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.

COURTESY JEEP and Breaux Bridge Area Chamber of Commerce personalities rejoice at the prospect of a road trip this Saturday when the auto dealership sponsors “Wranglers & Wheels” as part of the 5th annual Jambalaya Cook-off.

The Breaux Bridge Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 5th annual Jambalaya Cook-Off this Saturday, Sept. 27, in conjunction with the “Wrangers & Wheels Jeep Ride” by presenting sponsor Courtesy Jeep. The main event will be held at Parc Hardy, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., a full day of food, live music, and family-oriented fun.
St. Martin Hospital announces the arrival of its most advanced imaging equipment for patients in St. Martin Parish with a new MRI mobile unit. The GE Echospeed Plus 1.5T provides high resolution, whole-body MRI scans.

COURTESY JEEP and Breaux Bridge Area Chamber of Commerce personalities rejoice at the prospect of a road trip this Saturday when the auto dealership sponsors “Wranglers & Wheels” as part of the 5th annual Jambalaya Cook-off.

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St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, July 24

Alfred Arceneaux, 36, Lafayette; contraband taking to/from penal institution, simple possession of marijuana (SMSO).
Joshua Barnes, 29, New Iberia; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
Daniel Carmouche, 23, s
1000 block of Bill Clause Dr., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, simple burglary (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Tuesday, July 22, and Wednesday, July 23

Tuesday, July 22
Sean Berard, 27, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
Thomas Clemens, 48, 3500 block of Main Hwy., Breaux Bridge; OWI, reckless operation, violation of protective order (BBPD).
Robbie Connor, 28, Houston; outside agency warrant – extradition required (LSP).
Wednesday, July 23

St. Martinville Council tables Willie Francis Drive

Willie Francis

The question of whether there should be a Willie Francis Drive in town was tabled by the City Council Monday, July 21, ostensibly in dispute over which street should get the honor.

Ag Building back in business in Breaux Bridge

A demolition crew tears down the wing of the St. Martin Parish Ag Building that contained the large conference area to make room for a new branch of the parish library three times larger than the one opened on the corner of North Main and Courthouse streets 58 years ago.  (Ken Grissom)

The new state-of-the-art library is still a work in progress but its next-door neighbor is back up and running.
The venerable old red-brick St. Martin Parish Agricultural Building had to sacrifice its meeting room to the new library’s expanded footprint, but in its place is a high-tech auditorium, which is now open for business.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, July 21

Kevin Brown, 33, Baton Rouge; hold for, St. Martin Sheriff's Office (SMSO).
Jeffery Edmond, 37, 1300 block of Zin Zin Rd., Breaux Bridge; domestic abuse battery (SMSO).
Henry Fontenette, 51, 500 block of Theater St., St Martinville; probation violation (SMSO).

DEBRIS FROM EXPLOSION CLAIMS LIFE OF ST. MARTINVILLE MAN

Shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday, July 20,, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 Call regarding an explosion and possible fatality that occurred during the burning of scrap material by some individuals in an area behind Southside Park in St. Martinville.

Message from the Superintendent

Dr. Lottie Beebe

"The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today."-
Elbert Hubbard

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, July 17

Natalie Batiste, 35, 1000 block of Anse Broussard Hwy., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
Troydelle Francis, 19, Rayne; simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Tuesday, July 15, and Wednesday, July 16

Tuesday, July 15
Joseph Auguillard, 29, 1100 block of Armond Joseph St., Breaux Bridge; rape, forcible (SMSO).
Alfred Gothe, 45, 700 block of Martin Luther King Dr., St. Martinville; domestic abuse battery (SMPD).
Jeremiah Jones, 26, 900 block of Begnaud St., Breaux Bridge; hold for (SMSO).

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In the 1920s Christian missionaries in North China were grieved over the spiritual condition of the churches. Members showed little or no spiritual sensitivity or concern.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 noon, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St.

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