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Candidates qualify for political office in Vermilion Parish

On Wednesday, several candidates signed up as qualifying for the Nov. 6 elections.
Qualifying will end Friday afternoon. Those interested in qualifying can do so Today until 4:30 p.m. in Vermilion Parish Clerk of Court Diane Meaux Broussard’s office. That office is located on the first floor of the Vermilion Parish Courthouse in downtown Abbeville.
Elections will include each of the eight district seats on the Vermilion Parish School Board.

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School Board already looking at $1 million shortfall 17 days into year

Only 17 days into the new budget year, and Vermilion Parish School Board members learned things are not too rosy when it comes down to finances.
Chief Financial Officer Eric Jonson presented a preliminary projected revenue and expenditures summary to the school board members at Monday’s committee meeting.
The board members learned from Johnson’s findings, that, if nothing is done, the projected budget is on pace to be at least $1 million short in the 2018-19 school year.

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Scott Bernard

Scott Bernard seeking election to Erath City Council

My name is Scott Bernard and I would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for the Erath City Council in the upcoming 2018 election.
I am the son of Telisa and Tim Lege of Erath and a proud graduate of Erath High School (2000). In 2004, I graduated from South Louisiana Community College earning a degree in Criminal Justice.

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Carl Toups

Carl Toups seeks Justice of the Peace seat in Ward One

Carl R. Toups, of Erath, is formally announcing his intentions to be a candidate for Justice of the Peace, Ward 1, in the upcoming election.
The election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
“It is with excitement and pride in my district that I announce my candidacy for Justice of the Peace for Ward 1. I have always been fascinated with the judicial system and the laws under our great state of Louisiana. I promise to serve with honesty, integrity and loyalty to the honor system.”

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Wayne Theriot

Wayne Theriot announces that he is seeking re-election for Mayor of Maurice

I, Wayne Theriot, would like to announce I am a candidate for reelection to the office of Mayor of the Village of Maurice.
I have been privileged to serve in this position for the last eight years and hope to be able to serve the citizens of Maurice for the next four years.
The last eight years has brought a lot of changes and challenges for us. A few of those are as follows:
1. A new generator for the water plant through a grant from Homeland Security



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