Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats and University High volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but Erath came out on top for a 10-6 win. It was the first game of two-out-three series with U-High in the second round of the playoffs.

Kaplan's Jennifer Faulk slides home safely.

Kaplan....3 Iota.........0

The Lady Eagles fell 8-3 to No. 2 Cedar Creek Friday in Sulphur.

SULPHUR — Chalk this trip on Friday to the Fast Pitch 56 state softball tournament as a learning experience for the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles. The Lady Eagles dropped an 8-3 quarterfinal game to Cedar Creek on Friday at Sulphur's North Frasch Complex.

Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

Kaplan's Jennifer Faulk slides home safely.

The Lady Eagles fell 8-3 to No. 2 Cedar Creek Friday in Sulphur.

Raywood Faulk has been watching Kaplan sports since 1947-48

Raywood Faulk sits in the stands at Delcambre High about to watch a basketball game in the parish tournament last week. He was there all week long.

KAPLAN - Kaplan resident Raywood J. Faulk has been an avid sports aficionado for nearly 70 years!

John Zaunbrecher named Abbeville Rotary’s Farmer of Year

Abbeville Rotary Club member Mark Shirley (right) presents the Farmer of the Year award to John Zaunbrecher and his wife Phyllis.

Each year, the Abbeville Rotary Club recognizes the importance and impact agriculture has on Vermilion Parish by naming a Rotary Farmer of the Year.

Faith House offers support

Abbeville Kiwanis Club members Dickie Durr (left) and Mike Hardy present Faith House’s Cindy Triche with a donation.

For victims of domestic violence, a strong support system is important.
Faith House offers that support and a haven for victims and their children.

Fr. Glenn Meaux Golf tournament Saturday will benefit Haiti mission

All proceeds from Saturday’s golf tournament go to Father Glenn Meaux’s mission in Haiti.

Father Glenn Meaux’s annual “Voice for the Voiceless” Golf Classic will celebrate its 21st year this Saturday.
Father Meaux said he is looking for golfers to join the event.

Bailey draws inspiration from Abbeville

Judy Bailey shows off her awards received recently in her hometown of Winchester, Ky. Bailey lives in Abbeville.

Originally from Kentucky, country singer Judy Bailey has made a home in Abbeville for the last six years.

Abbeville’s Christmas Stroll is Thursday

Artist Jeannie Comeaux (left) and Abbeville Main Street Manager Charlene Beckett display the new ornament, which features Black’s. The ornament, which comes out each year for the Christmas Stroll can be purchased for $16 at various locations, including the Depot and Abbeville City Hall.

With the white lights shinning bright in downtown Abbeville, it certainly looks a lot like Christmas.
This evening, it will feel a lot like Christmas.

Fr. Mayne enjoys his new home

St. Peter’s Catholic Church’s friendly new priest Father Kenneth Mayne stood outside of the Pine Prairie church waving to people as cars passed by.

After 21 years of sharing God’s love, including nearly a decade in Abbeville, Father Kenneth Mayne will continue serving the Lord, but in a new location.

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Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats and University High volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but Erath came out on top for a 10-6 win.

Lifestyle

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza joins the Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville Chapter during their general chapter meeting on April 5 to present and read an official proclamation honoring April 03-06 as National Junior Auxiliary Week. Mayor Piazza thanked the chapter for their leadership, dedication and service to the community over the years. Mayor Piazza has been a supporter of JA of Abbeville since his installation as and the chapter is immensely grateful for his friendship. Members showcased their JA pride by wearing their chapter color, blue, and signifying their JA Week theme “Let BLUE Reign”.

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Members of JA of Abbeville gathered for dinner at the new Riverfront location following the final chapter meeting of the JA year and in observance of Junior Auxiliary Week. Pictured are Marcy Lege, Shelly Libersat, Rita Broussard, Tara Duplantis, Renee Bertrand, Beverly Lege, Angie Detraz, Hollie Trahan, Tanya Istre, Liz Perry, Jamie Corner, Angelle Broussard, Dr. Anita Carrere, Laurie Gunter and Renee Duhon.

Obituaries

Jade Paul Menard, 25, died on April 25, 2016 in the city of Youngsville, La. His memorial was held at 10708 Highway 697, Abbeville, LA on April 29, 2016.

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