St. Martinville – On Tuesday, Aug 9, 16th Judicial District Court Judge Curtis Sigur ruled against Breaux Bridge Land Investment, LLC in its appeal of a St. Martin Parish Planning and Zoning Board decision.
Henderson – This town along the levee is expecting a major change in attitudes about the Atchafalaya Basin. At the Aug. 8 town council meeting, Mayor Sherbin Collette struck a note of optimism about the future of Henderson.
The following arrests and/or citations were reported in St. Martin Parish from Monday, August 8, through Sunday, August 14.
Breaux Bridge – The first Bayou Teche Paddle Trail trailhead will be opened to the public on Thursday, Aug. 18, during an 11 a.m. dedication ceremony at Parc du Ponts (100 St. Bernard Street).
Parks resident Wilfred J. Viator, 50, has been charged with one count of second degree murder following his arrest this past weekend.
Investigators with the St. Martin Sheriff’s Office say deputies responded to a 911 call from Viator’s residence around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. A suicidal subject was requesting assistance.