Bayou Teche Brewing is releasing the latest in a line of very limited edition and innovative beers, the “5 year Anniversary Persimmon Sour.” The family-owned is celebrating its fifth year in business.

The father-daughter crew of Steven and Bethany Wright enter the portage around the Keystone Lock and Dam below St. Martinville in Tour du Teche III. The annual canoe and kayak race is one of several recreational activities now centered on Bayou Teche.

Bayou Teche here and the Huron River in Michigan have become the 17th and 18th waterways added to the National Water Trails System.
The death Jan. 17 of Alice Geoffroy Bernard at the age of 98 closes a chapter in a remarkable story of children who found new lives in south Louisiana. She was the last of Louisiana’s orphan train riders.

The father-daughter crew of Steven and Bethany Wright enter the portage around the Keystone Lock and Dam below St. Martinville in Tour du Teche III. The annual canoe and kayak race is one of several recreational activities now centered on Bayou Teche.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Nov. 12

Joshua Arceneaux, 29, 600 block of Parkway Dr., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
Quintin Boutte, 30, New Iberia; operating a vehicle while under suspension (SMSO).
Harold Broussard, 55, address not given, St. Martinville; contempt of court (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Nov. 10, and Tuesday, Nov. 11

Monday, Nov. 10
Mckenzie Amest, 25, 700 block of Martin St., Breaux Bridge; probation violation, Louisiana Probation & Parole (LP&P).
Memphis Matthews, 26, 500 block of Courville St., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff (SMSO).

Ticketing fight favors Henderson

A rather elaborate attempt to contest a traffic ticket failed to result in a dismissal of charges for Mark Anthony Thomas in the 16th Judicial District Court.

Phil Turnipseed named to elite water science board

D. Phil Turnipseed

D. Phil Turnipseed, former director of the USGS National Wetlands Research Center here, has been elected to the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE) Board of Trustees.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Nov. 9

Wednesday, Nov. 5
Harris Alexander, 49, 400 block of Skipper St., Breaux Bridge; hit and run, careless operation, OWI, failure to appear (BBPD).
Casey Dardar, 28, 1000 block of Bill Clause Dr., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
Dana Johnson, 46, Youngsville; contempt of court (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Nov. 3, and Tuesday, Nov. 4

Monday, Nov. 3
Travis Angelle, 41, 1000 block of Bernard St., Breaux Bridge; OWI, reckless operation, no drivers license in possession, vehicular negligent injury, Louisiana State Police (LSP).
Roddy Boudreaux, 52, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish Man Wanted On Outstanding Warrant

Travis Stephen Hardy, 43, last known addresses of 1100 block of Melvin Dupuis Road, Breaux Bridge, and/or the 1000 Block of Regis Legrange Road, Arnaudville, is wanted for failure to appear in court to answer a charge of simple burglary.

St. Martin Parish election results

The race for mayor in Breaux Bridge goes into a runoff in December. According to the Louisiana Secretary of State, Ricky Calais was the vote leader Tuesday with nearly 46 percent of the vote Tuesday. Jill Hebert narrowly squeezed out George Williams for the runoff slot. She polled 27.43 percent to Williams' 26.63.

Suspect in deaths of Breaux Bridge school children identified

Jeremy J. Abraham on Facebook

The Louisiana State Police Troop I have identified the motorists suspected of running down three juveniles, killing two and critically injuring the third, as 32 year old Jeremy J. Abraham of Breaux Bridge.

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Poche Bridge

Tour du Teche, Inc., begins its sixth season of races with some significant changes including a new race in May, more opportunities for youths, and an exciting new finish line for the Ecrevisse (Cr

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, January 16, 2015, at St.

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