The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

KAPLAN - While there were a lot of tears flowing after the Kaplan Pirates lost to Amite, 20-12, in the Class 3A semifinals, there were a few smiles to be found. In the center of the field after the game, head coach Stephen Lotief told his team how proud he was of their accomplishments.

Brady Thomas is on the UL coaching staff.

Vermilion Catholic High School announced Friday that it offered Brady Thomas the head football coaching job and he accepted. Thomas is a graduate assistant for the UL Ragin Cajuns and a former Cajun quarterback player (2008-2012).
Kaplan High School has been hectic the last three days but it is what KHS Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini called, “Crazy fun.” This week the school has been preparing to host a Class 3A semifinal game tonight. The 13-0 Pirates play host to the No. 7 Amite Warriors in the semifinal round.

The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

Brady Thomas is on the UL coaching staff.

Patouts to receive philanthropy award

Paul and Pat Patout have been selected to receive the 2015 Leaders in Philanthropy Award.

Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) will honor Paul Patout and Patrick “Pat” Patout at its fifth-annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon Nov. 3 at the Cajundome Convention Center.

Erath residents ask officials questions about electrical bill

Jason Connor (middle) talks with Slemco representative Francis Delhomme. Looking over the chart is Lottie Granger Delagarza.

ERATH — The Erath City Council meeting was jam packed with residents who have questions about their electricity bills.

Abbeville High’s Brown recognized by Kiwanis Club

Pictured (L-R) are Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry, Kam Antoine, Brown’s mother, Kavon Brown, Student of the Month, and Kiwanis President Mike Hardy.

As soon as he walked in the room, a guest at Tuesday’s Abbeville Kiwanis Club meeting, Abbeville High senior Kavon Brown shook the hand of everyone inside it.

Maurice looks to increase permit fees for culverts

The Maurice Board of Aldermen will discuss raising the permit fee for culverts.

MAURICE — As most people have noticed, prices have increased in almost every facet of day-to-day life.

Abbeville Rotary Club welcomes Koryn

Koryn Hawthorne speaks to the Abbeville Rotary Club.

Koryn Hawthorne’s journey on “The Voice” earlier this year captivated so many around the country.

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Kylie White of VC (left) guards a Notre Dame player tight during the tournament in Delcambre.

A freshman paced the Lady Eagles of VC in their 63-50 win over Delcambre in the Lynette Viator Memorial Tournament Friday in Delcambre.

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