The GHS senior class took a picture behind a special cross that was made in honor of their classmates.

A candlelight vigil was held Sunday night at Gueydan High football stadium in honor of Gueydan senior Kaitlin Venissat, who died Friday night in a car accident. She was only 17 years old.

Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat

Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat

Christopher Brandon Sullivan (left) and Russell Dayneaux.

Russell Dayneaux and Christopher Brandon Sullivan’s duck hunt Thursday morning, located south of Intracoastal City, was not your typical duck hunt. These two men were able to go on a duck hunt thanks to a group of people who helped create a non-profit organization called “Hero Hunts.”

The GHS senior class took a picture behind a special cross that was made in honor of their classmates.

Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat

Christopher Brandon Sullivan (left) and Russell Dayneaux.

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Stanton Hardee wins Kaplan City Judge race

Stanton Hardee

Stanton Hardee, a former assistant district attorney, is now the new city judge in Kaplan.
Hardee beat incumbent Frank LeMoine 2,132 votes (60 percent) to 1,399 votes (40 percent).

Hulin wins district judge’s race

Laurie Hulin

Laurie Hulin made a piece of Vermilion Parish history on Tuesday night after winning the District Judge, Division G race.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

John Thomas Wall chosen as the area March of Dimes Ambassador

Each year the March of Dimes selects families, children and celebrities whose life have been saved by their research, programs, or educational campaigns to give a face to their mission or who has a

Abbeville's Giant Omelette Celebration has foreign help

Diane Maheu, from Granby, Quebec, cracks one of many eggs that will be blended in with the other 5,029 eggs. Diane is visiting Abbeville with her husband, Francois.

It is no surprise that the Giant Omelette Celebration attracts people from all over Louisiana.

Vermilion hears how to try and get rid of Common Core

State Rep. Bob Hensgens (center) talks to the crowd. Also in the picture are Sen. Jonathan Perry (left) and Rep. Brett Geymann.

The fight to get rid of Common Core is still ongoing, said four Louisiana legislators at a recent town hall meeting in Abbeville.

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Sports

North Vermilion wide receiver Connor Dupuy (1) catches a pass across the middle of the field during the game against Jennings Friday night.

North Vermilion’s hopes of continuing a cinderella playoff run for ended at home with a 21-18 loss to the No. 11 seed Jennings Bulldogs Friday night.

Lifestyle

Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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