The St. Martin School Board last week removed nearly $1 million for athletics projects at Breaux Bridge and Cecilia high schools before approving approximately $6.5 million in other jobs funded by 2009 and 2013 bond issues.
Colby Angelle, 31, 1500 block of Grand Anse Hwy., Breaux Bridge; issuing worthless checks $300 or more (SMSO). Angel Caston, 27, 1200 block of Main St., New Iberia; possession of Schedule II narcotics (SMSO). Colby Dore, 26, 1000 block of Park Dr., St. Martinville; theft of items valued at $300 or more (SMSO).

Jim Bradshaw

Even though Spanish adventurers had sailed through the Gulf of Mexico from Florida to Mexico since the 1500s, the coastline of Louisiana was uncharted until the time of the American Revolution, when the British sneaked a survey ship west from Florida to look things over.

Jim Bradshaw

St. Martin School Board approves $6.5 million in projects

The St. Martin School Board last week removed nearly $1 million for athletics projects at Breaux Bridge and Cecilia high schools before approving approximately $6.5 million in other jobs funded by 2009 and 2013 bond issues.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, July 9

Colby Angelle, 31, 1500 block of Grand Anse Hwy., Breaux Bridge; issuing worthless checks $300 or more (SMSO).
Angel Caston, 27, 1200 block of Main St., New Iberia; possession of Schedule II narcotics (SMSO).
Colby Dore, 26, 1000 block of Park Dr., St. Martinville; theft of items valued at $300 or more (SMSO).

St. Martinville insurance agent honored by company

Ronnie Dressel

Allstate Insurance Company has recognized Allstate exclusive agency owner Ronnie Dressel of St. Martinville for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitability.
The Ronnie Dressel Agency is now one of the top Allstate agencies in the nation for auto and property insurance and financial services.

5 Disaster Scams to Avoid this Hurricane Season

When disaster strikes, fraud can increase in Louisiana. The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is underway and Attorney General Buddy Caldwell wants to make sure your home, family and personal identity remain safe in the event a storm threatens the state.

Cypress Island cypress goes ka-boom!

BIG BOOM – It got everybody’s attention along the 2000 stretch of Cypress Island Highway around 7 p.m. on Tuesday of last week (July 8).

DHH Reports 2014’s First Human Cases of West Nile Virus

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has reported the state's first human cases of West Nile virus of 2014. The three cases were recently confirmed in Livingston Parish and were all asymptomatic, meaning these individuals did not know they were infected, and only found out while donating blood or having blood work.

Man killed in Ledoux named

Man killed in Ledoux named

Authorities say nobody else shot in July 1 event

Swearing in

Ward 2 Justice of the Peace Joe Mason administers the oath of office to Mayor Thomas Nelson and the St. Martinville City Council. In addition to upholding the duties of their offices, the city fathers pledge to lead the city into a new era of expansion and prosperity. (Ken Grissom)

City fathers plan program of annexation

Craig Prosper

The City Council kicked off a new fiscal year July 1, and new four-year terms for its members and the mayor.
The message was one of renewal, expansion and hope for a city battered by decades of loss.

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Sports

Dr. Thomas “Tommy” Casanova, center, waves to Tiger fans as his jersey — No. 37 — is retired during ceremonies in Tiger Stadium. On the field with their dad are son Dominick, left, and daughter Lauren, wearing purple jersey.(Tiger Rag)

LSU’s cover boy is still living the good life – more or less.

Lifestyle

Jim Bradshaw

Even though Spanish adventurers had sailed through the Gulf of Mexico from Florida to Mexico since the 1500s, the coastline of Louisiana was uncharted until the time of the American Revolution, whe

Obituaries

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has reported the state's first human cases of West Nile virus of 2014.

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