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Scott Vallo to step down as Gueydan Alderman

GUEYDAN — Councilman Scott Vallo will resign as a Gueydan Council member on February 28.
During last Tuesday night’s council meeting Councilman Scott Vallo, thanked the Mayor and past Mayors and fellow council members as well as the past council members for working with them for the last two years and informed them that he will soon be stepping down.

Cajuns’ softball program sets new ticket sales record

LAFAYETTE – Season ticket sales for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball program have once again set new records in both total tickets sold and revenue generated.
For the third consecutive season a new record in quantity of tickets was reached as 1,014 were sold prior to the season-opening weekend, eclipsing the previous record of 1,006 reached in 2016. This is the second straight season of 1,000-plus tickets sold.

The rice industry is a big part of Louisiana and Vermilion Parish. It is a crop that makes millions for the state.

Government & Rice: Do they go together?

JENNINGS – The effects of the Trump administration’s policies pose a mixed bag of possibilities for American rice, a USA Rice official said at the recent (Feb. 7) annual joint meeting of the Louisiana Rice Council and Louisiana Rice Growers.
About 250 people attended the event. Gov. John Bel Edwards was scheduled to speak at the meeting, but he canceled to inspect tornado damage in southeast Louisiana.

Acadiana Fund to benefit Greater New Orleans tornado victims

LAFAYETTE — Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) has created the Greater New Orleans Tornado Relief Fund in response to the devastating tornados that struck several parishes in the Greater New Orleans area on Tuesday, February 7th.
Donations to the fund are tax-deductible and 100% of all contributions will be given to Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) who’s working closely with numerous nonprofit organizations providing immediate assistance to families who suffered catastrophic losses.

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