Two suspects were reportedly arrested off Cypress Island Highway shortly after the MidSouth Bank on W. Port in St. Martinville was robbed.
Meanwhile firefighters were battling a two-home blaze on St. Ann Street on the south end of St. Martinville, giving rise to suspicion that the two incidents might be related.
Hand-built the old-fashioned way from old-growth sinker cypress, a classic Cajun pirogue is being auctioned over the internet to raise funds for the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, watchdog for Louisiana’s great natural treasure.
The auction started Sunday, Jan. 25, and will run until 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1.
Bayou Teche here and the Huron River in Michigan have become the 17th and 18th waterways added to the National Water Trails System.
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, investigating suspicion of a convicted sex offender not reporting a change of address, arrested Johnny Durand, 65, ofd St. Martinville.
Durand was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on suspicion of failure to register/report change of address (La.R.S. 15:542.1.2).