The North Vermilion Boys’ Court (Right to left): Hagen Riche, Logan Meaux, Seth Patin, Ty Desormeaux, Ean Trahan, Cole Latiolais, Bryon Turner, Devin Magnon, Diego Amador, Donald Comeaux, Cameron Touchet, Grant Baudoin. Not Pictured: Lane Broussard.

LEROY — Homecoming festivities have begun for North Vermilion High School and will conclude on Saturday, October 25. This year’s theme revolves around music. Patriots are “Tuning in to 201.4 PATS.”

Mike Clark (second from left), a foreman with Glenn Lege Construction, discusses the overlay project with (L-R) Abbeville Mayor Mark
Piazza, Councilman Brady Broussard Jr. and Police Juror Wayne Touchet.

Trying to do something alone can accomplish only so much, but joining with others can create endless possibilities. That idea has led to the much-needed repair of some streets in Abbeville.

Charles Campbell

Abbeville School Board Member Charles Campbell learned this past week that his opponent Lamondon Williams withdrew his name from the District F School Board race. With Lamondon’s withdrawal, Campbell is declared the winner.

The North Vermilion Boys’ Court (Right to left): Hagen Riche, Logan Meaux, Seth Patin, Ty Desormeaux, Ean Trahan, Cole Latiolais, Bryon Turner, Devin Magnon, Diego Amador, Donald Comeaux, Cameron Touchet, Grant Baudoin. Not Pictured: Lane Broussard.

Mike Clark (second from left), a foreman with Glenn Lege Construction, discusses the overlay project with (L-R) Abbeville Mayor Mark
Piazza, Councilman Brady Broussard Jr. and Police Juror Wayne Touchet.

Charles Campbell

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Most of Vermilion pushing up Trick-or-Treat

Halloween falls on a Friday this year.
Erath and Gueydan are expected to be the only two communities to see costumed youngsters on the streets on Oct. 31.

Erath Bobcats cruise to victory

By William Weathers
PLAQUEMINE – A healthy and productive Elijah Mitchell means a great deal to the success of Erath’s offense.
Just ask quarterback Ben LeBlanc.

Erath historians interview, video survivors of collapsed water tower 50 years later

This past July, interviews were recorded with eyewitnesses and survivors of the collapsed Erath water tower, during Hurricane Hilda. Some of the interviewed involved in the project are pictured. Bottom row: (left to right) Jackie Vincent, Robert B. Vincent and Alice LeBlanc. Top row (left to right) John Earl LeBlanc and Martial Broussard.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the collapsed of the Erath water tower.

Friday is the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Hilda; 8 men died in Erath

Former Vermilion Parish Sheriff Euda Delcambre (with cowboy hat) climbs down the pile of debris. The water tower sits on top of the debris.

(Written by Stacy Bodin and Robert B. Vincent)
ERATH - Friday marks the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Hilda making landfall in Louisiana and it left a tragic mark on the town of Erath.

Abbeville police officer saves life of choking policeman

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Jonathan Touchet does not feel like a life saver, something with which Michael Brewer would disagree.

Blue Mass held in Abbeville on Monday

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

Monday night may have been the first official Blue Mass in Vermilion Parish. The Mass honored six officers who have fallen in the line of duty in Vermilion Parish.

Abbeville High football coach apologizes to city and school

Abbeville head coach Chris Towery gives QB Bryce Melancon a play in the first half.

Monday morning second-year Abbeville High Head Football Coach Chris Towery apologized to Abbeville High and city for the way he acted during the homecoming game this past Friday.

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BALDWIN- The Kaplan Pirates are streaking.
The team wrapped up their fifth consecutive victory with a 48-7 thumping of West St. Mary.

Lifestyle

On their wedding day in 1964.

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Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.

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