Pastors: Focus on giving during Lent

The Rev. Freddie Decal prepares to impose ashes during an Ash Wednesday service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Lent is typically seen as a time for people to sacrifice by giving up something, but local pastors say helping others by adding something to one’s life is also crucial to the purpose of the 40-day

Shona Royalty

Ms. Fallon Nicole Mitchell is reigning as Queen Shona XXI for the 2017 Carnival Season. Mitchell is a native and resident of the St. Joseph Community in Franklin. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy and Valencia Mitchell.

Teche Royalty

The Krewe of Teche celebrated its 45th annual Coronation Ball on February 25, 2017 under the reign of King Quercus XLV Parrish Jude Segura and Queen Virginiana XLV Jeannie Thibodaux Segura.

Sucrose Royalty

Reigning over the 2017 Carnival Festivities of the Krewe of Sucrose are Mr. Randy Lee Hanagriff as King Sucrose LXXVII and Miss Kennedi Claire Walden as Queen Sugar LXXVII.

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Sports

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.

Lifestyle

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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