Shifting winds since Harvey's approach on the Texas coast and subsequent loop and jaunt into Louisiana have both cleared water hyacinth in Bayou Teche at Franklin and in the next breath pushed the
Franklin Supermarket has volunteered to be the local drop-off site for donations to the relief of those affected by the catastrophic floods in Texas.
Above and center, the South Willow Street Drainage pump station moves water from east and north of Willow Street into the Franklin Canal, where it then moves out southward.
The 82nd annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival will kick off Thursday with a ribbon-cutting under the U.S. 90 bridge in downtown Morgan City.
Due to the storm conditions in the area, state Rep. Beryl Amedee, R-Houma, has postponed a town hall meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday night in Bayou L'Ourse.