Livings

An Abbeville woman faces multiple charges in connection to a dispute that occurred during the early morning of June 25. Abbeville Police arrested Jerri Livings, 27, on Attempted 2nd-Degree Murder and Home Invasion. Officers responded around 1:48 a.m. to a call of shots fired near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Dutel Street.

The Erath 4th of July Celebration will include several events throughout the week. The parade will take place Saturday at 5 p.m.

ERATH — America’s birthday is later this week and Erath is throwing the biggest party around. The 69th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration is set for this week. “The plans for this year’s festival have been finalized,” Erath 4th of July Association President Robert Vincent said.

The Fishing For Memories Rodeo is in its seventh year. Anglers will begin weigh ins today at 5 p.m. in Intracoastal City. The event raises funds for Alzheimer’s research.

INTRACOASTAL CITY — The next dollar raised could be the one that helps find a cure for Alzheimer’s. This weekend will likely bring in thousands of dollars for the cause, all while people have fun.

Livings

The Erath 4th of July Celebration will include several events throughout the week. The parade will take place Saturday at 5 p.m.

The Fishing For Memories Rodeo is in its seventh year. Anglers will begin weigh ins today at 5 p.m. in Intracoastal City. The event raises funds for Alzheimer’s research.

Maurice police force growing

MAURICE — Matching the Village of Maurice’s own growth, its police department will get a little bigger.

Rep. Blake Miguez was busy freshman legislator

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with 4-H members earlier in the session.

No one gave freshman State Rep. Blake Miguez the memo that a rookie legislator is supposed to sit back, watch and learn.

Abbeville Rotary Club honors Allen Bares Jr.

Jim Russo, president of Rotary, hands Tina a special award for her husband, Allen Bares Jr.

Just shy of one year ago, a family lost a father, husband and son, many more lost a friend and Vermilion Parish lost a dedicated public servant.

Tuesday marks one-year anniversary of Deputy Bares’ death

The first hour after finding Deputy Allen Bares Jr. shot and killed, there were
hundreds of law enforcement in Abbeville searching for his killers.

Many remember where they were and what they were doing the first time they heard about 9/11.

Vermilion Parish School Board honors Campbell with dedication

School Board Member Anthony Fontana hands Roderick Campbell, Charles Campbell’s son, the resolution. In the photo are Campbell’s family and his brother, Carlton.

The Vermilion Parish School Board honored one of its own Thursday night.
Long-time school board member Charles Campbell is battling cancer and has missed a few meetings lately.

Vermilion Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit arrests five

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According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Abbeville Eagles fall short of beating Crowley

The Abbeville Eagles managed to get behind and then rally to either tie the game or take the lead Wednesday night against the Crowley Millers in the American Legion action; However, down 8-6 in

Bass limit will increase to 10 in Atchafalaya Basin

Beginning Saturday, June 20, black bass regulations on the Atchafalaya Basin will be consistent with statewide regulations - no length limit with a 10 fish daily creel.

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Sports

KYAAs 12u Fastpitch Softball Team placed first this past weekend in the Scott Area Team Sports Allstar tournament held in Scott, La. Team members include Coaches Bart Baudoin, C.J. Chargois, Ryan Hebert and David Packard, Janiya Small, Lexi Broussard, Kinley Duhon, Maddie Campisi, Carina Chargois, Je Johnnie, Jayden Baudoin, Molly Sistrunk, Jozie Jameyson, Ava Hebert, Gabrielle Marceaux, and Lauryn Packard.

Lifestyle

Meaux Elementary 4-H club members were able to attend 4-H Camp by completing many 4-H activities throughout the school year. Members who attended were Isabella Broussard, Maddie Broussard, Ashton Duhon, Whitney Freeman, Samantha Moreau, and Braxton Savant. 4-H Camp was held at Camp Grant Walker in Pollock, LA from May 25-May 29. Activities included social activities, a talent show, hunters’ safety, pool safety, outdoor adventures, wilderness survival and science engineering, and technology (S.E.T.) Submitted by Whitney Freeman, Meaux 4-H Club Reporter.

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