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Erath High Homecoming Court

Erath High 2017 Homecoming Court—Erath High will play Berwick tonight in the annual Homecoming Game. Kick off is set for 7 p.m. The presentation of the court will take place at 6:15 p.m. The queen will be announced at the game that night. Senior members of the Erath High Homecoming Court are: (Back row): Gracie Langham, England Tallmore, Alexis Alario, Taylor Hebert, Morgan Alleman, (Front) Alaina Stephen, Caroline Poche', Kenzie Hargrave and Olivia Borel. Photo courtesy of Lynn Broussard. The Erath Homecoming Parade will be held today at 12:30.

Abbeville to reapply for state funds for projects

It has been an exercise in patience, but the Abbeville City Council remains focused on gaining state funds for flood protection and drainage projects in parts of the city.
The Council voted 5-0 during its regular meeting Tuesday evening to allow City Engineer Richard Primeaux to submit a request for funds through the Louisiana Capital Outlay program. The request is due by Nov. 1. The funds would cover projects in four areas of the city.

Edson L. Davis

Patricia Harrington Walsh

Tracy Moss Watson

Three to be honored at Erath Athletic Hall of Fame banquet

ERATH — The Erath Backers Club is proud to announce the selection of three individuals for induction into the Erath High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
Patricia Harrington Walsh, Tracy Moss Watson, and Edson L. Davis, Jr. will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 5, 2017.
The induction will take place at the Erath Community Building, located at 100 City Park Drive in Erath, beginning at 7:00 PM. The banquet is open to the public and free to attend.

Louisiana awarded $55.5 million to improve reading, writing skills of students

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana has been selected to receive a $55.5 million Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) grant to improve the reading and writing skills of struggling students, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Louisiana is one of 11 states selected to benefit from the federal grant, and the only state to receive it three consecutive times.

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