BATISTE, Maxie, 33, 1100 block of Melvin Dupuis Rd., Breaux Bridge; probation violation (SMSO). LEBLANC, Chad, 47, 200 block of Rees St., Breaux Bridge; forgery, Breaux Bridge Police Department (BBPD).
Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Daniel J. Carmouche, 24, whose last known address was in the 1000 block of Bock Huval Rd., Breaux Bridge. He may also be residing in the 1000 block of W. Berard Dr., Arnaudville.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents say an Arnaudville man, on May 6, illegally poisoned a coyote, eight vultures and three opossums in St. Martin Parish.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Tuesday, May 26

BATISTE, Maxie, 33, 1100 block of Melvin Dupuis Rd., Breaux Bridge; probation violation (SMSO).
LEBLANC, Chad, 47, 200 block of Rees St., Breaux Bridge; forgery, Breaux Bridge Police Department (BBPD).

BREAUX BRIDGE MAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANT FOR TWO COUNTS OF BURGLARY

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Daniel J. Carmouche, 24, whose last known address was in the 1000 block of Bock Huval Rd., Breaux Bridge.
He may also be residing in the 1000 block of W. Berard Dr., Arnaudville.

Arnaudville man cited for poisoning wildlife

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents say an Arnaudville man, on May 6, illegally poisoned a coyote, eight vultures and three opossums in St. Martin Parish.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, May 31

ELLIS, Lenell, 35, 1000 block of George Dupuis Rd., Breaux Bridge; theft of items valued at $300 or more, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
MCGEE, Brocky, 34, 1000 block of Patin Berard Rd., Breaux Bridge; violation of protective order (SMSO).
PERKINS, Avery, 38, Orange, Texas; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

Zoning variances ‘not needed’ in Breaux Bridge

PHOTO: District C Councilman Alvin Jones (center) presents a cash reward to five Breaux Bridge High School graduates from his district, a practice he says he plans to continue, using his own funds, as long as he remains in office. The recipients (from left) are Orel Ledet, Jr., Tayler Gary, Eyonna LeBlanc, Diondré Wilson, and Georgia Noel.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, May 21

BODIN, Jonathon, 31, Youngsville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
BRASSEAUX, Jordain, 28, 1000 block of Pat St., Arnaudville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
CASTILLE, Westley, 31, 100 block of Berard St., Arnaudville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

authorities SEEKING INFORMATION on BREAK-IN OF CATAHOULA fire DEPARTMENT

The Catahoula Volunteer Fire Department was broken into sometime between May 13, 2015 and May 15, 2015. A large amount of equipment amounting to several thousand dollars was stolen from the facility and information is being sought in connection with this break in.

NO WAKE ZONE BEING LIFTED

Last month, due to high water from excessive rainfall, St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier declared an emergency declaration for “No Wake” in the Stephensville and Belle River areas of lower St. Martin Parish.
Due to the current water level status, the No Wake Zone is being lifted.

More arrests expected in cypress theft

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Wednesday arrested a 55-year-old Catahoula man they say stole $50,000 worth of cypress lumber along with a utility trailer from a Catahoula residence two weeks ago.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, May 20

BONIN, Ryan, 30, 1300 block of Bayou Portage Rd., St. Martinville; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO).
ESCOYNE, Tyler, 19, 1000 block of Eva Ln., Breaux Bridge; simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling (SMSO).
GRAVIOUA, Dwayne, 55, 1000 block of Betty Dr., Arnaudville; manslaughter (SMSO).

St. Martinville summer athletic programs start

PHOTO: SUMMER COACHES (from left) Jerome Mitchell, Tiger Football Camp; Jude Fredrick, Tiger Soccer Camp; and New Day Basketball League coach Kelton Marshall appear at the St. Martinville City Council meeting to promote their athletic and enrichment activities for youngsters. (Karl Jeter)

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Sports

The St. Martinville Senior High Lady Tigers and coaches are hosting a softball camp for girls of all ages. The camp will take place June 8 through June 11, 9 a.m.

Lifestyle

The Bible warns us to take action before it becomes too late:
“Today when you hear [God’s] voice, don’t harden your hearts as Israel did when they rebelled” (Hebrews 3:15 NLT).

Obituaries

Cecilia – A Memorial Service was held on Monday, May 25, at Pellerin Funeral Home for Barbara Arline Owens, 80, who passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015.

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