Robbie Ray Frith

A 57-year-old man just convicted on multiple counts of aggravated incest stood up in court and sliced at his throat and wrists with a sharp object here Thursday afternoon. Sources say the wounds are not life-threatening.
Wednesday, July 30 Rhonda Batiste, 25, 1000 block of Bill Clause Drive Ave., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO). Joseph Bergeron, 23, Opelousas; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMPD).

With injured person aboad, an Acadian Ambulance unit prepares to leave the scene. (Henri C. Bienvenu)

Unofficial sources are saying a defendant in trial at the 16th Judicial District Courthouse here slit his own throat after being found guilty early this afternoon. The person was taken away by ambulance.

Robbie Ray Frith

With injured person aboad, an Acadian Ambulance unit prepares to leave the scene. (Henri C. Bienvenu)

Sports

Jenna Conner in the State Calling Contest in Gueydan. There are no men’s and women’s divisions in the Louisiana State Duck and Goose Calling Contest.

The Gueydan Duck Festival is the proud host of the 45th annual Louisiana State Duck and Goose Calling Contest.
The contest will be held Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Gueydan Civic Center.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at Notre Dame Catholic Church in St.

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