THE ALBERT P. JOSEPH MEMORIAL Scholarship of $800 each was awarded by the True Friends of LaPoint on July 12 to (from left) Akani Aubrey, Amber Lee and Logan Kately, and (from right) Keithan Cormier and Tayler Gary. Scholarship presenter was True Friends President Eugene L. Cormier (third from right).
PHOTO: Richard Zuschlag (second from left) with the plaque presented to him at the recent Louisiana Ducks Unlimited state convention. Shown with Zuschlag are DU President Paul Bonderson (left) and (second from right to right) LADU State Chairman Jay Owen and Managing Director of Development Chad Manlove.
Wednesday, July 29 Alexander, James, 41, 700 block of Valsin St., Breaux Bridge; illegal possession of stolen things (SMSO). Batiste, Jimmy, 57, 200 block of Gov. Mouton St., St. Martinville; illegal possession of stolen things (SMSO). Campuzano-Cuellar, Hugo, 37, Morgan City; hold for U.S. Marshals Service (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, June 4

AUCOIN, Chase, 20, New Iberia; pornography involving juveniles (LSP).
JACKSON, Dominique, 30, 700 block of Parkway Dr., Breaux Bridge; no turn signals, operating vehicle while license is suspended, simple possession of marijuana (BBPD).
JOFFRION, Blake, 25, Slaughter; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

District 1 residents complain about flooding, renters

PHOTO: District 1 Councilman Carroll Delahoussaye (left) and Parish President Guy Cormier, hold an information-only meeting at Belle River. Delahoussaye, who is term-limited, has another six months left in office, during which he pledged to continue working actively for his constituents. (Linda Cooke)

Motorcyclist dies in crash

PHOTO: The motorcycle ridden by 42-year-old Allen Hypolite lies behind a pickup truck struck by Hypolite on Maurice Road near U.S. 90 Thursday. Hypolite died from his injuries. (St. Martin Sheriff’s Office)

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, June 3

BERARD, David, 52, 1000 block of Bayou Portage,
St. Martinville; child endangerment/domestic abuse (SMSO).
BOUDREAUX, Dalton, 33, 1100 block of Bayou Portage, St. Martinville; telephone communications/improper language/harassment (SMSO).

St. Martinville Man Wanted On Outstanding Warrant For Felony Theft

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Jeremiah Miller, 18, who last resided in the 100 block of Perkins St., St. Martinville. He is also known to frequent the Ville Platte, New Iberia, and Loreauville areas.
Miller is wanted on suspicion of felony theft.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Tuesday, June 2

AUGUILLARD, Gerald, 57, 1100 block of Auguillard Rd., Breaux Bridge; theft of items valued to $500 (BBPD).
BONIN, Harley, 24, 1000 block of Patin St., Breaux Bridge; probation violation (SMSO).
BONIN, Jessica, 43, 1100 block of Bayou Alexander Hwy., St. Martinville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

I-10 widening proposal explained

At a public meeting in the Henderson Recreation Building on May 28, DOTD representatives presented a proposal for improvements to I-10. The proposal involves the section of the interstate from LA 347 (the Henderson-Cecilia exit) to the Atchafalaya Floodway Bridge.

Close area in state park might be opened

PHOTO: The City of St. Martinville was selected as the District III statewide Cleanest City winner sponsored by the Louisiana Garden Club Federation. Glenda Kately, City Cleanest City chairman,(left) and Mayor Thomas Nelson, accepted the award from Jean Gilstrap, State Cleanest City chairman.

A new game in town!

About 75 men from two Acadiana Disc Golf Clubs invaded Magnolia Park Sunday morning to play a round of disc golf on the soon to be constructed course.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, June 1

CAMACHO, Justin, 35, 4500 block of Main Hwy., Breaux Bridge; violation of protective order, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
CARMOUCHE, Daniel, 24, 1000 block of Bill Clause Dr., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

Man killed in lower St. Martin motorcycle crash

A Morgan City man died Sunday afternoon a motorcycle crash on Four Mile Bayou Road.
Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office said Trenton L. Helflin, 25, ran off the road in a curve and hit a utility pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The call came in around 2 p.m.



The St. Martin Sheriff’s Office will be hosting three hunter education courses consisting of two days of training each.

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