Kaplan Chief of Police Boyd Adams

KAPLAN — Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams was recently appointed to the board of directors for the Law Enforcement Executive Management Institute (LEEMI), a branch of the governor’s office. “I received the call last week about the appointment from the governor,” saidAdams. “I was shocked and honored and accepted the appointment.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said let us all show we support our local farmers markets.

North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

LEROY — When it became clear that construction of the new North Vermilion Middle School would not be ready for the Aug. 11 start of school, what to do with the more than 1,000 students who would be affected became the top priority.

Kaplan Chief of Police Boyd Adams

North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

Vermilion 4-H students make proposal for extension office to be strengthened for hurricanes

Ty Zaunbrecher, of Gueydan, far right, tells the Vermilion Parish Police Jury about a video he and other 4-H Club members made to show how south Louisiana can adapt to disasters. Also shown with Zaunbrecher are 4-H Club members Anne Catherine LeBlanc of Abbeville, and his brother, Clay Zaunbrecher, who also worked on the project. Photo by Bruce Schultz

A group of 4-H Club members presented the Vermilion Parish Police Jury recently with a proposal for improvements at the local extension office to strengthen it against hurricanes and other major w

256th Infantry Brigade trains in Mississippi

Louisiana National Guardsman Senior Sniper Frankie Dubois of Kaplan, and spotter Spc. Justin Mills of Baton Rouge, both with 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment , headquartered in Abbeville, measure wind velocity, trajectory, and elevation in preparation of firing the M-110 sniper rifle during Annual Training, at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Miss. (National Guard photo by Sgt. Greg Stevens, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

CAMP SHELBY, Miss.

Abbeville Police Department upgrades cars

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy shows one of the department’s five Chevy Impalas purchased from the Baker Police Department.

Five for less than the price of one is not a deal that comes around often, especially when purchasing vehicles.

Jindal signs two pro-life bills into law

WEST MONROE – On Thursday, Governor Jindal signed two bills into law that will advance the dignity of human life and the safety and well being of women and children.

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Sports

Zack Campos was busy lifting weights in the Erath weight room. Campos is training to be the starting offensive center and defensive end this football season.

ERATH - There will be a few new faces on Erath High’s offensive line, but there will also be a familiar face.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin and Sydney Abshire are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelli Nicole Boudreaux to Colt Tanner North.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Hilda M. Delcambre, 74, will be held Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:30AM at Harvest Time Tabernacle in Abbeville with Pastor Robert Wells officiating.

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