Gueydan Museum Hats Off to Spring

GUEYDAN - Over 100 years of hats for all to see at the Gueydan Museum.
The Gueydan Museum’s exhibit, “Hats Off to Spring,” is a delightful and colorful experience showcasing over 100 hats, representing nearly 100 years and countless memories almost all of the hats are graciously on loan from the Gueydan community and their extended families, to celebrate the lives and history of the Gueydan community.
Hats Off to Spring includes hats from Gueydan area citizens such as:
• Rene’ Breaux, former Mayor and founding member of the Gueydan Museum.

Vermilion Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau

Puyau removes his name from list for Lafayette job

Two days before the process to find the interim superintendent in Lafayette Parish was set to begin, Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Jerome Puyau removed his name from the list for the job.
Last week, Puyau made it public that he applied for the interim superintendent position that will come open in May when the current superintendent retires.
When he applied for the one-year term position, he made it clear he only wanted the job for a year and had no intentions of reapplying for the permanent position.

Louisiana Survey shows widespread misperceptions about the state’s income, sales and gasoline tax rates

BATON ROUGE – Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication found many Louisianans incorrectly believe the state income tax rate has increased in recent years (even though it has not). Researchers also found Louisiana residents have misperceptions of the state’s sales and gasoline tax rates.

City Council waives cap on auxiliary unit for police department

As the Abbeville Police Department continues to deal with the effects of the shooting of one of its own, the Abbeville City Council met Friday morning to approve a plan to help the already short-handed department.
The Council voted unanimously during an emergency meeting to lift the cap on the amount of auxiliary officers that can be utilized by the department. That cap had previously been set at 12. Chief of Police Bill Spearman said the move by the Council will allow him to be able to use officers that are being sent by agencies from around the state.


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