Organizers of the Giant Omelette Celebration are celebrating the event’s 30th year. Three involved with the group are celebrating their own milestones this year. Mickey Atchetee, Darrel Comb and Brenda Comeaux Trahan have risen to the rank of chevalier, the chefs who help prepare the 5,000 egg omelette.
All Saints Day is this Saturday and St. Mary Magdalen Parish releases its cemetery schedule.  During this annual commemoration, cemeteries are blessed in order to remember those who have gone on before us in death.  This year the schedule for the blessing of cemeteries is as follows:

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.

The Giant Omelette Celebration turns 30 years old this year and because of that, the person who is in charge of landing the music entertainment for the Celebration got the green light to try and get good musical entertainment.

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.


Food cans collected for Christian Service Center in Abbeville

The Christian Service Center’s (L-R) Anthony Borden, Kenneth Brent Moore and Deborah Sanders unpack food recently donated by Vermilion Catholic and members of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church.

After seeing shelves mostly bare, workers at the St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center received a recent boost.

Organizers thank public for successful Cattle Festival

Families gathering along the parade route were part of what made this weekend’s Cattle Festival a success.

The 66th Louisiana Cattle Festival has come and gone, leaving behind what organizers call a memorable weekend.
The three-day event wrapped up Sunday in Abbeville.

Dancing with the Stars featuring Erath High School alumni

Brooke Bernard and Matt Hebert

Dancing with the Stars was a benefit fund raiser for the 2015 Erath High School Project Graduation. It was held Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at the VN Hall in Abbeville.

Abbeville General has plan for Ebola

Abbeville General

Abbeville General has a plan in place when it comes to handling hazards, like the Ebola virus.

Greater Pleasant Green Laymen Organization volunteer to completely repair Abbeville home

Henry Dixon (left) and Lester Levine Sr. were busy Thursday ripping up the old floor when they discovered the wood underneath was rotten. They put a new piece of plywood on he floor to ensure that no one falls through.

Members of the Greater Pleasant Green Laymen Organization have taken on a mission to change the life of Catherine Whimbley by changing where she lives.

Cattle Festival begins Friday in Abbeville

The street fair, located downtown Abbeville, is expected to be busy this weekend.

All the hard work put into the 66th Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival will bear fruit on Friday.

Kaplan historian gets book published

"The History of Kaplan" was a six year project for historian, Donella Hargrave.

Six years of hard work researching archives, combing through tons of pictures, and talking with hundreds of people, Donella LaBry Hargrave’s project finally came to fruition.



Kaplan’s Grant Frick runs up the sideline chased by Ashton Greene (32) and Bradley Davis (8) during the Pirates’ 22-14 win Friday night.

The ninth straight victory for the Russo Trophy did not come easy for the Kaplan Pirates Friday night.


Tabatha Broussard and Joshua Trahan

Miss Tabatha Broussard of Maurice, and Mr. Joshua Trahan of Kaplan, are announcing their engagement and plans to marry.


Merline T. Broussard, Ph.D., 78, passed away October 28, 2014, after a brief illness. Dr. Broussard is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, Earle J. Broussard and one son, Brian M.

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