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National Weather Service tracking Tropical Depression 17 in Gulf

The National Weather Service has declared the system over the west central Gulf as Tropical Depression 17 this morning.
An aircraft will investigate this system early this afternoon. While there is a chance of this depression becoming a tropical storm (next name: Olga), it would likely only remain a tropical storm for just a few hours. It is forecasted to merge with a cold front and move into south central Louisiana by this evening. No tropical storms warnings are expected across our area.

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Unforeseen expenses: Vermilion Parish School System ends fiscal year $2.4 million over budget

The Vermilion Parish School Board ended the 2018-2019 fiscal year $2.4 million over budget because of unforeseen problems that occurred in the school year.
The school board’s budget year runs from July to July each year. Eric Johnson, the school system’s chief financial officer, updated the school board on how the year ended financially.
The total budget for the school system in 2018 to 2019 is right at $98 million.

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Vermilion Catholic Homecoming Court

Members of the Vermilion Catholic Homecoming Court are Kelli Frith, Whitney Bourque, Emily Gisclaire, Camille LeBlanc, Aneliese Hebert, Julia Mollere, Queen Rosa-Claire Hagle, Julie Hargrave, and Allie Trahan. Vermilion Catholic will play host to Highland Baptist during tonight’s annual Homecoming Game. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The Homecoming Parade will take place at 3 p.m. Friday in Abbeville.

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North Vermilion Homecoming Court

Photo by Beverly Vincent
Members of the 2010 North Vermilion Homecoming Court - Top: Kennedy Trahan, Alaina Dartez, Mallory Lastrapes, Anna LeBlanc, Gabrielle Lavergne Middle: Claire Martin, Lindsey Broussard, Kenedi LaPointe, Brooke Greenfield; Front: Saylor Chanthavongsy, Zoe Schexnider, Katelyn Blanchard, Holly Meaux. The Patriots will take on the Rayne Wolves on Friday, October 18 at 7 p.m. The court presentation will begin at 6:15 and queen will be crowned at halftime.

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