Bradley Gray
(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bradley Gray)

Berwick and Patterson High schools combined for five first-team All-District 8-3A baseball selections. Berwick’s top choices included pitcher Bradley Gray, first baseman D.J. Robichaux and outfielder Cameron Wiley. Patterson’s first-team picks were utility selections, Bryce Beaubouef and Jamey Fabre.
David J. McCoy, City Marshal for the Third Ward in Franklin has a message for those in the community that might have some outstanding business with the city of Franklin.

Marijuana plants and other cultivation paraphernalia seized by SMPSO

Deputies with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office made a sizeable drug bust last weekend, seizing over 50 marijuana plants among other items from a growing operation in Verdunville.

Bradley Gray
(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bradley Gray)

Marijuana plants and other cultivation paraphernalia seized by SMPSO

Police issue alert on vending machine thefts

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division is investigating two burglaries of vending machines located outside of the Centerville Market on La. 182. The incidents occurred Dec. 28 at approximately 9 p.m. and Jan. 6 at approximately 12:00 a.m. Both of the crimes were caught on video surveillance. Detectives are seeking information on the identity of the suspects and the two suspect vehicles. Anyone who believes they may recognize the suspects or the vehicles they used in the commission of the crime may contact us at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622. Tips including pictures, video, and audio can also be submitted through email to

Corps ponders status of spillways

The Morgan City wharf renovation project comes to a halt as contractors clear the area behind the flood wall in Morgan City on Tuesday in preparation for possible flooding inside the city’s flood wall.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans District commander said Tuesday that he’s confident the high Mississippi River will pass safely through Louisiana to the Gulf of Mexico.

Patterson asks legislators for bear assistance

Catherine Siracusa, St. Mary Parish black bear conflict officer, speaks during the Patterson City Council meeting Tuesday. Patterson Mayor Rodney Grogan told the council he sent a letter to state legislators requesting help with the city’s black bear problem. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

City leaders are appealing to state legislators for help in keeping black bears out of neighborhoods south of the railroad tracks.


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Franklin Banner-Tribune
P.O. Box 566, Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-3706
Fax: 337-828-2874

Morgan City Daily Review
P.O. Box 948, Morgan City, LA 70381
Phone: 985-384-8370
Fax: 985-384-4255

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