Narcotics agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Friday morning executed two search warrants at two different houses simultaneously on Governor Mouton Street in St. Martinville. Deputies recovered approximately $20,000 in cash, crack cocaine, marijuana, unspecified pills and synthetic cannabinoids.
St. Martinville will host the National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 7. The theme this year is “O Lord, Hear Our Prayer.”
According to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHSC), pickup truck drivers and their passengers are among the least likely American motorists to regularly wear their safety belts.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, Jan. 15

BOXIE, Querria, 24, Carencro; theft over $1,500 (BBPD).
CHAMP, Damien, 21, Rayne; illegal use of a weapon (SMSO).
COLBERT, Joaquima, 28, Franklin; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO).


Andrew Karcz

UPDATE: Andrew Karcz was apprehended this afternoon by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Andrew Karcz, 49, on suspicion of 2nd degree Battery, false Imprisonment and violation of a protective order.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Jan. 14

BERGERON, Coty, 23, 3100 block of Grand Point Hwy., Breaux Bridge; possession, manufacture & distribution of Schedule II & IV narcotics, failure to appear (BBPD).
COLLETTE, Maci, 25, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
DARDAR, Casey, 28, 1000 block of Bill Clause Dr., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).


The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest regarding an ongoing investigation.
If anyone knows the identity of the female in the attached photographs, they are asked to contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-3071.

'In God We Trust' to hang in City Hall

A plaque with the words “In God We Trust” will be placed on the wall of the council chambers at City Hall in a public ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m.

School Board looks at buying new buses

Newly elected school board president Mark Hebert has appointed a special committee to look into the pros and cons of purchasing or leasing as many as 35 new buses to rejuvenate the school system’s aging fleet.

Audit reveals theft at St. Martin school

Although the formal audit of the St. Martin School Board’s finances during the 2013-14 fiscal year resulted in a “clean” or “unmodified” opinion from the firm of Kolder, Champagne, Slaven & Co., LLC, the audit did reveal an area of “material noncompliance” regarding the misappropriation of funds at Breaux Bridge High School.



For anyone considering racing in Tour de la Rivière Rouge or 410 de Louisiane, one of the most daunting features – apart from the distances, 275 miles for Rivière Rouge and of course 410 miles for


I have two Dollar Store hummingbird feeders outside my window and for many years I have seen, at most, two of the little birds at one feeder.

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