Nary Smith

The City Council put a stop to any further consideration of renaming a street to honor Willie Francis, a teenager sent to the electric chair in the 1940s not once but twice for the death of a local pharmacist.
Shortly before midnight on Monday, Aug. 18, deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call regarding a home invasion on Russo Milazzo Road outside St. Martinville. According to witnesses, three black male subjects kicked the door in and subsequently shot a male occupant inside the home.

Recreational and commercial activities on the artificially impounded waters of the lake include hunting, fishing, bird-watching and just sight-seeing – all negatively impacted by great stands of hydrilla that grow up from the bottom of the shallow lake and impede boat traffic. (Sally Angelle)

In an effort to control the growing problem of hydrilla in Henderson Lake, St. Martin Parish Government will lower the level of the lake.

Nary Smith

Recreational and commercial activities on the artificially impounded waters of the lake include hunting, fishing, bird-watching and just sight-seeing – all negatively impacted by great stands of hydrilla that grow up from the bottom of the shallow lake and impede boat traffic. (Sally Angelle)

Sports

Jeremiah Rojas and Landon Darden are neck-and-neck in the K1 Recreational race for age group Fledgling II, ages 8-10, in the third annual running of the Petite Tour du Teche in Breaux Bridge Saturday.

The third annual Petite Tour du Teche, a series of short races for paddlers ages 5 to 17, was held in Bayou Teche at Breaux Bridge’s Parc des Ponts Saturday, Aug. 2.

Lifestyle

Jim Bradshaw

There is a movement afoot to raise up to $50,000 for a statue to be placed on the LSU-Eunice campus in recognition of the life and music of Amédé Ardoin, the accordion player who is widely recogni

Obituaries

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Mrs. Patricia Ditch “Pat” Resweber, 78, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church. Rev.

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