Les Miles, the former LSU head coach

The Les Miles era in Baton Rouge has reportedly come to an end. A day after LSU fell to 2-2 with an 18-13 loss at Auburn, the Baton Rouge Advocate first reported that Miles has been fired as head coach. The news has since been confirmed by several other outlets.

The EHS defense swarms in for a for tackle.

LEROY - The North Vermilion defense could not stop Erath tailback Elijah Mitchell in Erath’s 34-0 district victory over the Patriots. But the bigger story of the night was the Bobcats’ defense. While Mitchell got his yards, 259 yards and three touchdowns, it was the defense that may be the unsung heroes.
LAFAYETTE – The Acadiana Planning Commission, One Acadiana, and LEDA will host a regional meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Lafayette.

Les Miles, the former LSU head coach

The EHS defense swarms in for a for tackle.

Maurice still dealing with effects of August flood

Maurice City Hall is currently closed after the building flooded on Aug. 13.

MAURICE — Reflecting on last month’s historic flood, a family member recently mentioned to Village of Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot how much of a difference a few hours can make in so many people’s l

Kaplan working to fix natural gas outage

City workers make repairs Tuesday morning at the damaged gas feeder.

KAPLAN — The estimate that natural gas will again be available to Kaplan and surrounding areas by the end of the week is a best-case scenario.

Abbeville fireman wins state award

David Landry

There are around 13,000 firefighters in Louisiana.
Firefighter 1st Class David Landry of the Abbeville Fire Department has been voted the best among them.

Farmers told to expect flood disaster aid

Mike Strain, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry commissioner, and Craig McCain, state director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency, talk with farmers on Aug. 23 at the Richard farm near
Indian Bayou about federal programs available for disaster assistance. Photo by Bruce Schultz

OPELOUSAS – A series of meetings throughout south Louisiana were held by Mike Strain, commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, to assure farmers that state and federal

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Sports

Channing Spears rushed for 72 yards for Abbeville.

Abbeville High interim head football coach Kevin Kern is still scratching his head trying to figure out what is wrong with the Wildcats.

Lifestyle

The winners in the Miss (17-23 year old) Division were (left to right) Brooke Comeaux, 3rd Runner Up; Gabrielle Guilbeau, 4th Runner Up; Ashlee Guilbeau, 2015 LA Cattle Festival Queen; Victoria Roussel, 2016 LA Cattle Festival Queen and Photogenic; Kali Dore, 1st Runner Up; Emily Husband, 2nd Runner Up and Shelby Santaigo, Miss Congenialty.

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The winners in the Teen (14-16 Year old) Division were Courtlyn Johnson, 2nd Runner Up; Maci Bergeron, 1st Runner Up and Photogenic; Payton Broussard, 2016 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queenand Cassie Aloisio-2015 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queen.

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