Randy Hayden, a spokesman for Louisiana's propane industry, speaks Monday in Morgan City about the proposed expansion of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

The past few years haven’t been good on the public relations front for oil and gas pipeline projects. With the expected expansion of a major pipeline through Louisiana, a propane industry spokesman says now is a critical time for pipeline proponents to win the battle of ideas.
Nick Adams and his students in the Franklin Senior High School Agriculture Department worked with the Design Committee of the Franklin Main Street Program to design and build planters for businesses to adopt.

A tug pushes a barge past the railroad bridge over Berwick Bay on Friday. Port of Morgan City officials are debating whether to buy or hire a barge that could keep the Bar Channel at a reliable depth to accommodate more water traffic. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

A few million dollars of investment in annual dredging costs could have a return of over $200 million of economic impact to the region, and Port of Morgan City leaders are making that pitch to anyone who will listen.

Keeping the channel clear; Dredging impact could be worth $270M

A tug pushes a barge past the railroad bridge over Berwick Bay on Friday. Port of Morgan City officials are debating whether to buy or hire a barge that could keep the Bar Channel at a reliable depth to accommodate more water traffic. (The Daily Review/Bill Decker)

A few million dollars of investment in annual dredging costs could have a return of over $200 million of economic impact to the region, and Port of Morgan City leaders are making that pitch to anyo

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Hanson's Jack Vaccarella makes the grab on this play during Saturday’s final day of the Annual Hanson Memorial High School Baseball Classic at Amar Lancon Field.

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When pruning trees, work with its natural form. LSU AgCenter Horticulturist Dan Gill said not to butcher trees as has been done to these crape myrtles.
—LSU AgCenter Photo/Dan Gill

“A tree which has lost its head will never recover it again, and will survive only as a monument of the ignorance and folly of its tormentor.” George William Curtis, American writer, editor and spe

Obituaries

August 12, 1940 — March 5, 2017
Wayne Jackson Buxton, 76, a resident of Berwick, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017, in his home surrounded by loved ones.

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