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.

Brady Thomas is on the UL coaching staff.

Vermilion Catholic High School announced Friday that it offered Brady Thomas the head football coaching job and he accepted. Thomas is a graduate assistant for the UL Ragin Cajuns and a former Cajun quarterback player (2008-2012).

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.

Brady Thomas is on the UL coaching staff.

Delcambre’s new mayor

For 35 years, Pam Blakely has been styling hair at her own shop, “Pam’s Hair Hut” in Delcambre. The day after she won for mayor, she was busy cutting hair.

DELCAMBRE - Thanks to a filthy ditch in Delcambre, Pam Blakely, a life long resident of Delcambre, is the new mayor of Delcambre.

Abbeville police searching for three individuals

Kenton Crooms

The Abbeville Police Department is searching for three individuals in connection with the homicide of Eric Stansbury of Texas. Stansbury was found murdered inside his vehicle on Oak Street.

Abbeville sales tax increases after flood

While most of Vermilion Parish continues to see a down turn in sales tax collection for the last few months, the city of Abbeville actually had an increase in collections in August.

Puyau’s future still not decided

The Vermilion School Board could not get a majority of the votes to renew or not to renew Superintendent Jerome Puyau’s contract, so by state law, the school board has to offer Puyau a new contrac

New Erath Police Chief sworn in

Anna LaPointe (right) is officially sworn in as Erath Chief of Police by Vermilion Parish Clerk of Court Diane Meaux Broussard.

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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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