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Erath man among three arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

BATON ROUGE – Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Office has arrested three men on child exploitation charges.
“Child pornography is a dreadful crimes that repeatedly victimizes children,” said General Landry. “So My office and I will continue to do all we can to find and arrest those who possess, distribute, and produce these horrific sexual abuse images and videos.”

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(Photo by Wendy Frederick Romero)
Guests and friends were able to sign a book before they paid their respects to Erath Hall of Fame Jockey Randy Romero.

Remembering Randy Romero: Huge crowd pays final respect to Hall of Fame jockey

ERATH — Nathan Granger rose slowly out of his chair three rows from the stage and made his way to the podium Tuesday at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Religious Center.
Once there, he braced himself and finally unfolded his hand-scribbled notes.
The emotions of the moment were hard to fight back for Granger and also for those in the huge crowd of mourners who had come to pay their final respects to hometown hero and horse racing Hall of Fame jockey Randy Romero.

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Gulf Coast Bank supporter of Leaders in Philanthropy Luncheon

The 2019 Leaders In Philanthropy Awards luncheon will be held on Thursday, November 7 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette.
The Leaders In Philanthropy Awards recognizes an individual, couple or business/corporation who has made an impact in their community through philanthropy. Award recipients either reside or work in the parishes in which they are receiving the award.

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Charlotte Detraz

Charlotte Detraz seeks election to seat on Vermilion Parish School Board in District E

As a life-long resident of Vermilion Parish and parent of two children who both have attended Vermilion Parish Public Schools, I am passionate about public education in Vermilion Parish.
The Vermilion Parish Public School System must make available the best opportunities for our children, care about and support our committed teachers and staff, and, in doing so, create graduates prepared for university life or challenging careers.

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David Trahan

David Trahan running for Police Jury in District 12

David Trahan is seeking election to the Vermilion Parish Police Jury in District 12.
Trahan is the father of three children, Leah, Jade and Stacey, and a Grandfather of four, Collin, Kagen, Kohen and Avery.
He is a graduate of Kaplan High School and Crowley Vo-Tech with a Welding and Inspection Degree.
He was a Fireman and First Responder for 35 years and was a Maltrait Memorial School Board Member for four years.

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