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The Town of Henderson may engage the services of an outside municipal debt collection company to settle outstanding fines, fees and utility bills.
Karl D. Jeterkarl.jeter@techetoday.com

FOR SALE? Some St. Martinville officials have proposed the sale of the historic Duchamp Opera House in the city’s downtown historic district. The building, which dates back to the 1830s, was donated to the city by the Reuben-Willie-Zerben Bienvenu family in 1998 and underwent extensive renovations. But the cost of keeping the facility open, with little or no income-producing activites generated, is being called into question.(Sally Angelle)

The city has begun looking for ideas to eliminate the ongoing expense of owning the 1830-vintage Duchamp Opera House. At the September 18 city council meeting, Dist.1 councilman Mike Fuselier said the time has come to rethink the city’s involvement with the historic building.

Nov. 6 St. Martinville City Council meeting cancelled

The St. Martinville City Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, has been cancelled, Çity Hall announced this morning.
The reason cited was not enough items for the agenda.
The regular schedule of meetings will resume Monday, Nov. 20, in City Hall at 6 p.m.

Trick or Treat moved to Wednesday in St. Martin Parish

Trick or Treat is
TONIGHT!
(Wednesday) 6-8 p.m.
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office announced the change Tuesday morning because of safety concerns with bad weather forecast for Thursday evening.

SM school district earns ‘B’ performance score

State officials last week released the District Performance Scores (DPS) and School Performance Scores (SPS) for Louisiana’s public school systems. State Superintendent John White said the results showed remarkable gains across the state. St. Martin School Superintendent Dr.

3 more West Nile chickens in upper St. Martin

Cool weather is here but that doesn’t mean the danger of catching West Nile from mosquito bites is over.
Jessie J. Boudreaux Jr. of Cajun Mosquito Control, the St. Martin Parish contractor for mosquito abatement, reported Friday that three sentinel chickens in Upper St. Martin Parish were found to have the virus.

DEPUTIES TAKING BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ON SATURDAY, OCT. 26

On Saturday October 26th, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00
p.m. the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement
Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years
to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous

St. Martin Parish Daily Arrest Report

Alexander, Washington
32
900 block of Landry St
Breaux Bridge, LA
SIMPLE BATTERY
17P-BREAUX BRIDGE PD

Batiste, Everette
22
1000 block of Orchard Park Dr
Breaux Bridge, LA
PROBATION VIOLATION
50-ST MARTIN SHERIFF

THIRD SUSPECT ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH BURGARY OFF OF SAWMILL HWY

Tyrus Arceneaux

On October 24, 2013, the third suspect, Tyrus Arceneaux, who was wanted in the burglaries off of Sawmill Hwy. in Breaux Bridge, was arrested in Lafayette with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force. Mr.

'Henderson exit' might actually be in Henderson soon

The “Henderson”exit becoming part of Henderson is one step closer to reality, according to Mayor Sherbin Collette. Glenn Soileau, plaintiff’s attorney in the suit to block the annexation, announced a deal had been reached some weeks ago. Collette says the deal is awaiting Soileau’s final approval and signatures.

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The 2016 high school football season has reached the halfway mark and the District 5-4A campaign begins Friday for the league’s five teams.

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