Close attention — Breaux Bridge City Council members (from left) Ryan Breaux, Scotty Borel and Earnest “EJ” Ledet listen as City Engineer Chris Richard reviews the status of current and pending public works projects during the July 9 city council meeting. (Karl Jeter)

New digs – Village of Parks Mayor Kevin Kately shows the new town hall’s meeting room to council member Myra Yvonne Narcisse. Kately is hoping the new $950,000 facility will be ready for the council’s August meeting.(Karl Jeter)

BLAST FROM BARRY — SLEMCO crews worked to repair downed power lines along LA353/Cypress Island Hwy northwest of St. Martinville last Sunday as Hurricane/Tropical Storm Barry slogged its way through the Acadiana area. Winds gusting to 75 mph knocked over a large tree (at left) onto the power line. SLEMCO customers in the Cypress Island area were without power for almost 24 hours but damage from the storm was mostly limited to downed trees and minor flooding. See additional storm pictures on Page A-7.(Karl Jeter)

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