News, Sports and Entertainment for St. Martin Parish, La.

Want to help Paint the Bridge? Here’s how ...

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With the Nov. 15 kickoff of the “Paint the Bridge” initiative, funds are being sought to restore and repaint a landmark dear to the heart of Breaux Bridge citizens – the historic drawbridge situated on, aptly named, Bridge Street, in the downtown area.

Water for north Breaux Bridge

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Residents of Breaux Bridge north of I-10 may finally get relief from low water pressure if a deal is struck between the City of Breaux Bridge and the Cecilia Water Co-Op.

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report December 2 2013

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Frederick Bell, 55, St. Martinville; trespassing. St. Martinville Police Department (SMPD).
Jerry Broussard, 54, Breaux Bridge; failure to appear. St. Martin Sheriff's Office (SMSO).
Susan George, 48, St. Martinville; contempt of court. (SMSO)
Lexi Hebert, 27, Breaux Bridge; failure to appear. (SMSO)

Generosity and Blessings in Abundance Thanksgiving Day

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Scores of volunteers began as early as Wednesday to prepare traditional Thanksgiving meals for those, in the Breaux Bridge community, who otherwise would have gone lacking. By early Thursday morning teams worked like clockwork to cook and package over 1,000 meals for the less fortunate in our area.

Catherine Olivier, St. Martinville banker, earns certification in internal auditing

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St. Martinville – Catherine Olivier, internal auditor for Teche Bank & Trust Co., St. Martinville and Kaplan State Bank, Kaplan, recently completed the Certified Community Bank Internal Auditing Program.

The course, held in Minneapolis, Minn., is sponsored by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA).

Man busted in kidnapping, battery

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Breaux Bridge – A Lake Charles man wanted for the abduction and battery of a Breaux Bridge woman on Nov. 18, was arrested here Thursday, Nov. 21, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect is identified as Jeremiah Jones, 25, of Lake Charles.

St. Martin Parish officials leaders in national group

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Two members of the St. Martin Parish Council have attained positions of leadership in the National Association of Counties (NACo).

Councilman Craig Gregory, who represents District 7, has been appointed chairman of the Education and Families Subcommittee as a standing member on the Human Services and Education Steering Committee.

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report

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November 21, 2013

Artigue, Carrie
300 block of Guilbeau Rd
Lafayette, LA



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The 2016 high school football season has reached the halfway mark and the District 5-4A campaign begins Friday for the league’s five teams.

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