St. Martinville — The Parish Council on Tuesday, Feb. 19, gave a green light for President Guy Cormier to hire Shaw Environmental, Inc., to plan some $6.5 million in federally funded projects.
The Louisiana legislature is in session for Gov. Bobby Jindal's ethics reform special session. Here’s how the St. Martin delegation voted on issues directly impacting citizens.
Rep. Fred Mills Jr., St. Martinville, voted for:
St. Martinville — The city will issue short-term bonds to raise $3 million for an extensive street renewal program.
The City Council Monday gave bonding attorney Lonnie Bewley the go-ahead to put the bid package together.
St. Martinville — The City Council Monday rescinded a call for bids on the contract trash pickup service after determining that it would likely be cheaper to extend the current contract with Allied Waste Services.
Breaux Bridge — The City Council authorized Mayor Jack Dale Delhomme to proceed with plans to do a major overhaul of city streets.
The council authorized Delhomme to take the necessary steps to float bonds against the city’s revenue.
The following arrests and/or citations were reported in St. Martin Parish from Monday, Feb. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 17.
Monday, Feb. 11
Clint LeBlanc, 43, 1000 block of Oleus Champagne Rd., St. Martinville; three counts of failure to appear (SMSO).
As softball season got cranked up last week Cecilia’s Lady Bulldogs opened the first week of play with a 1-1 record.
The Lady ’Dogs blew by Acadiana on Wednesday but suffered a 2-0 shutout at the hands of Beau Chene on Thursday.