Conviction in federal court here this week for auto insurance fraud yielded five years in prison and $193,074.86 in restitution for a Breaux Bridge man. Oliver Lockett, 44, and two New Iberia men were convicted of staging automobile accidents to collect insurance payments.
The Abbeville Progress reported the sorry news a century ago, on Dec. 19, 1914. Authorities in the Vatican had made public an effort by Pope Benedict I to bring about a Christmas truce to at least interrupt the fighting during World War I.

Ramsey Alexander

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Ramsey Willis Alexander, 29, Breaux Bridge for the following: Failure to Appear in Court for Theft of $1500 or more

Ramsey Alexander

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TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class.

Female paddlers will get some extra love from Tour du Teche starting with next year’s race.

Obituaries

Funeral services are pending for Viola Thibodeaux, 94, who passed away on Monday, December 08, 2014, at J. Michael Morrow Memorial Nursing Home.

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