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VIRUS CLOSES EUNICE HIGH

EUNICE — Eunice High School is closed for cleaning after five staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
Principal Mitchell Fontenot, in a letter to parents, stated the campus closed at the end of the day Monday “out of an abundance of caution to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all members of the community and the school.”
Instruction will be delivered remotely beginning Tuesday and in-person learning is scheduled to resume on Nov. 4, he stated.

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Vermilion Parish Drive-Thru Disaster Recovery Center will reopen for Hurricanes Delta, Laura Survivors

BATON ROUGE — A drive-thru Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will reopen in Vermilion parish on Oct. 22 to help Hurricane Delta and Laura survivors.
All current DRCs in Acadia, Cameron and Calcasieu parishes are open to serve both storm’s survivors. A feature of these centers is an easy and COVID-safe way for Louisianans to have documents scanned into their case file.

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It was not uncommon for former Governor Edwin Edwards, along with his wife, Trina, and their son Elli, to drop by and visit Robert Vincent at home in Erath.

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Robert Vincent takes a photo with current Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards and his wife, Donna.

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Robert Vincent talks with then Gov. Mike Foster.

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Robert Vincent was honored by then governor Kathleen Blanco and Vincent’s friend, attorney Warren Perrin.

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Robert Vincent takes a picture with former governor Bobby Jindal and his wife, Supriya.

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Robert Vincent takes a photo with former governor Buddy Roemer.

Robert’s love for politics

ERATH - While most nine and 10-year-old boys only cared about playing outside or playing video games, Robert Vincent developed a love for politics and the satisfaction of helping people through politics.
Vincent spent countless hours hanging around adults who enjoyed talking about politics. One adult who influenced his life was his grandfather from Morgan City. He stayed with grandfather, Robert LaBauve, during the summer months. LaBauve visited coffee shops in Morgan City, and Robert tagged along. Robert developed a passion for politics and political stories.

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Early voting is taking place at the Vermilion Parish Courthouse.

Early voting in Vermilion Parish is underway

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election will begin this morning and will run through Oct. 27.
Vermilion Parish residents can cast ballots in Registrar of Voters Tina Broussard’s office, located on the first floor of the Vermilion Parish Courthouse. It will be open each day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., excluding Sunday, Oct. 18 and Sunday, Oct. 25, when the office will be closed.
Social distancing cleaning and other COVID-19 measures will be in place.
There will now be six parking spaces in front of the courthouse that will be dedicated to early voting.

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