Industrial waste water injection into an environment like the Atchafalaya Basin is a worrying prospect to many people and organizations that are concerned with the preservation of the Basin. For residents of Belle River who live along La. Hwy. 997, though, 35 to 50 tanker trucks per day are the most immediate threat, and it’s not clear that St.
ALBERT, Tessie, 31, Lafayette; theft $500-$999, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO). ANGERS, Brandy, 30, 1000 block of Bonin Rd., St. Martinville; theft of items valued to $500, forgery, monetary instrument abuse, St. Martinville Police Department (SMPD).
PHOTO: Paige Bourque (left) and Kandace Guilbeaux proudly display the first marriage license issued to a same-sex couple in St. Martin Parish. Their wedding is set for Tuesday, July 7. (Submitted)

St. Martin Parish for Monday, June 29

ALBERT, Tessie, 31, Lafayette; theft $500-$999, St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
ANGERS, Brandy, 30, 1000 block of Bonin Rd., St. Martinville; theft of items valued to $500, forgery, monetary instrument abuse, St. Martinville Police Department (SMPD).

Making history in st. Martin Parish

PHOTO: Paige Bourque (left) and Kandace Guilbeaux proudly display the first marriage license issued to a same-sex couple in St. Martin Parish. Their wedding is set for Tuesday, July 7. (Submitted)

St. Martin Parish arrests for Friday, June 22, through Sunday, June 28

Friday, June 26
BRASSEAUX, Annette, 49, 1100 block of Bayou Mercier Rd., Breaux Bridge; hold for (SMSO).
BRUNCO, Justin, 36, Lafayette; possession of Schedule II narcotics, distribution of drug paraphernalia (SMSO).
CALAIS, Chantel, 44, 1000 block of Holden Calais Rd., Cecilia; contempt of court (SMSO).

Local TV producer wins award

“Insight into Mental Health,” produced and hosted by St. Martinville’s Bob Bienvenu (left), won the Acadiana Open Channel Community Media’s Community Outreach Award at the Lafayette public access channel’s annual awards banquet June 18.

BBPD seeking shoplifting suspects

Breaux Bridge City Police Department is requesting your assistance in identifying the pictured individuals involved in shoplifting case.
This incident occurred at Walmart in Breaux Bridge on Monday, June 22.
Anyone with information is urged to call BBPD investigators at (337) 332-8397 or 332-2186.

UPDATE: Three dead in Breaux Bridge shooting

According to Maj. Ginny Higgins with the St. Martin Sheriff's Office3, one of the victims, Leola Blanchard, 62, made a 911 call at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday telling the operator a disturbance was in progress at her home on La Rue Angelle, just south of Breaux Bridge.

Three dead in domestic disturbance

St. Martin Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call on La Rue Angelle, just south of the Breaux Bridge city limits, shortly before 8 o'clock Tuesday evening. Upon their arrival, they discovered that three individuals had suffered fatal gunshot wounds.

INFORMATION SOUGHT ON WHEREABOUTS OF ARNAUDVILLE MAN

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the whereabouts of Gage M. Calais, 20, Arnaudville.
Calais is wanted on outstanding warrants for simple burglary and forgery.
He is believed to be driving a 2001 Silver Honda Civic.

Relay For Life is this Friday in Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge – Relay for Life will be held this Friday, June 26, 6 p.m. to midnight, at Parc Hardy. Everyone is invited to come out and join the festivities.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Friday, June 19, through Sunday, June 21

BOUDREAUX, Ted, 33, 1000 block of Regan Rd., Breaux Bridge; aggravated battery (SMSO)
BOWERS, Julie, 32, 1100 block of Gecko Rd., Breaux Bridge; domestic abuse battery (SMSO)
NELSON, Shane, 42, 1200 block of Bayou Portage Rd., St. Martinville; child endangerment/domestic abuse
(SMSO)

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Sports

Gus Angelle and son Evan, 4, caught a 2.5-pound white freshwater drum (goo) while fishing in Henderson Lake on Saturday, June 6.

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