The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is asking residents to prepare themselves for another round of severe weather.
Friday, Nov. 14 Bertha Alexander, 46, 1000 block of Hilda St., Breaux Bridge; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO). Kip Barras, 50, 1500 block of Old Spanish Trail Hwy., Broussard; domestic abuse battery (SMSO). Ted Boudreaux, 32, 1000 block of Regan Rd., Breaux Bridge; probation violation (SMSO).
Due to recent burglaries and thefts, the St. Martin Sheriff's Office urges residents to please remove all valuables and always lock the doors when you exit your vehicle.

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No garbage pickup on Thanksgiving day

Waste Management has announced that during Thanksgiving week, unincorporated St. Martin Parish, Broussard, Youngsville and Duson
will have Thursday collection routes performed on Friday and Friday collection routes performed on Saturday.

GOHSEP monitoring severe weather conditions

The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is asking residents to prepare themselves for another round of severe weather.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Friday, Nov. 14, through Sunday, Nov. 16

Friday, Nov. 14
Bertha Alexander, 46, 1000 block of Hilda St., Breaux Bridge; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO).
Kip Barras, 50, 1500 block of Old Spanish Trail Hwy., Broussard; domestic abuse battery (SMSO).
Ted Boudreaux, 32, 1000 block of Regan Rd., Breaux Bridge; probation violation (SMSO).

Dale Carnegie graduates with the Sheriff’s Office

St. Martin deputies completing a course in Effective Communications and Human Relations are (from left) Sgt. Eric Guerrettaz, Maj. Robley Picard, Detective Lt. Dina Theriot, Lt. Col. Reginald Clues, Detective Sgt. Karen Mouton-Jones, Detective Gabriel T. Gauthier – special investigator, and Lt. Jay Capterville.

Several deputies with St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office recently completed a 12-week Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Communication and Human Relations.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Nov. 12

Joshua Arceneaux, 29, 600 block of Parkway Dr., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
Quintin Boutte, 30, New Iberia; operating a vehicle while under suspension (SMSO).
Harold Broussard, 55, address not given, St. Martinville; contempt of court (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Nov. 10, and Tuesday, Nov. 11

Monday, Nov. 10
Mckenzie Amest, 25, 700 block of Martin St., Breaux Bridge; probation violation, Louisiana Probation & Parole (LP&P).
Memphis Matthews, 26, 500 block of Courville St., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff (SMSO).

Ticketing fight favors Henderson

A rather elaborate attempt to contest a traffic ticket failed to result in a dismissal of charges for Mark Anthony Thomas in the 16th Judicial District Court.

Phil Turnipseed named to elite water science board

D. Phil Turnipseed

D. Phil Turnipseed, former director of the USGS National Wetlands Research Center here, has been elected to the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE) Board of Trustees.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Nov. 9

Wednesday, Nov. 5
Harris Alexander, 49, 400 block of Skipper St., Breaux Bridge; hit and run, careless operation, OWI, failure to appear (BBPD).
Casey Dardar, 28, 1000 block of Bill Clause Dr., Breaux Bridge; contempt of court (SMSO).
Dana Johnson, 46, Youngsville; contempt of court (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, Nov. 3, and Tuesday, Nov. 4

Monday, Nov. 3
Travis Angelle, 41, 1000 block of Bernard St., Breaux Bridge; OWI, reckless operation, no drivers license in possession, vehicular negligent injury, Louisiana State Police (LSP).
Roddy Boudreaux, 52, Lafayette; failure to appear, warrant, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish Man Wanted On Outstanding Warrant

Travis Stephen Hardy, 43, last known addresses of 1100 block of Melvin Dupuis Road, Breaux Bridge, and/or the 1000 Block of Regis Legrange Road, Arnaudville, is wanted for failure to appear in court to answer a charge of simple burglary.

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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.

Lifestyle

I have been to the hospital, had a few things excised and I’m home again, a bit sore but still moving. Hopefully this will be my last surgery for many, many years.

Obituaries

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A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 24, 2014, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church. Beatrice “Mom Bea” was a native of Cypress Island. Mrs.

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