new mayor — As 16th Judicial District Court Judge Curtis Segur (back to camera) administers the oath of office to newly-elected St. Martinville Mayor Melinda “Mel” Mitchell, her proud father Dennis Narcisse (right) holds the Bible and husband Lawrence looks on. Mitchell is the first elected female mayor in the city’s 200 year history. A crowd of more than 200 braved the 95 degree heat to witness the ceremony on the Courthouse lawn on Saturday, June 29.(Karl Jeter)

New mayor’s first meeting draws crowd

Monday’s city council meeting was the first for newly installed Mayor Melinda Mitchell and it was standing room only at city hall. A light agenda and Mitchell’s easy-going nature made for a smooth christening of the new administration. At the mayor’s request, the council approved a change of firms to conduct ...

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