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

Cecilia's water woes continue

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A significant part of the problem of low water pressure here is the fact that one of the Cecilia Water Corporation’s four wells is out of operation and another is operating at about half-capacity, said the system’s manager, Bruce Guidry.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Feb. 3

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The following arrests and/or citations were reported in St. Martin Parish for Monday, Feb. 3:

Dwain Blanchard, 35, 700 block of Hank St., Breaux Bridge; probation violation, Louisiana Probation and Parole (LP&P).

Driving and ice don’t mix

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Breaux Bridge – Interstate 10 across Acadiana was battening down for another winter storm as the Teche News went to press this week. This one was expected to be worse than last week’s, which shut down traffic across the Atchafalaya Basin and was blamed for several deaths across the state.

State Police offer tips to deal with cold weather

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Louisiana State Police is closely monitoring the winter weather that is forecast for the upcoming days and urge citizens across the state to keep abreast of the latest weather and travel conditions before traveling on roadways and potentially exposing themselves to dangerous conditions.

Call goes out for Clean City slogans in St. Martinville

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The City of St. Martinville and the St. Martinville Garden Club are seeking entries for the 2014 Cleanest City Slogan Contest.

The ideal slogan is a phrase that inspires the community to join in and help keep the city, the environment and sites around the city clean.

I-10 eastbound lanes closed

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Louisiana State Police Troop I is reporting I-10 eastbound lanes closed in St. Martin Parish due to a major accident.

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report January 23. 2014

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Kirk Anslem, 25, 1200 block of Courville Rd., Breaux Bridge; theft of items valued at $500 or less, St. Martin Sheriff's' Office (SMSO).

Mary Batiste, 51, Lafayette; failure to appear, Breaux Bridge Police Department (BBPD).

Bayou Teche beer wins another silver medal

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Acadiana’s Bayou Teche Brewing’s recently released Loup Garou stout was recently awarded a silver medal in the Wood Aged Ale category of the annual World Beer Championships.

Sheriff Ronny Theriot's gumbo lunch brings lower St. Martin seniors together

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There was a time, some years back, when it was more likely than not a comment might be made that, “I didn’t know Belle River was even in St. Martin Parish!”

Belle River was something of a No-man’s land, seemingly neither in one parish nor the other. Stephensville and Four-mile Bayou were almost as neglected.

St. Martin schools closed Friday

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In an abundance of caution, St. Martin Parish schools will be closed Friday due to inclement weather.

Forecasters are calling for the possibility of a "light dusting" of snow overnight between Thursday and Friday with sleet or freezing rain possible as early as around 10:00 p.m.

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report January 22, 2014

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St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report January 22, 2014

Roy Andrus, Paul August, Jacob Boudreaux, Thomas Clemens, Jonathon Kennedy, Kermit Leger, Denzel Livings, Troy Lewis, Torey Mouton, Kaylon Quebedeaux, Cynthia Robison, Jesus Sanchez

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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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