Casie Bennett

Normally, the Cattle Festival Beauty Pageant goes off without any problems. That was not the case at this year’s beauty pageant.

A shooting took place at the Woodmen of the World in Abbeville early Sunday morning.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person responsible for a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning at the Woodmen of the World Lodge on West Woodmen Road, just outside the city limits of Abbeville.

Jade's Lounge on Graceland Street was the scene of a shooting Sunday. The Abbeville police are searching for the shooter.

Abbeville police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning. Police responded to a call of shots fired at 2:59 a.m. after someone reportedly fired multiple rounds into a car parked near Jade’s Lounge at the corner of North Miles Street and Graceland Avenue.

Casie Bennett

A shooting took place at the Woodmen of the World in Abbeville early Sunday morning.

Jade's Lounge on Graceland Street was the scene of a shooting Sunday. The Abbeville police are searching for the shooter.

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J.H. Williams takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

J.H. Williams Middle School administrators (seated L-R) Ryan Abshire, Lysonia Robertson, Principal Dana Primeaux and Kimberly Etie accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon. Doing the honors of pouring are staff members (L-R) Rodney LaSalle, Bruce Bass, Dean Dronet and Chuck Guardia.

Money continues to pour in to the ALS Association thanks to the group’s Ice Bucket Challenge.

2014 Duck Festival Queen

2014 Gueydan Duck Festival Queen
Macy LeBlanc

GUEYDAN - Dark hair beauty, Macy Michelle LeBlanc was crowned the 2014 Duck Festival Queen Saturday afternoon at the Duck Festival Building among family, friends and spectators.

Family, friends of homicide victims meet with officials in Abbeville

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy (left), Lt. David Hardy (middle) and Abbeville Councilman Wayne Landry take part in discussion
during Wednesday’s meeting.

Abbeville City Councilman Wayne Landry organized a town hall meeting weeks ago to discuss the open homicide cases in both Abbeville and Vermilion Parish, not knowing exactly what would come of it.

North Vermilion head football coach worries about moisture in the air

North Vermilion head coach Richard Prejean talks at the Rotary meeting in Abbeville on Wednesday.

Vermilion Parish football fields have been getting soaked because of afternoon showers. One parish football head coach is beginning to get nervous because of the moisture.

Answering ALS Challenge

Dropping water on EHS Principal Marc Turner are students Ross Granger and Karl Howell.

The past week, social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, You Tube and others were overtaken by ALS Ice Bucket challenges to raise money for the organization.

Maurice man arrested on multiple charges

Casy G. Broussard

MAURICE — Officers with the Village of Maurice Police Department arrested a local man last Saturday in connection to a hit-and-run after a friend allegedly turned him in.

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Sports

Vermilion Catholic quarterback Hunter Frith (35) looking to pass versus Welsh Friday night. The Eagles beat Welsh 32-26 in overtime.

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Tyler Derouen (28) running versus Welsh Friday night. Derouen scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime.

By Jordan Arceneaux, Sports editor

Lifestyle

Mrs. Phillip Michael LeBlanc

Makenzie Lynne Chaumont and Phillip Michael LeBlanc, both 23, exhanged wedding vows during at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Luke Simpson Methodist Church.

Obituaries

LAFAYETTE — Funeral Services for Oliver Curley Broussard age 85, will be held Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 1:30PM in David Funeral Home with Deacon Cody Miller officiating.

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