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BUTTEE LAROSE, La (KLFY) - Residents in St. Martin Parish watched water levels closely this week in anticipation of the Atchafalaya River cresting. As we first reported, earlier in the month the Atchafalaya River was predicted to crest on March 18. Just a few days late, but we did see the river crest today.
After Hurricane Irma swept through St. Martin in the Caribbean in mid-September 2017, the Hotel La Plantation in Orient Bay has announced it will be having ... Because of the high demand from loyal guests wanting to come to St. Martin to show their support for the island, and specifically La Plantation, the ...

Esther Pittelko has greeted students with a smile, serving up hot lunches, opening milk cartons, wiping down tables and greeting her eager young friends over 185,000 times. Pittelko, who turns 90 this week, is not as interested in talking about herself as she is in serving the children at St. Martin's Lutheran ...
Trump's $17-million palm-tree-studded mansion in Saint Martin is available on Airbnb for $11,418 a night. (And if you're thinking of staying there on Christmas or New Year's Eve, the price almost doubles–to $21,600 a night). The estate, known as the Chateau des Palmiers, can fit up to 16 guests into its ...
The Academy of St Martin in the Fields chamber orchestra, with first violinist and music director Joshua Bell, performed Friday night at San Diego's Jacobs Music Center as part of the La Jolla Music Society's ongoing Orchestra Series. Over the years the series has featured only the best of the world's ...
Saint Martin's University baseball coach Ken Garland, who coached the Saints for 10 seasons and supervised the grounds crew, has died, the school wrote in a release. Garland, 60, who had been previously diagnosed with cancer was admitted to the intensive care unit at Swedish Hospital in Seattle early ...

MARTINVILLE — St. Martin Parish President Chester Cedars declared a State Of Emergency for St. Martin Parish on Monday. Cedars ... and Atchafalaya Rivers, along with the related bodies of water that have the potential to cause flooding and subsequent damage due to flooding in lower St. Martin Parish.
A state of emergency has been declared in St. Martin Parish because of the imminent threat of flooding. Parish President Chester Cedars issued the declaration Monday. Both the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers are expected to reach flood stage in the coming days. This could also affect related bodies of ...
While signs of recovery are starting to emerge across this dual-nation island, split between a French and Dutch side, St. Martin has a long way to go to restore its tourism industry. Visitors seeking sun, sand and solitude will find all 37 of the island's stunning beaches open, the roads clear of wreckage and ...
TORONTO — Six months after Irma, the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten / Saint-Martin has seen 12 hotels and inns reopen on the Dutch side and 10 hotels and inns reopen on the French side. The island's roads are free of debris, several restaurants and shops have reopened, and beaches have been ...
The Caribbean island of St. Maarten/St Martin is dusting itself off, and rebuilding after having suffered a direct hit from hurricane Irma in September of 2017. As spring arrives, the roads are free of debris, several restaurants and shops have reopened, and beaches have been cleaned and reopened.
The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office reports that a man wanted on violations of protective orders and stalking has been arrested. 52-year-old Andrew John Karcz, III, was arrested Monday afternoon in Winnebago County Illinois on charges of four counts of violation of a protective order and one count of ...
St. Martin's Press acquired North American rights to A Future of Faith: The Path of Change in Politics and Society by Pope Francis. St. Martin's chairman Sally Richardson and v-p and editorial director Joel Fotinos did the deal with Maria Vlachou at Humensis as part of a simultaneous global publication with ...
The hurricane ravaged Caribbean island of St Maarten/Saint Martin is gradually repairing infrastructure in an effort to encourage tourists to return. Rebuilding work is continuing after the island suffered a direct hit from hurricane Irma in September. Ten hotels and inns reopened this month on the French side ...
A photo collage shows debris-strewn streets on the Carribean island of St. Martin, top row, after the passage of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 7, 2017, and the same views on Feb. 27, 2018. (Martin Bureau / AFP/Getty Images; Lionel Chamoiseau / AFP/Getty Images) ...
TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Saturday February 10, 2018 – interCaribbean Airways yesterday began service between Sint Maarten and Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, more than a month earlier than planned. The service, which includes onward connections to Santo Domingo, in the Dominican ...
The Rev. Stephen Rust has joined his new congregation full-time at Saint Martin's Lutheran Church in Albemarle. Rust had his first interview with the church last August, went back for a second interview a month or two later and a month after that learned he was the church's top pick for the position.

St. Martin Parish public works crews are digging out canals, coulees and channels in some of the areas that flooded in 2016. "If you were to come here in 2016 there were people with water in their homes, cars underwater,” said St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier. Cormier said six excavating machines ...
"Losing most of our infrastructures was a heavy blow," said Valerie Damaseau, president of the St. Martin office of tourism, on the French side of the island shared with the Dutch. "But we sprang into actions right away ... . Most of our hotels are currently in their reconstruction phase. They have decided to ...
Saint Martin's converted from an 11-14 High School in 2014 and, in an ambition to become a top achieving secondary school, sought out highly successful and effective approaches to teaching and learning. Teachers visited schools across England and has developed a knowledge-rich curriculum, ...
In a big boost for St Martin, Sunsail and The Moorings, have reopened yacht operations on the island, four months after hurricanes struck the Caribbean, and just in time for the sold-out Heineken Regatta. The brands' new charter base location is at Marina Fort-Louis, which will house a diverse fleet of ...
The farmhouses have been transformed into comfortable chalets, and the barns have become high‑quality restaurants, some with Michelin stars – last season, St Martin was voted “Best Gastronomic Resort” at the World Snow Awards. Fans of fine dining, beautiful powder, endless pistes or ski touring will ...
The Caribbean island of St. Martin is on the road to recovery following the severe damage it sustained from last summer's Hurricane Irma (Hurricane Maria had a minor impact on St. Martin). As a result of the storm, the isle's two airports, Princess Juliana International Airport and Grand Case International ...
You may say it's the lineup of shows that's caught the eyes of theatergoers, but there's also a smart woman behind the curtain, running it all. "We've grown Broadway theatergoers by over a million theatergoers in the last ten years," Charlotte St. Martin said. Charlotte St. Martin is President of The Broadway ...
Students at St. Martin Middle School got to meet Pepper the humanoid robot Wednesday morning. ... Students in Saint Martin got a glimpse at the technology of the future. ... The high tech pal met with students at Saint Martin Middle School to show off it's interactive skills, and a few slick dance moves.
Ragbir, an immigrant rights activist from Trinidad and Tobago, has much in common with Lexius Saint Martin, originally from Haiti. Both men had years-old criminal convictions for non-violent crimes. Ragbir had been convicted of wire fraud in 2001. Saint Martin was convicted of drug trafficking in 2009.
2, agents detained Lexius Saint Martin, a 35-year-old Haitian who came to U.S. as a refugee in 1994, but have not explained to him or his family why they are arresting him now, or when he will be forced to leave the country, according to his attorney, Evan Fisher. The arrest was a blow to the family of Saint ...
Electricity and water restored, anchorages safe and passable, St. Martin's back in action after a brutal hurricane season. And with just about a month to go before the sold-out 38th Heineken Regatta March 2 to 4, The Moorings and Sunsail are reopening charter operations at a new location there — Marina ...
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says construction will begin Thursday on a $3.07 million project to construct a roundabout at the intersection of LA 31 and LA 92-1 in St. Martin Parish. The work is estimated to take place daily from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.
Angry dad Drew MacEaghainn, whose son is in primary three at St Martin's, told the Lennox Herald: “I attended a meeting in which(chief education officer) Laura Mason explained that they had been instructed by the SNP administration to draw up a proposal to close St Martins and move all the children to ...
Students at St. Martin Middle School had to evacuate Friday morning after a faulty heating and air conditioning unit sent smoke into the building and triggered fire alarms. "There was no fire," Superintendent Dr. Barry Amacker told WLOX News Now. Amacker said the motor on one of the air handlers locked ...
Lacey Police recovered a gun in a residence hall at Saint Martin's University early Thursday morning, according to Sgt. Jaime Newcomb. “Saint Martin's security (officers) found it when they were investigating a narcotics complaint, but because it is a policy violation for the university, they then got ahold of us ...
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- Sherry Lynn Emile -- one of seven co-conspirators in the kidnapping and beating of a St. Martin woman in 2015 -- was sentenced Tuesday to 23 years in state prison. The 30-year-old Emile, of Vancleave, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Robert Krebs to 30 years in prison ...
Sarah Wescott Williams PHILIPSBURG - Democratic Party (DP) leader Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams has completed her task as formateur for the incoming interim Council of Ministers. She delivered her final report on December 30, a dozen-plus days ahead of her January 12 deadline ...
One day several months ago, Dr. Aaron Coby, associate professor of biology and associate dean of the Saint Martin's University College of Arts and Sciences, sat down to make a list. Saint Martin's University was considering adding an environmental studies program, and since internships would be ...
A British man was airlifted to the Cayman Islands after he fell from a three-storey balcony on the Dutch island of Sint Maarten on December 27. Reports are that 32-year Kurt Russell had been helping a friend to move when the incident occurred. Initially, Russell received medical treatment but because of his ...
ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (KLFY)- From caring for your pipes in freezing temperatures to caring for your pets.. one animal shelter in St. Martin Parish held a demonstration last night to bring awareness to animals being kept out in the cold. If it's not okay for people to be outdoors during freezing temperatures, ...
Port St Maarten kicked off 2018 on a very high note Tuesday with more than 12,000 passengers arriving to St Maarten on three cruise ships. The first cruise vessels of the year in St Maarten were Disney Fantasy, Marella Discovery and Harmony of the Seas. Disney's visit marked the cruise line's return to St ...
Asked by the American Press to confirm whether Jack Sanders, CEO of Management Seven, the company that oversees St. Martin de Porres and 10 other facilities, had visited the care center in the last two years, Kennedy declined at that time to comment. Additionally, the report said that based on ...
Daily ferry service has resumed to the island of Anguilla, both from St Maarten and St Martin, tourism officials announced this week. The public ferry departs eight times per day between Anguilla's Blowing Point terminal and St Martin's Marigot terminal. The first ferry starts at 7:30 AM, with the last ferry of the ...
Royal Caribbean isn't the first cruise line to return to St. Maarten, which received a devastating blow from Hurricane Irma in September. Crystal Esprit has been running yacht cruises from the French side of the island, leaving from Marigot, St. Martin since November. Viking Sea came into the port on ...
Saint Martin, the Dutch and French paradise in the Caribbean, has welcomed its first cruise ships to the island since the devastation of Hurricane Irma. The Viking Sea entered St. Martin's port Dec. 4, followed the next day by the Mariella Discovery, according to Travel Weekly. Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of ...
The destination's Tourism Minister, Cornelius de Weever, addressed the media at the recent Caribbean Travel Marketplace conference in Puerto Rico, briefing reporters on the island's tourism recovery. “We are open for business,” de Weever said, detailing both recovery and rebuilding efforts. According to ...
Once again this year, the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy St. Martin Parish students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs' Honorary Membership Program. One scholarship in the amount of $500 ...
Chester Cedars, a longtime St. Martin Parish prosecutor and municipal attorney, is the new parish president. The St. Martin Parish Council held a special meeting tonight to appoint an interim parish president. The current parish president, Guy Cormier, will resign on March 2, 2018 to take a job with the State ...
“Losing most of our infrastructures was a heavy blow,” said Valerie Damaseau, president of the Saint-Martin Office de Tourisme, on the French side of the ... Kate Richardson, the director general of the St. Martin tourism office, said while many prospective visitors may have seen the terrible images of the ...
State Secretary Raymond Knops of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations is currently paying a visit to Sint Maarten. "My commitment is focused ...
Sister Xavier Pohl (77) the founder of St Martin's Children's Home in the Oribi area, died and was laid to rest last week in the grounds of the ...
Dutch St Martin PM Rejects 'Integrity Chamber', Resigns ... The conditions, which required that Sint Maarten's government set up monitoring ... "We took this decision because we want to start rebuilding (Dutch) Saint Martin, ...
State Secretary Raymond Knops of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations is demanding that outgoing Sint Maarten's departing Prime Minister ...


 

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