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SMP property assessed value drops in 2017

Assessor Todd Dugas delivered the property assessment report to the St. Martin Parish Council during a public hearing on Oct. 3. (Karl Jeter)

Assessor Todd Dugas reports that total property values in St. Martin Parish went down slightly this fiscal year for the first time in years.

SM waiting since 2012 for DOTD’s Main Street fix

corner planters are being constructed at the corner of La.31/ Main Street and La. 96/ Bridge Street. They are intended to protect the corner post by forcing vehicles to take a wider path around the turn.(Karl Jeter)

Five years ago the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development approved a promising solution to the constant problem of cars and trucks hitting columns at the Bridge/Main Street intersection. It is finally being done now.

$14.5M project planned for SM Hospital

Plans for a major expansion of the St. Martin Hospital in Breaux Bridge advanced one step closer to reality last week when the St. Martin Parish Council approved a request by the hospital board to hold an election seeking approval of a $14.5 million bond issue in March.

Flood-damaged SM museum to open Saturday

OPENING SATURDAY — After being closed for repairs since the flooding of August 2016, St. Martinville’s Cultural Heritage Center will open its doors this Saturday.
(Sally Angelle)

More than a year after the August 2016 flood damaged both the Acadian Memorial and the Cultural Heritage Museum on South Market Street, restoration work is now complete.

TCA hosting officials from Congrés Mondial

The monthly meeting of the La Table Française de Pont Breaux will be held on Monday, Oct. 9, 5 p.m., at the Teche Center for the Arts (TCA) in downtown Breaux Bridge and will include several visiting dignitaries from the Congrés Mondial Acadien, who are in Acadiana for the Festival Acadiens et Creoles Oct. 12-15.


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St. Martinville, LA 70582
Phone: 337-394-6232
Fax: 337-394-7511

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