Franklin Foundation Hospital Chief Executive Officer Claudia Eisenmann has retained legal counsel with the threat of defamation, libel and slander suits against Drs. Brent Allain and Randall Horton.
The City of Franklin put wreaths on the historic lamp posts this week as the Christmas season begins today after the Thanksgiving holiday. The 2014 Christmas parade and lamp-lighting ceremony are Saturday, Dec. 6. Line-up for the parade will begin at 5 p.m. on Jackson Street, and the parade will begin at 6 p.m.

Patterson quarterback Sirbatian Charles prepares to take a snap from center Jayce LeBlanc while on defense is Loranger’s D.J. Hoofkin during Patterson’s 21-6 victory last week. The Lumberjacks will continue Class 3A postseason play Friday as they travel to face North Webster in the quarterfinal round. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

Patterson relishes the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving week on the football field. For the second year in a row, the ’Jacks have reached the quarterfinal round of Class 3A playoffs; therefore, it’s a working holiday.

Patterson quarterback Sirbatian Charles prepares to take a snap from center Jayce LeBlanc while on defense is Loranger’s D.J. Hoofkin during Patterson’s 21-6 victory last week. The Lumberjacks will continue Class 3A postseason play Friday as they travel to face North Webster in the quarterfinal round. (The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape)

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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

Inspection on the old Atchafalaya River bridge

The La. 182 bridge was scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to noon today for a routine inspection. The Long-Allen Bridge was opened for traffic in 1933 and was a major crossing over the Atchafalay River until the E.J. Lionel Grizzaffi Bridge on U.S. 90 opened in 1975.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

The La. 182 bridge was scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. to noon today for a routine inspection.

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Born to Adrian Kay Bailey and Thomas Clay of Morgan City, a girl, Kayla Renee Clay, on Oct. 12 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Mrs. Shirley Mae Rideaux Nolasco, 72, at 11 a.m., Saturday, November 29, 2014, at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Jeanerette, with Fr.

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