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New Iberia Man Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

IBERIA PARISH – On Nov. 21, shortly before 10 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on the eastbound US 90 frontage road near LA 83.
The crash claimed the life of 38-year-old Scott Ward of New Iberia.
The initial investigation by State Police revealed that Ward was operating a 2014 Dodge truck eastbound on the frontage road. For unknown reasons, the Dodge ran off of the right side of the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire

Houston Astros’ pitcher Dallas Keuchel signs his jersey that was auctioned off for $5,000 at Sunday’s Dining on the Diamond” fundraiser.

Nathan Granger, Ross’s father, thanks everyone for attending the first-ever Dining on the Diamond event Sunday night.

Ross Granger

Houston Astros’ pitching coach Brent Strom talks to the crowd about his Major League experiences.

Coy Broussard (right) checks the price of an autographed picture of Brett Favre. The boy in the middle making his way to the table is Bo Lancon.

Grangers fulfilling son’s three wishes

LAFAYETTE - There is the saying, “Live your life like you are writing your eulogy and not your resumé.” Ross Granger of Erath was on this Earth for only 18 years and his eulogy outshines most of us.
Despite leaving this Earth a year ago, Granger’s eulogy also continues to be written.
The Erath High graduate lost his short battle with cancer after being diagnosed a month after graduating high school. His senior year at EHS, he signed a baseball scholarship at LSUE in Eunice.

Braylon Moore, 10, says he has learned much from both playing football and now selling popcorn.

Injury leads Braylon Moore from football field to business world

Like so many kids his age, 10-year-old Braylon Moore loves playing sports.
Moore especially loves playing football, something he has done for years in the local league in Vermilion Parish. Those years have helped the young Moore learn valuable lessons.
“Sports taught me how to believe in myself, have confidence, and set goals,” Moore said. “It has also taught me how to work with my teammates, listen to my coaches and to never give up.”

Members of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s 2017 Homecoming Court are, from left, maids Rachel “Eden” Abraham, Emily Husband and Mary McMahon; Queen Shalanda Plowden; and maids Christina Hernandez and Rebecca Hebert.
(Credit: Doug Dugas/University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

Abbeville’s Plowden honored as UL Lafayette Homecoming Queen; VC grad Emily Husband named Maid on Court

Shalanda Plowden, a senior double major in political science and history, will reign as queen of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s 2017 Homecoming.
Maids on the Homecoming Court are Rachel “Eden” Abraham of New Orleans; Christina Hernandez of Lafayette; Rebecca Hebert of Jennings, La.; Emily Husband of Abbeville, La.; and Mary McMahon of Houma.

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