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Lance Broussard

Lance Broussard seeking to become Sheriff for new direction, future for Vermilion Parish

ln his 35 years with the Vermilion Parish Sheriffs Office, Capt. Lance Broussard worked as a corrections officer, patrol deputy, detective, K-9 officer, and DARE instructor. He was part of US Customs Blue Lightning, LA Sheriffs Association Task Force, Marine and Aircraft Smuggling, Drug Interdiction programs, a Rescue Diver, and worked from Texas to Mississippi fighting crime. He was a hands-on worker here in Vermilion Parish, and he will be a hands-on leader as your sheriff.

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Mike “MJ” Landry

Mike ‘MJ’ Landry running fo Vermilion Parish Police Jury in District 12

I, Mike “MJ” Landry, am seeking election to the Vermilion Parish Police Jury in District 12.
I have been a resident of Kaplan and District 12 for more than 30 years.
I attended Indian Bayou and Kaplan High School.
I have 12 years of law enforcement experience. I have 15 years of experience with Baroid.
I am married to Tony Istre Landry. We have six children.
My goal is to improve water drainage, roads, trash service and to make our parish better.
I would appreciate your vote on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Elliot Broussard of VPSO joins Economic Development Board

Vermilion Parish is ripe for investment and the board of Vermilion Economic Development Alliance is excited about the work they’re doing in all areas of the parish. To help provide vision and direction for the staff and programming is the organization’s 15-member board representing Vermilion Parish cities, towns, and government organizations as well as the Chamber of Commerce.

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Catholics in Acadiana are mourning the loss of Archbishop Emeritus Harry J. Flynn, former Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, who passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019. The late Archbishop Flynn, who was most recently Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis in Minnesota, served as Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette from 1989-1994. Bishop Flynn came to Lafayette from the Albany, New York diocese of which he was a native.

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Erath High Homecoming Court

Photo courtesy of Missy Rosa
The 10 Erath seniors who made the 2019 Homecoming Court are: (Back row at top) Leah Belanger, Whisper Reyes, Julia Toups, Jenna Dirk. (2nd row) Kennedi Alario, Izzy Esteb, Rilee Grace Stutes, Audrey Chevenert, (Bottom row) McKenzie Boudreaux and Nikki LeBlanc. Presentation of the Court will be at 6:15 PM at Robert J. Segura Stadium Friday evening. Erath’s 70th Homecoming Queen will be announced at the game.
The game against Morgan City starts at 7 p.m.



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