EUNICE- The Eagles won their seventh straight game, and spoiled the Eunice Bobcats homecoming in the process. VC was able to squeak by Eunice 22-20 in a game that was up for grabs all the way until the end.
Halloween is just around the corner, and your best bet for safe family fun is the Scare on the Square, Magdalen Square in Downtown Abbeville. The Vermilion Parish Library is a proud sponsor again this year, and there are fun activities for the whole family planned!
There will be a town hall meeting Tuesday to talk about Common Core. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at Magdalen Place, downtown Abbeville. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. Those putting on the meeting are encouraging parents and teachers to bring questions.


Gueydan Chamber announced recipients

Nadine Lepretre was recently awarded the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award from the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce.

GUEYDAN - The Business Person and Volunteer of the Year recipients were recently awarded to Tisha Broussard and Nadine Lepretre. This annual award is presented each year in April.

Business Appreciation Luncheon

Carol and Steven Plaisance accepted the Business of the Year award from Sheryl Portie, president of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce on April 30, 2014 at the Business Appreciation Annual Luncheon held at the Gueydan Civic Center.

GUEYDAN - During its annual Business Appreciation Luncheon on April 30, the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of its Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year and Volunte

Family of heart donor meets recipient

Candy and Tim Elam (heart recipient), Mary (Zachary’s mom), Jamie and Geralyn Abshire, Zachary’s godparents and (front) Grayson and Gilson Elam.

By: Melissa Hargrave
When 18-year-old Zackary LeMaire perished following a 2012 automobile accident, his family was devastated.

Fire destroys Kaplan home - family desperate for help

A fire at 606 E. Second Street in Kaplan completely gutted the home of this Kaplan family last week.

A Kaplan family lost everything in a fire at the home they were renting at 606 East Second Street in Kaplan last week.

Abbeville Fire Department receives American flag that flew in Afghanistan

Corey Broussard (left) a member of both the U.S. Navy and the Abbeville Fire
Department, presents a flag to Abbeville Fire Chief Jude Mire.

Corey Broussard has served in the U.S. Navy for 15 years, the last five of which he has also worked as a member of the Abbeville Fire Department.

Cormier alderman again for town of Erath

Billy Cormier

ERATH - Billy Cormier is back as an Erath alderman after three out of four aldermen voted to name him as John Earl LeBlanc’s replacement.

Dedicated to Mr. Bill Searle

Distinguished guests, faculty and students were witness to the dedication of the Bill Searle Gymnasium on Monday, April 28. Attending the dedication are from left, Dan Dartez, Dwayne Searle, Donia Searle, Randy Schexnayder and Joey Hebert.

GUEYDAN - Gueydan High School Principal Luddy Herpin, described him as being “a man of his word, and someone who worked for the betterment of his school and community.” Those words were spoken abou



The Notre Dame Pios continue to pitch a shutout over the last three games.
The Abbeville Wildcats became their latest victim this past Friday night.


On their wedding day in 1964.


Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.

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