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


La. partnering with USDA for renewable fuel

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering with 21 states through the Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) to nearly double the number of fueling pumps nationwide that supply renewable fuels to American motorists.

Job fair next week at Millenium Galvanizing

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Millennium Galvanizing, a Crest Industries company, will conduct a three-day job fair for staffing its new Convent facility on Nov. 12-14 at the St. James Parish Courthouse, 5800 Louisiana Highway 44 (River Road).

Breaux Bridge philanthropist celebrated by CFA

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CFA AWARDEES: (seated from left) Cathy Indest, Sheila Miller, Charlotte Freeland, Alice Morrow, Sylvia Felterman, Gail Romero and Nancy Van Eaton Prince of Van Eaton & Romero; (standing from left) Mark Suellentrop of Cabot Corporation, Johnny Indest, Kermit Miller, Joe Freeland, Pat Morrow, David Buck, Fulton C. “Butch” Felterman Jr., Paul Hilliard, William “Bill” Bacqué of Van Eaton & Romero, Paul Patout, and Patrick Patout.

is one of 14 philanthropists from eight parishes celebrated by the Community Foundation of Acadiana during its fifth annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon Nov. 3.
The event, held at the Cajundome Convention Center, recognized outstanding persons who have made a positive impact in their communities.

Scott Angelle shows his heart

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Holding a granddaughter, Louisiana gubernatorial candidate Scott Angelle (center) works the crowd at a $50-a-couple campaign rally at Pat’s Atchafalaya Club in Henderson. (Ken Grissom)

With just 11 days left in Louisiana’s gubernatorial campaign, candidate Scott Angelle waded into a packed crowd at Pat’s Atchafalaya Club Tuesday night for a rousing political rally on his home turf.