According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, a 4-wheeler accident claimed the life of two people, and a juvenile being hospitalized just after 1 a.m. this morning..

Emile Trahan of VC and Erath’s Ross Granger and Zach Broussard (7) go up for the ball. Trahan came down with the catch.

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles hung on to beat the Erath Bobcats 35-30 Friday in a shoot out. The way the first half looked, it looked like the Eagles had the game in control and were en route to blow out Erath, leading 21-7.

Joseph James

Joseph James is behind bars after he picked the wrong person to allegedly try to rape.

Emile Trahan of VC and Erath’s Ross Granger and Zach Broussard (7) go up for the ball. Trahan came down with the catch.

Joseph James


J.H. Williams takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

J.H. Williams Middle School administrators (seated L-R) Ryan Abshire, Lysonia Robertson, Principal Dana Primeaux and Kimberly Etie accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon. Doing the honors of pouring are staff members (L-R) Rodney LaSalle, Bruce Bass, Dean Dronet and Chuck Guardia.

Money continues to pour in to the ALS Association thanks to the group’s Ice Bucket Challenge.

2014 Duck Festival Queen

2014 Gueydan Duck Festival Queen
Macy LeBlanc

GUEYDAN - Dark hair beauty, Macy Michelle LeBlanc was crowned the 2014 Duck Festival Queen Saturday afternoon at the Duck Festival Building among family, friends and spectators.

Family, friends of homicide victims meet with officials in Abbeville

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy (left), Lt. David Hardy (middle) and Abbeville Councilman Wayne Landry take part in discussion
during Wednesday’s meeting.

Abbeville City Councilman Wayne Landry organized a town hall meeting weeks ago to discuss the open homicide cases in both Abbeville and Vermilion Parish, not knowing exactly what would come of it.

North Vermilion head football coach worries about moisture in the air

North Vermilion head coach Richard Prejean talks at the Rotary meeting in Abbeville on Wednesday.

Vermilion Parish football fields have been getting soaked because of afternoon showers. One parish football head coach is beginning to get nervous because of the moisture.

Answering ALS Challenge

Dropping water on EHS Principal Marc Turner are students Ross Granger and Karl Howell.

The past week, social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, You Tube and others were overtaken by ALS Ice Bucket challenges to raise money for the organization.

Maurice man arrested on multiple charges

Casy G. Broussard

MAURICE — Officers with the Village of Maurice Police Department arrested a local man last Saturday in connection to a hit-and-run after a friend allegedly turned him in.



Gueydan quarterbck Cade Sonnier (9) hands the ball off to Malik Criner (21) in Friday night’s game versus Sacred Heart.

The Sacred Heart Trojans flexed their offensive muscles in the game versus the smaller Gueydan Bears Friday night at Gueydan High School.


Kendrik Shamar Stelly
A son, Kendrik Shamar Stelly, was born Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wayne Stelly Jr.


ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Ronald “Big Daddy” Oubre Sr., 68, will be held Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 2:00PM at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Abbeville with FR.

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