Koryn Hawthorne

As Koryn Hawthorne on “The Voice” continues to win, so does Abbeville. Koryn, who is from Abbeville, has reached the final 8 on the NBC singing show, “The Voice.” The name “Abbeville” is said at least four times each night when Koryn is introduced and is finished singing.

Koryn Hawthorne

As Koryn Hawthorne on “The Voice” continues to win, so does Abbeville. Koryn, who is from Abbeville, has reached the final 8 on the NBC singing show, “The Voice.” The name “Abbeville” is said at least four times each night when Koryn is introduced and is finished singing.

The State Trooper makes this driver take a balance test after he admitted he consumed alcohol.

There is good news and bad news when it comes to why the Louisiana State Police were in Vermilion Parish Friday night and into Saturday morning conducting a “No Refusal Check Point” on La. 14 between Abbeville and Kaplan. First, the good news. The State Police issued a handful of citations but no DWI arrests were made.

Koryn Hawthorne

Koryn Hawthorne

The State Trooper makes this driver take a balance test after he admitted he consumed alcohol.

VC cruises to a homecoming victory

Gang tackling for VC are David Trappey (32), Peyton Theriot (37) and a group of other defenders.

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles continue to roll through District 7-1A and on Friday, Highland Baptist Bears became their latest victim.

VC's Homecoming Court

The 2014 VC Homecoming Court

Here are members of the 2014 Vermilion Catholic Homecoming Court: Back row:- Audrey Blaire, Lexi Langlinais, Queen Ashailee Brailey, Maci Ardoin, Kirsten Broussard: Front Row- Halie Wright, Lilly C

Erath ends boil advisory for water

The Louisiana Board of Health informed the town of Erath at 11 a.m. Thursday that its last water sample passed, ending the five-day boil advisory.

Sounds on the Square today in Abbeville

The Envies will perform this evening at Sounds on the Square.

A local act will be front and center this evening when the Envies take the stage for Sounds on the Square.

Touchet's Bar in Vermilion Parish is place for cracklin cook-off on Saturday

Holding up his cracklins is Clarence “T-Boy” Desormeaux (right). Also in the photo are Derek Touchet (left) and his father, Calvin Touchet (middle).

Cooking cracklins is not just about throwing raw pigskin into hot grease and watching it fry. There is an art to it that most people do not know unless they have mastered it.

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Sports

Morgan Harrington and the Lady Patriots advance in the playoffs.

LEROY- The North Vermilion Lady Patriots advanced to the second round of the Class 3A softball playoffs after a 6-2 win at home against Church Point Tuesday.

Lifestyle

The grounds are a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation with an advanced bird habitat certification.

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The home of Lauren Daspit and Steve Montgomery is situated on approximately two acres with landscape design and labor done by homeowners; a parterre vegetable garden; a semi-formal landscaping; a small fishing pond; a courtyard; four porches and multiple sitting areas to view yard; multiple arbors; topiaries and garden art.

Spring is in the air and the Abbeville Garden Club is preparing for the annual Abbeville Garden Tour.
This relaxing stroll will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

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