Suit on hold – Fraternal Order of Police legal representative Rebecca Borel discussed pending legal action against the city on behalf of several officers who say they were unfairly maligned by Shedrick Berard, who allegedly accused them during the June 5 council meeting of lying on an accident report. (Karl Jeter)

Coping with change – The St. Martin Parish Council committee meeting, held at the Catahoula Multi-Purpose Center tlast week, devoted much time to clarifying misunderstandings resulting from the trash collection changes now underway. Pelican Waste Removal will replace Waste Management on July 1 under the five-year contract awarded last month.(Karl Jeter)

NEARLY DONE – Completion of the Village of Parks’ new $975,000 city hall building is expected by mid-July. It is located at the cormer of Periou and Melancon Streets, adjacent to Cecile Rousseau Poche Memorial Park. (Karl Jeter)

UNLOADING BINS — A worker unloads a pallet of recycle bins to be distributed to rural households across St. Martin Parish. Pelican Waste & Debris will begin collecting garbage and recycle items in unincorporated ares on July 1 under a new contract with Parish Government.(Mary L. Terry)

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