Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert (left) and Superintendent Jerome Puyau present Gueydan’s Brandy Broussard with her award for Vermilion Parish Middle School Principal of the Year.

That Vermilion Parish is an ‘A’ school district, selecting names for Principal of the Year allowed plenty of options, even if it created tough choices. In the end, the selection committee landed on three worthy names.

Rotarian Mark Shirley (left) and Rotary Club President Chris Dardeau (right) present Adlar Stelly with the Farmer of the Year award.

Adlar Stelly is not averse to hard work. As a farmer it’s how Stelly, as he puts it, “survives.” For anyone who puts in a hard day, whether he or she is looking for it, a little recognition is a good feeling.

The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

KAPLAN - While there were a lot of tears flowing after the Kaplan Pirates lost to Amite, 20-12, in the Class 3A semifinals, there were a few smiles to be found. In the center of the field after the game, head coach Stephen Lotief told his team how proud he was of their accomplishments.

Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert (left) and Superintendent Jerome Puyau present Gueydan’s Brandy Broussard with her award for Vermilion Parish Middle School Principal of the Year.

Rotarian Mark Shirley (left) and Rotary Club President Chris Dardeau (right) present Adlar Stelly with the Farmer of the Year award.

The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

Fishing for Memories raises $25K changes date for ‘17

Holly, Carrick and Pierce Boffy with Tricia Ory from the Alzheimer’s Association. Board members from left to right are Bud Zaunbrecher, Carlton Campbell, Wayne LeBleu and Tim Creswell.

Proceeds from Fishing for Memories were donated to the Alzheimer’s Association Tuesday, September 27th at the Abbeville Harbor and Terminal Board meeting.

New police chief in Erath

After working under Chief Gerald Hebert for 9 1/2 years, Anna Baudoin LaPointe is the acting chief in Erath.

ERATH - It was a no brainer to appoint Erath assistant chief of police Anna Baudoin LaPointe as the interim chief of police of the town of Erath.

Weldon Granger named King of Cattle Festival

Weldon Granger

Weldon Granger has been named the King of the 68th Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival.
The event will take place in Abbeville from Oct. 13-16.

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Kylie White of VC (left) guards a Notre Dame player tight during the tournament in Delcambre.

A freshman paced the Lady Eagles of VC in their 63-50 win over Delcambre in the Lynette Viator Memorial Tournament Friday in Delcambre.

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