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Darby selected as King of Cattle Festival

Vermilion Parish Police Juror Ronald Darby has been named the King of the Louisiana Cattle Festival.
The festival is set for Oct. 10-14.
Darby has been married to his wife, Gaynell Darby, for more than 35 years. They are the proud parents of seven children, Farmick, Ferric, Christopher, Rodney, Rhonda, Roderick and Redena. The Darbys have 22 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The 2018 Erath High Homecoming Court.

Erath High's 2018 Homecoming Court

The 2018 Erath High Homecoming Court was announced at the annual Powder Puff festivities on September 12th. This year's court members are Jennah Detraz, Kiah Duplechain, Chloe Landry, Hannah Granger, Olivia Labit, Camryn Delcambre, Emma Lerette, Camryn Hebert, and Lilli Champagne. The queen will be named and crowned at the Homecoming Game Friday, September 28, 2018. The presentation of the court is September 28, 2018 at 6:15 p.m. and kick off time is 7 p.m.

Maurice officials approve funds for new police vehicle

MAURICE — Residents in the Village of Maurice will soon see a new police vehicle on patrol.
The Maurice Board of Aldermen approved the purchase of a new vehicle during its meeting on Sept. 19. Chief of Police Warren Rost said purchasing a new vehicle is necessary at this point.
“We are struggling with vehicles that need repairs,” Rost said. We had one of the vehicles with internal engine problems.”

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