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Gary Lee Sellers Jr.

Kaplan police arrests Sellers

The search is over for a Kaplan man who allegeldy killed someone in the McDonald’s parking lot in Kaplan last month.
On Sunday, the Kaplan Police Department has arrested Gary Lee Sellers Jr., wanted in connection with a fatal December shooting.
With the help of the US Marshals Service and the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office, Kaplan Police arrested Sellers Jr. Sunday afternoon, said Kaplan Police Chief Joshua Hardy.
No one was injure during the arrest.

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Vermilion Parish OEP is waiting on more information on the date the
COVID vaccine will be received.

Now, no date given to take vaccine at Comeaux Park

Well, there is now no date set for people in Vermilion Parish to receive their vaccine for COVID-19.
Last week the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) informed Vermilion Parish’s Emergency Preparedness Director Homer Stelly that the state planned to be in the parish to administer the vaccine, starting next week.
Since then, Stelly received a phone call from the Louisiana Department of Health erasing a scheduled date and is now saying tentatively set towards the end of the month.

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Vermilion Parish middle, high schools to remain hybrid until Feb. 1

Vermilion Parish middle schools and high schools had planned to welcome all students back on Jan. 19.
Plans have changed.
Those students will instead remain on a hybrid schedule until Monday, Feb. 1. Vermilion Parish Superintendent Tommy Byler said Wednesday afternoon that the current number of COVID-19 cases in the parish prompted the decision.
“Unfortunately, the number of cases and quaranitines in our schools have not yet begun to decline,” Byler said. “Because of this, we will remain Hybrid for middle and high school students until Feb. 1.”

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Donald “Don” Landry


LAFAYETTE — A new attorney is now on the job in the fifteenth judicial district.
Lafayette, Acadia, and Vermilion parishes swore in District Attorney Donald “Don” Landry Monday night. He started his first day in office this week before officially being sworn in.
Landry is familiar with the position. He worked for 34 years under former District Attorney Mike Harson before he lost reelection in 2014.



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