Alex Hilliard

Kaplan Police investigated allegations of improper contact between a Kaplan High School teacher and a student. Alex Hilliard, 26, of 414 Old Settlement Road, Lafayette, was arrested and charged with three counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. He was the band director at the school. No bond has been set.

Each year, Dozier Elementary’s technology committee applies for grants locally and nationally. This past fall, Dozier submitted a proposal for technology resources to be used by the students to the Erath 4th of July Association. Recently, Erath 4th of July Association President Robert B. Vincent and board members were on hand to present the grant money awarded for the submitted proposal. In the past five years, the group has donated a total of $10,700 toward Dozier Elementary’s “Eye on Tech” campaign. Pictured at the 2013-14 grant presentation are Dozier Elementary Principal Karla Toups, board member Stephanie Broussard, board president Robert B. Vincent, and board members Peggy and John Earl LeBlanc.

ERATH - When new school leaders Karla Toups and Natalie Hebert began their journey at Dozier Elementary in 2009, they sat with (part time) tech specialist Stacy Bodin to discuss the role technology would play in upcoming years.

Jonathan Granger, a Delcambre native, completed the Boston Marathon this past Monday.

Two local runners completed the Boston Marathon on Monday and finished with impressive times. Delcambre native Jonathan Granger, who now lives in New Iberia, finished the 26.2-mile race in a time of three hours, 22 minutes, and 39 seconds (3:22:39). Out of 36,000 runners, 43-year-old Granger finished a respectable 7,137.

Alex Hilliard

Each year, Dozier Elementary’s technology committee applies for grants locally and nationally. This past fall, Dozier submitted a proposal for technology resources to be used by the students to the Erath 4th of July Association. Recently, Erath 4th of July Association President Robert B. Vincent and board members were on hand to present the grant money awarded for the submitted proposal. In the past five years, the group has donated a total of $10,700 toward Dozier Elementary’s “Eye on Tech” campaign. Pictured at the 2013-14 grant presentation are Dozier Elementary Principal Karla Toups, board member Stephanie Broussard, board president Robert B. Vincent, and board members Peggy and John Earl LeBlanc.

Jonathan Granger, a Delcambre native, completed the Boston Marathon this past Monday.

Vermilion Sheriff's Office, Abbeville police team up to search for gun involved in killing

Abbeville detective Leland Laseter pulls up the magnet from the water.

Members of the Abbeville Police Department and the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office spent Friday afternoon searching for a weapon that was used in the shooting death of Paul Plowden last week.

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Mrs. Dawn Menard Stelly

Dawn Menard of Forked Island, Louisiana, and Jamie Stelly of Forked Island were united in matrimony at the V.F.F. Hall in Kaplan, Louisiana, on April 12, 2014.

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