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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) ...


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