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


Atchafalaya Basinkeeper honors special volunteers

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SOUTHWINGS PILOT David Mauritson (left) with Basinkeeper Dean Wilson and Paul Orr, Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper, after a 2014 surveillance flight over south Louisiana. (Teche News photo)

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper Sunday acknowledged a pair of stalwart partners in the quest to save the vast river swamp from the ravages of development and exploitation.

Still hope for the Teche Ridge?

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Environmental advocates like Harold Schoeffler and Ed Bulliard still want to see the I-49 south connector project moved out of Lafayette.

Guy Cormier to lead state Police Jury Association

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LOUISIANA’S ATTORNEY GENERAL Jeff Landry (left) attends the Police Jury Association of Louisiana’s Newly Elected Officials Event at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge Jan. 13 to swear in his friend, St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier (right) as president of PJAL.

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, Guy Cormier of St. Martin Parish was sworn in as the new Police Jury Association of Louisiana president at the PJAL Newly Elected Officials Event.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry made a special trip to the Crowne Plaza, where the event was held to officially swear in Cormier.