Tamara Taylor Fuselier, 34, Lafayette; outside agency warrant – extradition required, Lafayette Sheriff’s Office (LPSO). Jerome Hamilton, 45, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO). Xavier Hunt, 22, Baton Rouge; outside agency warrant – extradition required, Louisiana State Police (LSP).

Nursing Specialties Home Health’s award winning team, (from left) Seth Leblanc, Amy Mayer, Janseen Leblanc, Stacey Mollet, Harold Mollet and Reed Prince, along with unidentified young gumbo fans, show off their People’s Choice award.

St. Martin Hospital held its fourth annual gumbo cook-off Saturday, Oct. 11, raising donations for United Way of Acadiana’s charitable efforts in St. Martin Parish.
The following are summaries of the proposals prepared by the nonpartisan Public Affairs Research Council. For a more thorough discussion, go to the PAR website at www.parlouisiana.org. 1. Medical trust fund and healthcare provider base rate...

Nursing Specialties Home Health’s award winning team, (from left) Seth Leblanc, Amy Mayer, Janseen Leblanc, Stacey Mollet, Harold Mollet and Reed Prince, along with unidentified young gumbo fans, show off their People’s Choice award.

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New Iberia man drowns near Catahoula boat landing

Shortly before 6:00 p.m. Saturday, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a possible drowning at the Catahoula Boat Landing. Upon deputies arrival, they were informed that Marques K. Bogan, 21, New Iberia was swimming with friends and failed to surface.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, July 31

Kieon Alexander, 17, 1000 block of George Dupuis Rd., Breaux Bridge; resisting an officer, unlawful disruption of the operation of a school, entry or remain in places after forbidden (SMSO).
Tiffany Castille, 30, 1200 block of True Friend Rd., St. Martinville; domestic abuse battery (SMSO).

Convicted child molester tries suicide, fails

Robbie Ray Frith

A 57-year-old man just convicted on multiple counts of aggravated incest stood up in court and sliced at his throat and wrists with a sharp object here Thursday afternoon. Sources say the wounds are not life-threatening.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, July 30

Wednesday, July 30
Rhonda Batiste, 25, 1000 block of Bill Clause Drive Ave., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
Joseph Bergeron, 23, Opelousas; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMPD).

Breaking: Defendant attempts suicide at St. Martin courthouse

With injured person aboad, an Acadian Ambulance unit prepares to leave the scene. (Henri C. Bienvenu)

Unofficial sources are saying a defendant in trial at the 16th Judicial District Courthouse here slit his own throat after being found guilty early this afternoon.
The person was taken away by ambulance.

Breaking: Defendant attempts suicide at St. Martin courthouse

With injured person aboad, an Acadian Ambulance unit prepares to leave the scene. (Henri C. Bienvenu)

Unofficial sources are saying a defendant in trial at the 16th Judicial District Courthouse here slit his own throat after being found guilty early this afternoon.
The person was taken away by ambulance.

Breaking: Defendant attempts suicide at St. Martin courthouse

With injured person aboad, an Acadian Ambulance unit prepares to leave the scene. (Henri C. Bienvenu)

Unofficial sources are saying a defendant in trial at the 16th Judicial District Courthouse here slit his own throat after being found guilty early this afternoon.
The person was taken away by ambulance.

Cecilia robbery suspect already in jail

A lone gunman identified as Jacob James Joseph stalks through the Dollar General store on Cecilia High School Highway in Cecilia in the surveillance photos and video taken on July 15.

On Monday, July 28, detectives with the St. Martin Sheriff’s office added armed robbery to the charges pending against a 23-year-old Cecilia man accused of robbing a store at gunpoint.
A lone gunman, captured on the store’s security cameras, stalked through the Dollar General on Cecilia Senior High School Highway back on July 15.

New hope for French immersion center

ST. LUKE’S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL in Arnaudville sits vacant awaiting a new tenant. The hospital district’s board is negotiating with an unnamed firm that would offer in-patient physical therapy. Other interests would like to make it a French immersion center attracting tourists and international visitors.

Now that Louisiana is officially the happiest state in the Union – proclaimed so by scholars at the University of British Columbia utilizing data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control (http://news.ubc.ca/2014/07/21/unhappy-cities/) – it stands to reason that tourists will be flock

St. Martin Parish arrests for Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27

Friday, July 25
Corey Boudreaux, 41, 1000 block of Moon St., Henderson; simple criminal damage to property $500 or over, failure to appear, warrant (LSP).
Ted Boudreaux, 32, 1000 block of Regan Rd., Breaux Bridge; possession of Schedule II narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

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Earl "Boo Boo" Darby Jr., 5, of Broussard, harvested his first squirrel hunting with his Gam Pair and Gammie (Arden "Noonie" and Rhonda Delahoussaye of Breaux Bridge).

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