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.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will conduct a public meeting Thursday, Jan. 21, to discuss a new highway that would serve as an La. 31 bypass around St. Martinville.
The meeting will be held 5-7 p.m. in the recreation center in the city’s Magnolia Park.
Monday, Dec. 28
Perdikis, Menelaos, 38, 1200 block of Rue De Le Porte, Arnaudville; failure to appear, warrant, issuing worthless checks, child endangerment/domestic abuse, possession of drug paraphernalia, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
Powell, Tiaira, 24, Church Point; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
An ordinance requiring a two-day gap in year-end fireworks sales was eliminated for St. Martinville.
At the Dec. 21 City Council meeting, the ordinance was amended to allow sales from midnight Dec. 22 through midnight Jan. 1, without the 2008-enacted moratorium on Christmas eve and Christmas day sales.
Last month Huey “Joey” Wyble was appointed CEO of the Arnaudville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Wyble is a native of Arnaudville. After a few years of working as a pediatric nurse in Acadiana, he left for France where he taught English communication and American culture at top French universities for the past 16 years.
Early Sunday morning, deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery of Doucet’s Grocery in the Butte La Rose area.
The suspect is described as a white male who was wearing dark clothing and a black mask covering his face. The suspect was armed with a pistol during the robbery.