in Thibodaux Saturday.

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