PARISH GOVERNMENT – Members of the St. Martin Parish Council posed for this group picture following the first meeting of their new term last week. Standing from left are Byron Fuselier, Dist. 1 (temporary presiding officer); Carla Jean Batiste, Dist. 2; LaTanghue “Tangie” Narcisse, Dist. 3; David M. Poirier, Dist. 4; Chris Tauzin, Dist. 5; Brook Champagne, Dist. 6; Vincent Alexander, Dist. 7; Dean LeBlanc, Dist 8 (chairman); and Daniel Richard Jr., Dist. 9 (vice chairman). Seated, Brooke Gillespie, deputy clerk of the council; Allen Durand Jr., parish attorney; Parish President Chester Cedars, and Laci Laperouse, clerk of the council.
(Henri C. BIenvenu)