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.

Pair jailed in BB drive-by shooting

On Monday, April 13, the Breaux Bridge Police Department arrested Queenlyn Marie Comeaux, 21, of Lafayette, and Quinntin Michael Senegal, 28, of St. Martinville, on suspicion of attempted second degree murder stemming from an alleged drive-by shooting in the 700 block of Hanks Street here on the evening of Sunday, April 12.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, April 15

BATES, Gabriel, 25, Branch; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
BOUDREAUX, Troy, 50, 1000 block of Poydras Place, Breaux Bridge; parole violation (SMSO).
PATIN, Danielle, 34, 1500 block of Nina Hwy, Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
VESPA, Michael, 62, Lake Charles; hold for (SMSO).

Original 'Cajuns' back on the bayou

PHOTO: Pulling a large load of trash out of Bayou Teche between Leonville and Arnaudville is Blake Couvillion (at tiller), Keisha Melancon, Todd Couvillion, Philip Bolotte from JP’s Bar, Lance Simsick, Chris Pritchett of Bayou Teche Outfitters, and Katie Mayeux. (Submitted)

St. Martin Parish arrests for Tuesday, April 14

CARMOUCHE, Iasiah, 21, Carencro; contempt of court (SMSO).
HEBERT, Travis, 38, Lake Arthur; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
JOUBERT, Damien, 28, Carencro; simple possession of marijuana, following too close, Louisiana State Police (LSP).
MOORE, Patrick, 22, Crowley; hold for U.S. Marshal Service (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, April 13

COLLETTE, Kyle, 31, 1100 block of Hebert Lane Hwy, Breaux Bridge; illegal possession of stolen things, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
COMEAUX, Queenlyn, 21, Lafayette; attempted 2nd degree murder/non-negligent manslaughter (SMSO).


Due to the excessive rainfall we are experiencing, St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier has issued an emergency declaration for “No
Wake” in the danger areas in the Stephensville and Belle River areas of Lower St. Martin Parish until further notice.

New use for an old school?

School Superintendent Dr. Lottie Beebe is expected to recommend the conversion of the old Breaux Bridge Elementary campus into a “College and Career Readiness Center” when the school board meets in special session today (Wednesday) at 5 p.m.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, April 8

DEMOUCHET, Clifford, 19, 1000 block of Oliste Castille Dr., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
HEBERT, Aaron, 20, New Iberia; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
JOSEPH, Ashley, 41, 900 block of Ledoux St., St Martinville; resisting a police officer with force or violence, disturbing the peace (SMPD).

ULL and One Acadiana to host legislative forum

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and One Acadiana are partnering to host a public Q&A forum with Acadiana Legislators focused on the past, present, and future of Louisiana and the nine-parish Acadiana region.

Constable Al Cormier honored at conference

Al Cormier (left), Ward 1 constable for St. Martin Parish, is recognized by Louisiana Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell at the annual Justices of the Peace and Constables Training Conference in Marksville last month.



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.


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).


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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