Thursday, Oct. 16
Steward Chautin, 23, 1000 block of Sam Champagne Rd., Breaux Bridge; theft of goods, possession of Schedule II narcotics, misrepresentation during booking. Breaux Bridge Police Department (BBPD).
Trequel Clay, 17, 1000 block of Donald Dugas Dr., St. Martinville; - simple possession of marijuana (SMSO).
CHARTER OFFICERS of the newly organized Les Amis de Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site (LALESHS) include (front row from left) Debbie Miller, secretary; Tommy Guidry, treasurer; Cheri Armentor, vice president; and Elaine Guidroz, president. Back row, Suzanne Laviolette, Christy Disher, group adviser; Esther Perkins, and Reinaldo Barnes, site manager.
A recently formed group will work to enhance and support the Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site here.
South Louisiana Community College's Evangeline Campus, 600 St. Martin Luther King Dr., is holding an open house and family literacy night 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20.
On hand will be career advisors and information about programs and courses offered at the campus.
There will be free food and refreshments.
With the duck season just five weeks off, a Lafayette attorney is questioning policies of the St. Martin School Board regarding hunting rights on two of its 16th Section properties.
Enrollment in St. Martin Parish public schools increased slightly this year, reversing a trend of decreasing enrollment noted in the previous three years.
Parish school systems are required to submit their enrollment to the state’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education as of October 1 each year.
Paddlers, their coureurs de bois, and traveling cheering squads are coming to the Teche Country this weekend from Texas, Kansas, Florida, Illinois, California, Wisconsin and Maryland as well as all over Louisiana.
What is drawing them here is the chance to race down the bayou for cash prizes, trophies and adventure.
On Sunday, Sept. 21, at approximately 5 p.m., Breaux Bridge police responded to a complaint of a hit and run at 1932 Rees St., the Walmart parking lot.
The suspect crashed into a parked vehicle on the parking lot of Walmart and left the scene.
The attached pictures are of the suspect and his vehicle.