MERMENTAU – Services for Randall Dale Gautreaux will be Thursday March 13, 2008 at 2 p.m. at St. John the Baptist with Father Don Pousson officiating. He died March 11, 2008 at his Mermentau residence. He was the son of Hubert and Myrtis Adams Gautreaux, born in Jennings.
WASHINGTON – The scene was all too reminiscent of one that took place in Louisiana last year: powerful politician, stony-faced wife and the confession of a fall from the lofty principles so long professed.
By Howell Dennis
By Howell Dennis
CROWLEY – Many Crowley residents have expressed some confusion about the new garbage pickup system that began last week.
Members of the Democratic Executive Committee for St. Martin Parish take the oath of office from Clerk of Court Allen Blanchard (right). The members are (from left) are Odell Trahan, Mary K. Jones, Melissa Castille, Mardy Guidry, Christy Hebert, Melba Braud and Dolores Bourda.
St. Martin Clerk of Court Allen Blanchard (right) administers the oath of office to Espinola Alexander and Mardy Guidry, members of the Democratic State Central Committee.
St. Martin Sheriff’s Office deputies (standing, from left) Sgt. Troy Dupuis, Sgt. Crystal Clues, Deputy Darryl Vernon, and (seated, from left) Lt. Kyra Cole, Maj. Ginny Higgins are the first five from SMSO to complete an intensive 40-hour course in crisis intervention.
Ames Castille, 80, of Breaux Bridge, proudly displays the ball with which he made his first hole-in-one, on Hole 7 at Les Vieux Chenes, in 53 years of playing golf. Witnesses were Ralph Young, Leon Monte, Harold Martin and Doug Rouley.
The Revs. Glenn Rae and Bob Woods stand in front of Hope Chapel Family Church, 1797 Declouet Highway, north of Breaux Bridge. The nondenominational church was dedicated with ceremony and a service March 9. The congregation is in the process of building an adjacent youth center.
Breaux Bridge — The Domingues Motors across from City Hall here has won another reprieve — this time at the behest of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, which wants the former auto dealership left standing while contractors do soil remediation under it.