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Kaplan welcomes new businesses

Within the last three months, lots of activity is going on in the city limits of Kaplan.
There has been a significant increase in building permits with people building new homes, adding on to their homes, building fences and sheds, lots of improvments on their property, along with new businesses opening up in town.
New permits issued to businesses were:
•Pythons Vape and Lounge - operated by Tanner Istre located 807 N. Cushing (next door to D. Simon Insurance).

Dean Delhoussaye (right) and Catina Hebert examine a baby gown that was recently sewn by Gaynell Breaux.

These are two finished gowns created from wedding dresses.

Gaynell Broussard was busy ripping apart a wedding dress.

True Compassion: Group of ladies team up to sew burial remembrances

It takes special people to want to volunteer their time to create something that touches and helps heal a  heart of a broken family.
There are 40 to 50 ladies from Acadiana, who have joined forces to create “Steps to Heaven.”
These ladies, ages 18 to 81, spend hours and hours transforming wedding dresses, prom dresses, and baptism dresses into  burial remembrances for families who have lost an infant through a miscarriage, still birth or infant death.

Scammers getting smarter with phone numbers

Your phone rings. If you have caller ID, you check the number and it says, “Town of Erath.” You answer it and on the other end is a nice man trying to sell you insurance for seniors. You think it is real because the phone number is coming from city hall. But then you learn it is a scam.
On Monday, an Erath resident received that phone call from Erath City Hall. The young man made a sells pitch about senior insurance. The caller ID said the call was coming from Erath City Hall.

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