Shaneal Williams

It took police two years to finally arrest Shaneal Williams on warrants for hit and run, improper backing and no driver’s license.
The Franklin Merchants Association presents the 15th Annual Harvest Moon Festival. The festival will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Festivities will take place along Franklin’s Main Street, the Bayou Teche Scenic Byway. There is no admission fee.
The Franklin Fire Department is supporting the American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink uniform shirts. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Hildreth said, “My mother is a breast cancer survivor and I know firsthand how important regular screening and prompt intervention is.

Shaneal Williams

Gulf of Mexico residents hail ruling against BP

St. Mary Parish is expected to receive $5.3 million if a ruling Thursday by U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill stands. The ruling means BP faces penalities up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled. The chart is an estimate of the range of funding each of the parishes will receive, based on BP being fined $4,300 per barrel spilled from BP’s estimate of 2.45 billion barrels to the U.S. Department of Justice estimate of 4.1 billion barrels.
(Graph from U.S. Mary Landrieu's office)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmentalists, recreational fishermen and people who make their living on the Gulf of Mexico are hailing a federal judge’s ruling that could mean $18 billion in additional fi

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Sports

Central Catholic High School defeated Houma Christian 3-2 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25,
24-26, 15-11) in District 6-V action Tuesday in Morgan City. The Lady Eagles clinched a share of the district title with the win. Tuesday’s contest also served as the Lady Eagles’ Pink game. Above, Central Catholic’s Katie Hoffpauir serves during the contest. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Central Catholic clinched a share of the District 6-V title Tuesday with a 3-2 (25-14, 25-13, 19-25, 24-26, 15-11) win against Houma Christian.

Lifestyle

Crystal Marcel and Jo Ann Ryan served as hostesses at the Bayou Vista Garden Club’s October meeting.
(Submitted Photo)

Gary Bullock, licensed florist, manager and designer at Town and Country Florist, presented a demonstration on the principles and elements of flower design by creating a mass floral design during t

Obituaries

Pierre G. “Perry” Jackson, 80, a resident of Berwick, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at his residence.

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