Dr. Steven McPherson has been granted a 30-day extension through April on his contract with Franklin Foundation Hospital but Dr. Donna Tesi will be in a 90-day transition period beginning Wednesday.
The Broussard-Harris Committee hosted its 11th Annual Black Achievement Award Banquet Saturday, March 14 at Broussard-Harris Recreation Center. Among the 18 honorees were Thelma Phillips, above with family, and Shirley Boykins, below with family. The theme of the evening was “Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose.”
A locked gate may be placed toward the end of Cotten Road to prevent trash dumping and other illegal activities that may be taking place in a wooded area between the roadway and the Intracoastal Canal.

Tour du Teche announces changes, new race in May, more youth events

Paddlers en route to last year’s Shake Your Trail Feather event in Breaux Bridge, benefiting The TECHE Project, embark at Poche’s Market & Restaurant. The kayak-friendly landing just below Poche Bridge is a popular site for excursions by Breaux Bridge outfitter Cory Werk’s Bayou Teche Experience. (TDT file photo)

Tour du Teche, Inc., begins its sixth season of races with some significant changes including a new race in May, more opportunities for youths, and an exciting new finish line for the Ecrevisse (Cr

Parish NAACP president: Take advantage of rights King gained

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was observed in Morgan City Monday with a parade and program.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The African-American community needs to take advantage of the rights that Martin Luther King Jr. fought so hard to gain, St. Mary NAACP President Reginald Weary said Monday.



CENTERVILLE _ Centerville pitcher Christian Arias fanned 12 batters, leading the Centerville Bulldogs to a 21-1 victory over the Grand Isle Trojans Tuesday at the Centerville Baseball Field.


NEW YORK (AP) — A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after “Downton Abbey” concludes next year.


Diane Cleo Roberson-Williams, 55, a native and a resident of Franklin, died Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:20 p.m., at Dauterive Hospital in New Iberia.

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