Livings

An Abbeville woman faces multiple charges in connection to a dispute that occurred during the early morning of June 25. Abbeville Police arrested Jerri Livings, 27, on Attempted 2nd-Degree Murder and Home Invasion. Officers responded around 1:48 a.m. to a call of shots fired near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Dutel Street.

The Erath 4th of July Celebration will include several events throughout the week. The parade will take place Saturday at 5 p.m.

ERATH — America’s birthday is later this week and Erath is throwing the biggest party around. The 69th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration is set for this week. “The plans for this year’s festival have been finalized,” Erath 4th of July Association President Robert Vincent said.

The Fishing For Memories Rodeo is in its seventh year. Anglers will begin weigh ins today at 5 p.m. in Intracoastal City. The event raises funds for Alzheimer’s research.

INTRACOASTAL CITY — The next dollar raised could be the one that helps find a cure for Alzheimer’s. This weekend will likely bring in thousands of dollars for the cause, all while people have fun.

Livings

The Erath 4th of July Celebration will include several events throughout the week. The parade will take place Saturday at 5 p.m.

The Fishing For Memories Rodeo is in its seventh year. Anglers will begin weigh ins today at 5 p.m. in Intracoastal City. The event raises funds for Alzheimer’s research.

Erath 4th of July Celebration includes festivities all week

The Erath 4th of July Celebration will include several events throughout the week. The parade will take place Saturday at 5 p.m.

ERATH — America’s birthday is later this week and Erath is throwing the biggest party around.
The 69th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration is set for this week.

Pair of golfers play 7 rounds of golf in Abbeville on Father's Day

Karl Lawrence, Addison and Darrell Gaspard are all smiles Sunday morning before they began their quest of playing 7 rounds of golf in Abbeville.

Summer Solstice, the Earth’s North Pole is at its maximum tilt toward the sun giving us the longest day of sunlight of the year.

Maurice park to receive play area upgrade

Photo courtesy of Kincade Recreation
The Village of Maurice will have new playground equipment installed at its park. The Board of Aldermen voted last week to accept a bid from Kincade Recreation.

MAURICE — A decision made during last week’s Village of Maurice Board of Aldermen meeting will make local kids happy, and parents, too.

Abbeville High football player has not missed workouts in two years

Allen Arclies will be a junior this year. He stands 6-3 and weighs 205 pounds and is expected to play tight end this season.

Abbeville High junior Allen Arclies gets it. He gets the idea that Friday night football games are won in the summer, long before the game has been played.

Keith Calvert returns to Erath as assistant football coach

Keith Calvert is busy at Erath helping get the players conditioned.

ERATH — Keith Calvert is no stranger to Vermilion Parish, especially Erath.
In his 28 years in education, nine of them were in Vermilion Parish.

Islands staying in Abbeville for now

Islands are fine for Jimmy Buffett, just not so much for the City of Abbeville.
The city has multiple unincorporated areas of land that are surrounded on each side by city limits.

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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

Meaux Elementary 4-H club members were able to attend 4-H Camp by completing many 4-H activities throughout the school year. Members who attended were Isabella Broussard, Maddie Broussard, Ashton Duhon, Whitney Freeman, Samantha Moreau, and Braxton Savant. 4-H Camp was held at Camp Grant Walker in Pollock, LA from May 25-May 29. Activities included social activities, a talent show, hunters’ safety, pool safety, outdoor adventures, wilderness survival and science engineering, and technology (S.E.T.) Submitted by Whitney Freeman, Meaux 4-H Club Reporter.

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