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La Grande Boucherie kaput?

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In the June 6 city council meeting, Dana Dugas, speaking for the Main Street Association, pledged more than $17,000 from the Grande Boucherie Association account for construction of the permanent stage at the St. Martinville Festival Grounds.

A preview of Henderson Swamp 'at its worst'

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KATC-TV cameraman Justin Terro videos a blanket of giant salvinia skimming by as Henderson Mayor Sherbin Collette, a forth-generation commercial fisherman, pilots his crawfish skiff along I-10 toward the levee. (Ken Grissom)

Scientists call it Salvinia molesta. That ought to tell you something.

St. Martin school taxes down slightly

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Residents of St. Martin Parish who pay property taxes will get a slight break on their 2016 tax bill following action taken last week by the St. Martin School Board.

CORRECTION

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Doan Carplex, shown here, was mistakenly identified in the May 18 issue of Teche News as the subject of a complaint before the Henderson Town Council at the May 9 meeting. This is not the facility that residents alleged is emanating strong fumes and making loud noise into the night.

Parks weighs regs for mobile homes

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The Village Council, in the process of establishing a new set of building codes, is wrestling with the question of standards for manufactured housing. The issue was discussed at the May 10 meeting.

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