Clay Higgins

Louisiana voters in Acadiana and Lake Charles voted Saturday (Dec. 10) to replace U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, with tough-talking former sheriff’s captain Clay Higgins over Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle in the all-Republican runoff.

The Abbeville Wildcats hold up three to show that they won the parish tournament three years in a row.

The Abbeville Wildcats have now won the parish basketball title three years in row. On Saturday, Abbeville got past North Vermilion 52-43 in the finals. For NV, under head coach Jack LeBlanc, this is the sixth straight time the Patriots fall in the finals. Under LeBlanc, NV has lost to Abbeville five times and Kaplan once.

Volunteer firemen not only put out house fires, they also tend to auto accidents throughout the parish.

There are 14 volunteer fire departments in Vermilion Parish. Because of the decline of volunteer firemen in certain parts of the parish, volunteer fire stations may close in the future. During budget meetings by the police jury last week, the police jury was looking at ways to trim finances.

Clay Higgins

The Abbeville Wildcats hold up three to show that they won the parish tournament three years in a row.

Volunteer firemen not only put out house fires, they also tend to auto accidents throughout the parish.

Gift for Herod Elementary

School Board president Anthony Fontana (left) and United Healthcare-Gulf States CEO Joe Ochipinti a plaque as a thank you to United Healthcare. The insurance company donated $10,000 to build a basketball court with three goals at Herd Elementary. In the photo are United Health Care workers, school board members and Herod Principal Lysonia Robertson.

UnitedHealthcare, former Louisiana State University (LSU) MVP Justin Vincent, public officials and community leaders gathered today to unveil a new outdoor basketball court to the students of James

Abbeville High celebrates after learning its an A school

The student body and teachers celebrate after hearing their school performance score.

There is a saying that it is more difficult to keep an A than it is to earn one.
Abbeville High School now has the happy opportunity to find out.

Delcambre’s new mayor

For 35 years, Pam Blakely has been styling hair at her own shop, “Pam’s Hair Hut” in Delcambre. The day after she won for mayor, she was busy cutting hair.

DELCAMBRE - Thanks to a filthy ditch in Delcambre, Pam Blakely, a life long resident of Delcambre, is the new mayor of Delcambre.

Abbeville police searching for three individuals

Kenton Crooms

The Abbeville Police Department is searching for three individuals in connection with the homicide of Eric Stansbury of Texas. Stansbury was found murdered inside his vehicle on Oak Street.

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Aleria Bolden for NV is all smiles after reaching the finals.

The No. 1 seed and the No. 2 seed were eliminated by lower seeds in the semifinals of the parish finals.
No. 3 seed North Vermilion beat No. 2 seed Gueydan, 38-30, on Friday.

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