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From left to right are United Way Women United Board First Vice President Hilda Edwards and Man with Heart Award Winner Darwan Lazard. (Photo courtesy of Hilda Edwards)

Lazard named Man with Heart

At a Men Who Wait on Women Who Wine event recently held in Opelousas, Evangeline Parish Superintendant of Schools and Pastor of Ninth Baptist Church in Ville Platte received the Man with Heart Awar

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Election Clerk Cathy McDaniel (left) uses a new laptop computer from the state Secretary of State’s office as Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court Randy Deshotel (right) was the first to qualify for re-election on the October 12 ballot. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Qualifying begins for candidates on Oct. ballot

Qualifying for the October 12 primary election began Tuesday morning at the Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court’s office and other such offices throughout the state and runs until 4:30 p.m.


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