Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

ERATH - Looking for something to do Friday and Saturday in Vermilion Parish? Erath is the place to be. Starting at 6 on Friday, the carnival rides will begin and will end at 12:30 a.m. Abbeville’s own Beau Young Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Keith Frank will follow at 10 p.m. until midnight.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Bob Jones of Abbeville has caught his share of red fish, so when he decided he wanted to carve a fish out of wood, it was a no brainer on what type a fish he would carve - a red fish. Jones is a member of the Acadien Wood Carving Guild, based in Abbeville.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Kaplan woman.

Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Abbeville Arrest Report: June 20-29

Malcolm Jamal Ardoin
DOB: 1/18/1995
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods
Charge: Resisting an Officer
Charge: Possession of Synthetic Marijuana

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.



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.


Mrs. Brett Elias

Miss Cori Dupuis became the bride of Mr. Brett Elias on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice, La.
Father Louis Richard officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

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