Les Miles, the former LSU head coach

The Les Miles era in Baton Rouge has reportedly come to an end. A day after LSU fell to 2-2 with an 18-13 loss at Auburn, the Baton Rouge Advocate first reported that Miles has been fired as head coach. The news has since been confirmed by several other outlets.

The EHS defense swarms in for a for tackle.

LEROY - The North Vermilion defense could not stop Erath tailback Elijah Mitchell in Erath’s 34-0 district victory over the Patriots. But the bigger story of the night was the Bobcats’ defense. While Mitchell got his yards, 259 yards and three touchdowns, it was the defense that may be the unsung heroes.
LAFAYETTE – The Acadiana Planning Commission, One Acadiana, and LEDA will host a regional meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Lafayette.

Les Miles, the former LSU head coach

The EHS defense swarms in for a for tackle.

All streets in Kaplan closed!

Chief of Police Boyd Adams has issued the following statement: ANYONE DRIVING AROUND THE STREETS OF KAPLAN WILL BE CITED OR POSSIBLY ARRESTED. STAY OFF OF THE STREETS.

Curfew set for Erath

Officials in Erath have called for a curfew that will begin at 10 p.m.
The curfew will last until 5 a.m. on Saturday.
Several roads in the town have flooded.

Vermilion Parish declares state of emergency

Two cars are flooded on the northern end of the parish.

As of 11 a.m. Friday, Vermilion Parish Police Jury President Ron Darby has declared a state of emergency for Vermilion Parish as a result of severe weather.

Some roads in Vermilion Parish are flooded

According to Vermilion Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the following roads in Vermilion Parish have seen flooding:
Grosse Isle Road
Denby Road

GUEYDAN DUCK FESTIVAL HONOREES

Each year the Gueydan Duck Festival chooses an honoree for their celebration. This year, for the 40th anniversary, the Duck Festival Association’s board of directors are proud to announce this year’s honorees to be the past Duck Festival Queens. The association acknowledges the hard work that is given each year from their queens. Attending the Wine and Cheese are from left, Tammy Spell, Stephanie Williams, Schuyler Poche, Jaimee Gandy, Wendy Smilth, K’Rees Broussard, Emily Ogea, Mischa Moore, Jessica Fluitt, Madison Saunier, Kristy Guillory and Taylor Trahan.

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Sports

Channing Spears rushed for 72 yards for Abbeville.

Abbeville High interim head football coach Kevin Kern is still scratching his head trying to figure out what is wrong with the Wildcats.

Lifestyle

The winners in the Miss (17-23 year old) Division were (left to right) Brooke Comeaux, 3rd Runner Up; Gabrielle Guilbeau, 4th Runner Up; Ashlee Guilbeau, 2015 LA Cattle Festival Queen; Victoria Roussel, 2016 LA Cattle Festival Queen and Photogenic; Kali Dore, 1st Runner Up; Emily Husband, 2nd Runner Up and Shelby Santaigo, Miss Congenialty.

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The winners in the Teen (14-16 Year old) Division were Courtlyn Johnson, 2nd Runner Up; Maci Bergeron, 1st Runner Up and Photogenic; Payton Broussard, 2016 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queenand Cassie Aloisio-2015 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queen.

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