All Saints Day is this Saturday and St. Mary Magdalen Parish releases its cemetery schedule.  During this annual commemoration, cemeteries are blessed in order to remember those who have gone on before us in death.  This year the schedule for the blessing of cemeteries is as follows:

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.

The Giant Omelette Celebration turns 30 years old this year and because of that, the person who is in charge of landing the music entertainment for the Celebration got the green light to try and get good musical entertainment.
A quiet Kaplan City Council meeting turned into a heated discussion between Mayor Kirk Champagne and two event chairmen last Tuesday. The Louisiana Cajun Food Fest chairman, Alice Stelly, and the Boogie on the Boulevard chairman, Mike Kloesel approached the council table to turn in two checks to the mayor for their respective events.

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.


Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Looking out for Louisiana coastline

Rep. Champagne

BATON ROUGE – Representative Simone Champagne (R-Jeanerette) is seeking a constitutional amendment to ensure fines imposed under the federal Clean Water Act following the Deepwater Horizon oil spil

Vermilion Catholic growing with enrollment rising the last few years

Twenty-two VC seniors recently received scholarship offers from UL Lafayette. The students (in alphabetical order) are: Andre Bertrand, Drake Broussard, Claire David, Andrea Delhommer, Danielle Dubois, Linsdey Franz, Whitney Freeland, Katie Frith, Brennan Gallet, Emily Husband, Ellen Lanlinais, Danielle Laperouse, Shay LaPorte, Tyler Lege, Connor Menard, Emma Noel, Collin Primeaux, Trey Ryder, Nathaniel Silar, Ana Leah Tribaldos, Kaylee White, and James Williams.

Vermilion Catholic is not a new a school, so it is difficult to say it is up-and-coming.

Kaplan band teacher arrested

Alex Hilliard

Kaplan Police investigated allegations of improper contact between a Kaplan High School teacher and a student.



North Vermilion Captains: Grant Johnson (4), Terrence Lollis (7) and Seth Patin (2) before a game earlier this season. The Patriots host Notre Dame tonight at 7.

The North Vermilion Patriots put their two-game winning streak on the line when they host the Notre Dame Pioneers Friday at 7 p.m.


On their wedding day in 1964.


Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.


Merline T. Broussard, Ph.D., 78, passed away October 28, 2014, after a brief illness. Dr. Broussard is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, Earle J. Broussard and one son, Brian M.

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