The cohort graduation rate at St. Martinville Sr. High School jumped from 63.5 percent in 2011 to 85.5 percent last year, marking the largest growth of any high school in Louisiana.
The cohort graduation rate is calculated by considering the number of students who start the 9th grade together and go on to graduate four years later.
Upon the recommendation of the project architect, Glenn Angelle, the St. Martin Parish Library Board voted unanimously, at last night's meeting (11-4-13), to award the building contract, for the new public library in Breaux Bridge, to Cangelosi Ward LLC, a well respected contractor in the Baton Rouge area.
This is to inform you that the Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab has confirmed one West Nile virus positive Sentinel Chicken in Upper St. Martin Parish on 11-01-2013. The sample was collected on 10-28-2013. Location is in Cecilia. We are now following the CDC Expanded Transmission Protocol measures for West Nile virus in this area.
Come on out to Henderson and pass a good time at the Atchafalaya Basin Festival NEXT Saturday in the Henry Guidry Memorial Park. Kicking it off is the Fish Courtbouillion and Gumbo Cookoff at 7 a.m. followed by the Car, Jeep, Truck and Motorcycle show from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Live entertainment includes: •11 a.m. – Al Berard Family Band. •1 p.m.