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New French teacher Magali Forêt helps the students at LeBlanc Elementary.

LeBlanc Elementary’s French Immersion program off to good start

“Un, deux, trois! C’est bon pour moi,” says Madame Forêt as each student gets a drink of water.
The French Immersion class at LeBlanc Elementary in Vermilion Parish is starting its fifth week.
Most of these kindergarten students have gotten over the hump. They don’t cry for mom anymore and they know the routine. At nap time, every student opens a mat and gets under a blanket. The difference here is that their teacher gives instructions only in French.

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Abbeville man arrested for 4th DWI

According to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s website, Blaine Turner was booked into the parish jail for allegedly getting his fourth or more DWI ticket.
According to the website, Turner was stopped and arrested by the Abbeville Police Department on Saturday at 12:15 a.m.
He was charged with DWI Fourth or More, and his bond is $100,000.
He also had two separate charges by two different law enforcement agencies.
The Abbeville Police Department charged him with aggravated flight from an officer, and his bond is $11,500.

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Martial Broussard’s Motto is “A Bobcat now, a Bobcat then, a Bobcat FOREVER.”

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Martial Broussard and his wife Jeneal at a Hall of Fame Banquet where he served as Master of Ceremonies and Chairman of the Hall of Fame event.

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Martial Broussard during an Erath High baseball game where he donated his time.

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Martial Broussard as Jr. Class President at Erath High School in 1964.

Martial Broussard named Erath High’s 2019 Homecoming Grand Marshal

Erath High is proud to announce that Martial Broussard has been named the 2019 Erath High Homecoming Grand Marshal. Martial Broussard without a doubt, is one of the most dedicated supporters of the Erath community and has been the past 50+ years. He was born as the second child to David and Tessie Broussard, on January 18, 1947, He was welcomed by his older sister Gayle Broussard (Duck). Later, another sister Katherine came along on July 22, 1952.

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Erath man among three arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

BATON ROUGE – Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Office has arrested three men on child exploitation charges.
“Child pornography is a dreadful crimes that repeatedly victimizes children,” said General Landry. “So My office and I will continue to do all we can to find and arrest those who possess, distribute, and produce these horrific sexual abuse images and videos.”

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(Photo by Wendy Frederick Romero)
Guests and friends were able to sign a book before they paid their respects to Erath Hall of Fame Jockey Randy Romero.

Remembering Randy Romero: Huge crowd pays final respect to Hall of Fame jockey

ERATH — Nathan Granger rose slowly out of his chair three rows from the stage and made his way to the podium Tuesday at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Religious Center.
Once there, he braced himself and finally unfolded his hand-scribbled notes.
The emotions of the moment were hard to fight back for Granger and also for those in the huge crowd of mourners who had come to pay their final respects to hometown hero and horse racing Hall of Fame jockey Randy Romero.



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