Jeremy J. Abraham on Facebook

The Louisiana State Police Troop I have identified the motorists suspected of running down three juveniles, killing two and critically injuring the third, as 32 year old Jeremy J. Abraham of Breaux Bridge.
City officials are asking trick-or-treaters to stay away from the part of town where two school children were killed and a third seriously injured by a motorist Thursday morning. A candlelight vigil has been announced for 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Judge Carl Williams Park on West Bridge Street.

Jim Bradshaw

There have been many ambitious plans for the Vermilion River since Europeans first began to settle on its banks, but one of the most ambitious was proposed in 1918 by an organization known as the Atchafalaya‑Teche‑Vermilion Company of Lafayette. Its plan was to create a continuous navigable channel from Bayou Courtableau in St.

Jeremy J. Abraham on Facebook

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Two children confirmed dead, one in critical condition

An early morning accident killed two children and seriously injured another this morning. According to LSP spokesman Jared Sandifer, three children were walking to school on Martin Street when they were struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound.

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Suspect in deaths of Breaux Bridge school children identified

Jeremy J. Abraham on Facebook

The Louisiana State Police Troop I have identified the motorists suspected of running down three juveniles, killing two and critically injuring the third, as 32 year old Jeremy J. Abraham of Breaux Bridge.

Breaux Bridge neighborhood off-limits to trick-or-treaters

City officials are asking trick-or-treaters to stay away from the part of town where two school children were killed and a third seriously injured by a motorist Thursday morning.
A candlelight vigil has been announced for 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Judge Carl Williams Park on West Bridge Street.

St. Martin Parish bridges closed

Pontoon bridge on Herman Dupuis Road.

At least four bridges have been closed without notice in St. Martin Parish, including the much used pontoon bridge connecting the Butte la Rose community to the Henderson Levee.
Other bridges, all parish-maintained wooden-pier spans, are on Duchamp Road, Boone Lasseigne Road and Patin Street in Henderson.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Oct. 27, and Tuesday, Oct. 28

Monday, Oct. 27
Linton Batiste, 22, 1000 block of Hilda St., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
Deanthony Francios, 27, 300 block of Martin Luther King St., St Martinville; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martinville Police Department (SMPD).

ST. MARTINVILLE MAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANT

Rusty Jean-Lewis

Rusty Ronnie Jean-Lewis, 25, 300 Block of West Bridge St., St. Martinville, is wanted for failure to appear back in May to answer a charge of attempted simple burglary and simple criminal damage to property in the rage of $500-$50,000.

Carolyn Deal off ballot for district judge

Carolyn Deal

Anyone who voted early for Carolyn Deal for the District H seat on the 16 Judicial District Court has forfeited that vote, according to the of the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Elections Division.
Deal, a New Iberia lawyer, was ordered Friday, Oct. 24, to withdraw her candidacy by state District Judge Keith Comeaux.

St. Martin Parish travel budget drained

Craig Gregory

A contentious exchange in Tuesday night’s Parish Council meeting resulted from an agenda item introduced by District 9 Councilman Dean Doré on the subject of travel expenses.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, Oct. 23

Terrance Babin, 26, 400 block of Church St., St. Martinville; possession with intent to distribute marijuana, other drugs, transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses, possession of drug paraphernalia (SMSO).
Ronald Brasseaux, 66, 1000 block of Odelle St., Breaux Bridge; domestic abuse battery (SMSO).

St. Martinville Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

Terrance Babin

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, after receiving several complaints of drug activity in the St. Martinville area, Thursday evening arrested Terrance Babin 26, St. Martinville, in the 900 block of Gov. Mouton Street.
Babin was found to be in possession of suspected illegal narcotics with an approximate street value of $2,000.

BREAUX BRIDGE MAN ARRESTED FOR NON-COMPLIANCE

Carlos Harris

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation in reference to a non-compliant sex offender and through the course of the investigation, information was gathered which led to the arrest of Carlos Harris, 21, of Breaux Bridge.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Oct. 22

Steven Badeaux, 53, 1500 block of Lady Of The Lake Rd., Cade; flight from an officer, improper display of temporary license plate, switched motor vehicle identification, obstruction of justice, no driver’s license in possession, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office (IPSO).

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TDT Director Trey Snyder awards Denise D’Abundo of Baton Rouge $100 for her third-place finish in the solo double-blade class, racing against men. Under changes for 2015, she would have received $200 for third place, plus another $200 for being the first woman in that class.

Female paddlers will get some extra love from Tour du Teche starting with next year’s race.

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