The Richard Guidry Cajun and Creole Language Fund, a Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA), is accepting grant proposals that foster or extend the growth of the French language in public discourse, the arts or education.
GUEYDAN -The Gueydan Duck Festival will hold its annual Wine and Cheese Social Saturday night, August 2 at the Gueydan Civic Center to honor dignitaries, sponsors and supporters.

UL basketball player Kasey Sheppard and many of his teammates were celebrity waiters.

Those involved with this year’s 21st annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner said it had the chance to be the biggest ever. They were right.

UL basketball player Kasey Sheppard and many of his teammates were celebrity waiters.

Person of interest sought in Kaplan burglary

According to Chief of Police Boyd Adams, no arrests have been made in the armed robbery of Econo Mart, but they do have a person of interest.

Youngsville teen dies of HINI flu

A Youngsville family is mourning the loss of their 14-year-old son who died of complications from the flu. The teen passed away two weekends ago while visiting his mother out of state.

Going strong at 82

Vermilion Parish Clerk of Court Diane Meaux Broussard has in her office 27 full-time employees, a group that makes up what many would say is a well-oiled machine.

KAPLAN POLICE REPORT

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

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The Gulf Coast Bank 29ers won two games during the American Legion state tournament in New Orleans.

All but one team that took part in the American Legion state tournament was going to come up short of the goal of winning a championship.
Such is the case for postseason play.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Hills, Jr., 67, is scheduled to be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church – 310 S. Lamar Street – Abbeville, LA.

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