The award for Champion Yorkshire Swine and Champion Duroc went to Tylar Morris, above, at the St. Mary Parish Junior Fair and Livestock Show. Zach Hebert, below, won for Champion Intermediate Showman, Exhibitor with Highest Price Market Hog and First Place Intermediate.

Amelia Hoppe, Director of Programs

The Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) will embark on its second “Justice Tour” that includes a stop at the St. Mary Parish Library in Franklin.

Krewe of Adonis King Jake Breaux and Queen Carey Gaddis throw beads during Friday's parade in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The Krewe of Adonis Parade kicked off the Tri-City Mardi Gras parade schedule Friday night in Morgan City.

When devils walked: Editor writes about Klan killings

Author and newspaper editor Stanley Nelson at a recent book-signing for his new book, “Devils Walking” on the KKK violence in east central Louisiana and southwestern Mississippi during the 1960s.

Weekly newspaper editor and now author Stanley Nelson of the Concordia Sentinel in Ferriday, has dedicated nearly a decade to telling the stories of eight black people murdered by the Ku Klux Klan.

Experts: Seek advice about health coverage

Teche Action Clinic registration clerk, at right, Julia Connor, of Baldwin, asks certified application counselor Tamika Carter, left, questions concerning her children securing marketplace industry healthcare plan options at the Teche Clinic in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Teche Action Clinic’s certification application counselors are available to assist St. Mary Parish residents find health insurance coverage for the start of the new year.

J-turn work to start soon; Should cut down on worst crashes

A crossover is shown Wednesday in the Patterson area. J-turns will soon be constructed from Patterson to Berwick. J-turns are traffic safety features that prevent vehicles from cutting straight across oncoming traffic in order to go in the opposite direction. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

Motorists in the Tri-City area should see work begin within the next couple of weeks along U.S. 90 to install J-turns to try to eliminate dangerous T-bone, or right angle, crashes.

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Sports

GONZALES _ The No. 17 seed Hanson Memorial Tigers posted a 63-58 road victory over No. 16 seed Ascension Christian 63-58 in the first round of the Division IV playoffs.

Lifestyle

Versa Dore was given a gift by Bayou Vista Garden Club Vice President and Program Chairman Gloria Roy in appreciation for Dore’s presentation at the February Bayou Vista Garden Club meeting. Dore gave a presentation on backyard habitats.
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Louisiana Master Gardener Versa Dore was guest speaker at the Bayou Vista Garden Club February meeting.

Obituaries

August 13, 1936-February 23, 2017
Susana Lopez Ramirez Torres, 80, a resident of Patterson, passed away in her home on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, surrounded by her adoring family.

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