Franklin Foundation Hospital was the sponsor for the Feb. 11 city cleanup. The group removed litter on Main Street from the cemetery to the courthouse, including the Teche Theater area and Teche Drive. Stephanie and Maurice Guidry, Kindra McLean, Matt Barrilleaux, Ron Bailey, Rachel Picard, Didi Battle, Vel Minor, Dawn Kaiser-Melancon and Renee Mitchel represented FFH. They were accompanied by community volunteers Marguerite Robinson, Elaine Karam and Ruthie Heard. Argus Spa provided bottled water and the hospital supplied grabbers, gloves and trash bags.

Council members Dale Rogers, J Ina and Craig Mathews

Parish council members did not remove from the table a proposed housing development item in Garden City.

Workers install composite decking Wednesday at Morgan City’s riverfront wharf. The work is part of a $2 million makeover to the wharf, which should be open to the public by the summer. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

In just a few months, Morgan City residents and visitors will be able to enjoy the city’s newly improved wharf on the Atchafalaya River.

Flu season nears its peak; shots can keep the bug at bay

Pharmacy Manager Gregory Robichaux administers the flu vaccine to pharmacist Eldora Bolden on Wednesday at Walmart Neighborhood Market in Morgan City. The vaccine is available in the pharmacy department.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

With flu season nearing its seasonal peak, Morgan City primary care doctors and pharmacies are ready to give flu shots to those who have yet to receive them.

Multiple agencies search for Capital One robber

A Franklin Police officer mans a roadblock near the site of a robbery Wednesday at the Capitol One Bank in Franklin. The suspect fled the scene and is considered armed and dangerous. At press time the suspect was still at large. See story for a description of the suspect.

Franklin Police received a report of an armed robbery in progress at the Capital One Bank branch on Northwest Boulevard Wednesday morning.

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The Hanson Memorial Lady Tigers will take to the road tonight to face the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles in the quarterfinals of the Division IV basketball playoffs at the VCHS Gymnasium.

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