It was a rough week for St. Martin Parish baseball teams in District 5-4A action as Breaux Bridge, Cecilia and St. Martinville went a combined 1-6 in league outings. Breaux Bridge notched the only victory of the week, topping parish rival St. Martinville 6-1 on Thursday, avenging an earlier 4-3 loss to The ’Ville.

Gary Paul Bienvenu Sr

Gary Paul Bienvenu, longtime chief of police for the village of Parks, died on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the age of 78. He had been retired from law enforcement for the past 21 years, having previously served the citizens of Parks for 28 years

Honorary Survivor of the Year Larry LeBlanc is at right in yellow shirt.

The 12-hour event began at 6 p.m. on Saturday and ended Sunday at 6 a.m. A survivors’ lap of about 30 people started at 6 p.m., some donning purple T-shirts and white sashes as a sign of their courage. VFW post 5153 and Boy Scout Troop 174 presented the colors in the opening ceremony.

Gary Paul Bienvenu Sr

Honorary Survivor of the Year Larry LeBlanc is at right in yellow shirt.

THE ST. MARTIN PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE REMINDS PARADE GOERS OF THE FOLLOWING RESTRICTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SUNDAY’S PARADE

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office will once again be assisting the St. Martinville Police Department on Sunday, March 2, 2014, for the New Comers Parade.

Dog fighting arena raided – again

Dogs are chained to trees within a walled-off compound at 1406 Breaux Bridge Senior High School Board in this shot taken by a St. Martin Sheriff’s Office deputy. All-told, 47 dogs were confiscated at the property during the Feb. 19 raid.

Acting on a tip, deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a sprawling rural compound last week and rescued 47 dogs destined for fighting pens or worse.

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It was a rough week for St. Martin Parish baseball teams in District 5-4A action as Breaux Bridge, Cecilia and St. Martinville went a combined 1-6 in league outings.

Lifestyle

In Christ God established a new covenant: “And in the same way [Jesus] took the cup after they had eaten, saying, ‘This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in My blood’” (Luke 22:

Obituaries

Breaux Bridge - Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Pellerin Funeral Home Chapel in Breaux Bridge, for John C.

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