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This .2-mile stretch of the Henderson Levee Hwy/LA352 just south of Henderson has been restricted to one-lane travel by the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) since July 2017 after a portion of the southbound lane collapsed. A temporary traffic signal was installed by DOTD to control the flow of traffic but no steps have been taken to repair the levee or the collapsed section of roadway over the past three years.(Sally Angelle)


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Sean Errol Faulk

A private family gathering will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020, to celebrate the life of Sean Errol Faulk, 39, who passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, July 27, 2020, at his residence in San Antonio, Texas.
A native of Cecilia, La. and longtime resident of Houston, Texas, Sean recently moved to San Antonio where he was a Founding Teacher and Kinder Literacy Teacher at the Promesa Academy Charter School. Sean graduated high school from the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in 1999 then went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts from LSU in 2005.

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Arthur Champ III

St. Martinville – A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at Pellerin Funeral Home for Arthur Champ, III, 56, who passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Lafayette General Medical Center.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in St. Martinville from 7 a.m. until time of service on Saturday.
A rosary will be prayed at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Rev. Abelardo Gabriel SVD will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial.
Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery in St. Martinville.

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Evelyn Landry LaLande Martin

Breaux Bridge – A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at St. Bernard Catholic Church for Evelyn Landry LaLande Martin, 90, who passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Lafayette General Hospital from complications associated with the Covid-19 virus.
The service will include burial rites for her son, Steven L. LaLande, who passed away on June 2, 2020.

Emily M. Johnson

Parks – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, Aug. 1, at St. Louis Chapel for Emily Marie Johnson, 73, who passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020.
Interment followed at Queen of Peace Cemetery in St. Martinville.
She is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline M. Johnson; son, Milton A. Johnson; brothers, Howard, Charles and Paul Morris; sister, Mrs. Joseph (Rita) Brown; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge was in charge of arrangements.


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