Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Two of the Morgan City Housing Authority employees who are accused of receiving improper pay and bonuses will continue to be employed with the authority at least until officials finish investigating the authority’s right to action against state Civil Service classified employees, the housing authority board decided Thursday.

Charlie Barron

Central Catholic’s Charlie Barron was selected to the Louisiana Sportswriters Association Class 1A All-State Football First Team, and three other Eagles made honorable mention all-state, according to an article published Thursday in The Advocate.
Winners in the golf cart decorating contest during the City of Franklin’s Christmas Lighting ceremony downtown were, from left, first place award to Tracy Ackman, third place winner Mindi Baxter and second place winner Catherine Siracusa. Their awards were presented at the Franklin City Council meeting Tuesday evening.

Morgan City Housing Authority Interim Director Clarence Robinson listens during Thursday’s board meeting.
(The Daily Review Photo by Zachary Fitzgerald)

Charlie Barron

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Massive effort to clear bayou here

Water hyacinth are rafted up thick at the East Calumet floodgate, top. Lockmaster Lennis Paray says he’ll flush them out to sea if tides cooperate. Below, The T.E.C.H.E. Project volunteers gather lilies at Franklin as part of Operation Hippo.

Last Saturday, The TECHE Project, a local nonprofit group working to raise awareness of the environmental, cultural, historical, and recreational values of Bayou Teche, partnered with ACA/LL Bean,

Tour du Teche V paddle race starts Friday

Kayakers slug it out in Tour du Teche IV. Paddlers come from all over the state and both ends of the country to vie for cash prize, trophies and just bragging rights in Louisiana’s premier paddling marathon. Tour du Teche V starts Friday at Port Barre, starts in St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish and New Iberia on Saturday, and at Franklin on Sunday. The three segments add up to 135 miles and countless adventures. (Ron J. Berard/Tour du Teche)

Paddlers, their coureurs de bois, and traveling cheering squads are coming to the Teche Country this weekend from Texas, Kansas, Florida, Illinois, California, Wisconsin and Maryland as well as all

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BOYS BASKETBALL
Benton 56, Green Oaks 54
East Beauregard 55, Singer 26
Franklinton 71, Varnado 57
Montgomery 73, Georgetown 35
Parkway 70, North DeSoto 47

Obituaries

Todd Prestenbach

Todd Prestenbach, a lifelong resident of Morgan City, who was born Oct. 21, 1953, the son of Alton and the late Mayola Prestenbach, suddenly passed away at his residence Wednesday, Dec.

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