Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

ERATH - Looking for something to do Friday and Saturday in Vermilion Parish? Erath is the place to be. Starting at 6 on Friday, the carnival rides will begin and will end at 12:30 a.m. Abbeville’s own Beau Young Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Keith Frank will follow at 10 p.m. until midnight.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Bob Jones of Abbeville has caught his share of red fish, so when he decided he wanted to carve a fish out of wood, it was a no brainer on what type a fish he would carve - a red fish. Jones is a member of the Acadien Wood Carving Guild, based in Abbeville.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Kaplan woman.

Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

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.

Maurice Aldermen to vote on budgets

Village of Maurice officials -- (L-R) Alderwoman Phyllis Johnson, Alderman Kenneth “Keno” Picard, Mayor Wayne Theriot, Alderman Lynn Howell, and Clerk Melanie Denais.

MAURICE — Recent declines in sales tax collection in the Village of Maurice will be part of the discussion pertaining to both last year’s budget and the one for the coming year.

Changes coming to Common Core

Good news for parents and teachers in public education. In the next 18 months you will see changes dealing with Common Core.

Abbeville Arrest Report: May 30 - June 8

Jacklyn Yvette Briggs
(Female)
DOB: 8/16/1990
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods

Maria Campbell
(Female)
DOB: 8/18/1978
Charge: Theft

Erath teen drowns in a bayou

The teen drowned in a bayou like the Bayou Tigre.

ERATH - A friendly fishing trip in Erath turned tragic when a teen drowned after falling in.

Gulf Coast Bank 29ers take care of young Eagles

Taylor Abshire threw all seven innings in the 29ers victory.

The Abbeville Eagles, playing without many of their varsity starters, had to field a young lineup against the experienced Gulf Coast Bank 29ers from Abbeville.

Four want to be new governor of Louisiana

David Vitter

It's still up in the air as to which of the four candidates running for governor will make it to the run-off and eventually win the spot this fall.

'Tough Love' Coach retires from education in Abbeville

Glenn Hebert now spends time cleaning his swimming pool.

Glenn Hebert does not shy away from his method of teaching and coaching today’s children. He calls it “Tough Love.” He learned it from his father Parker Hebert.

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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

Mrs. Brett Elias

Miss Cori Dupuis became the bride of Mr. Brett Elias on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice, La.
Father Louis Richard officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

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