The Soileau native Keith Frank is pictured here with his usual Cowboy hat and accordion. He has been performing Zydeco music since the late 1980s after performing with his dad Preston Frank. He is now working on recording new music and continues to perform worldwide. (Photo courtesy of Keith Frank)

Kyle Spears of Mamou is pictured here standing in front of his red and white 802 air tractor that he uses as part of his business called Tri-Air Farms. Spears runs four other air tractors as well as a Bell 206 helicopter while planting, fertilizing, and applying fungicide from the sky. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)


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