Organizers of the Giant Omelette Celebration are celebrating the event’s 30th year. Three involved with the group are celebrating their own milestones this year. Mickey Atchetee, Darrel Comb and Brenda Comeaux Trahan have risen to the rank of chevalier, the chefs who help prepare the 5,000 egg omelette.
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.

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

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Vermilion Region Branch of University Women partner with Herod Village for MLK event

Members of the Vermilion Region Branch of the National Association of University Women left to right: Esther Duffy, Raven Pillette, Theresa Holmes, Erinn Batsite, Bridget Winters, Deven Reynolds, Jackie Hebert. Not pictured are: Errin Landry, Ire’Ann Levine, Bertha Winters and Mary Bayshay.

The National Association of University Women (NAUW) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1910 in Washington, DC. NAUW begins 104 years of service in communities throughout the United States.

Vermilion Parish Police Jury elects new president

New president Ronald Menard on the right and vice president Ronald Darby on the left.

The Vermilion Parish Police Jury has a new president - Ronald Menard of Kaplan (District 10) . He was elected unanimously by the jury this week.

Mardi Gras mambo has begun

GUEYDAN - It’s that time of the year again for the good old fashion Mardi Gras Run! Folks will be chasing a few chickens and making big pots of gumbo.

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Sports

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.

Lifestyle

Tabatha Broussard and Joshua Trahan

Miss Tabatha Broussard of Maurice, and Mr. Joshua Trahan of Kaplan, are announcing their engagement and plans to marry.

Obituaries

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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