Barret Rey

Morgan City High School continues to find coaches with collegiate head coaching experience to fill its vacancies as the Tigers recently hired ex-Alcorn State coach Barret Rey to lead its baseball program.

A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

About 100 Louisiana firefighters spent three days at LSU Eunice learning skills from leadership to a fire fighting tactic that one of the state’s top trainers calls controversial. Dave Casey, director of the LSU Carrol Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute in Baton Rouge, said training was for first-line supervisors.

Lawrence L. Blackburn

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a Morgan City man wanted for first-degree murder. He’s wanted in connection with a Monday shooting in Lafayette that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

Barret Rey

A training trailer was used at Louisiana State University Eunice during a fire fighting skills session titled Evidence Based Scientifically Proven Fire Attack. The training was the last day of a three-day conference at LSUE. The Louisiana Company Officer Leadership Conference was held for the second time at LSU Eunice. The event is sponsored by LSU Eunice, Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana and LSU Carrol L. Herring Fire & Emergency Training Institute. Below, Lt. Christian Wiggins of the Franklin Fire Department participated in the session. (Photos by Harlan Kirgan)

Lawrence L. Blackburn

May is Older Americans Month

Signing the proclamation declaring May as Senior Month are from left St. Mary Parish Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish Council on Aging board member Verline Keenze, Baldwin Mayor Donna Lanceslin, COA supporter Deb Ferguson and Franklin Mayor Raymond Harris. Not pictured is Floyd LeBlanc, COA board member.

Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their gratitude by celebrating Older Americans Month each May.

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Mr. and Mrs. Lance Fontenot
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Natalyn Luci Sonnier and Lance Christopher Fontenot were united in holy matrimony April 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson. The Rev. Herb Bennerfield officiated the nuptial mass.

Obituaries

April 20, 1920 ~ July 27, 2015
Mr. James W. Redden, 83, a native of Shattuck, OK and resident of Franklin, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015, at Franklin Health Care Center.

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