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DOTD trying new coating on Henderson’s Main St.

As part of the state’s program to improve roadway areas with high-accident rates, the curves on LA 352/Henderson Main Street have been coated with a new anti-skid material.
At the Jan. 14 town council meeting, Mayor Sherbin Collette said the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) claims the sprayed-on material is both effective and very durable.

SM’s first ‘town hall’ meeting set

Mayor Melinda Mitchell and District 1 Councilman Mike Fuselier are inviting District 1 residents to join them at the Magnolia Park Recreation Center at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 for the first in a series of “town hall” meetings scheduled for 2019.
The guest speaker will be Jennifer Stelly, executive director of the St. Martin Parish Economic Development Authority (SMEDA).

Henderson area merchants gathered at Crawfish Town last Wednesday to have questions answered about recent flooding problems caused by the I-10 widening project at the interchange with LA 347/ Grand Point Hwy.(Karl Jeter)

I-10 concerns draw crowd to HAMA meeting

With recent flooding at the I-10 exits affecting their businesses, a meeting of the Henderson Area Merchants Assn. at Crawfish Town restaurant last Wednesday attracted a larger crowd than expected. Along with business owners, Parish President Chester Cedars, Mayor Sherbin Collette and other officials attended.

Free recycle day Saturday

Time to gain yourself a little elbow room for the new year. This Saturday, Jan. 19, Project Front Yard, the St. Martin Parish Libraries and the Sheriff’s Office will hold the parish’s fourth annual free recycling day.
From 8 a.m. to noon, volunteers will be waiting at the Emergency Preparedness Office, 4870 LA 31/Main Hwy, the corner of the Cypress Island Extension and Main Hwy, near Parks.

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