Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

The Lady Eagles of VC are heading back to the Sweet 16 after knocking off St. Mary 41-30 Saturday afternoon. VC will play Tuesday night at 7:45 against White Castle in the semifinal game. The games are being held at McNeese University in Lake Charles.

Patricia Gaspard

FORKED ISLAND — Forked Island E. Broussard Principal Patricia Gaspard received an e-mail Monday that she had to read twice. The e-mail originated from the Louisiana Department of Education.

The SUV came to a rest on its side in a ditch.

Friday morning around 10:30, Regina Lacour of Abbeville was heading north on La. 82, when for unknown reasons, she went off the road and flipped in a ditch. The single car accident occurred on Schreifer's Curve, which is about a mile south of Perry.

Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

Patricia Gaspard

The SUV came to a rest on its side in a ditch.

New Vermilion, Acadia D.A. happy with his new job

Keith Stutes, the new district attorney

CROWLEY - Though he is only five weeks into his first term as district attorney for the 15th Judicial District, Keith Stutes gives the impression of a man who is both accessible and “hands-on.”

Filmmaker returns to Abbeville to create his first short film

Cody Pontiff watches the camera during filming.

This past weekend filming a short film took place in downtown Abbeville. Behind the production of the film were two Abbeville natives who helped write and produce the film.

Abbeville teen will sing on"The Voice"

Koryn Hawthorne

The National TV show “The Voice” begins Monday on NBC. This season Vermilion Parish has a reason to watch it because a 17-year-old from Abbeville will be performing on the show.

Miguez wins District 49 State Representative race

Blake Miguez is the winner.

Blake Miguez of New Iberia is the new District 49 State Representative.
Miguez won a special election held Saturday in parts of Iberia and Vermilion parishes.

Mayard Gets A New Heart On Valentine’s Day

Phil Mayard with his wife Kelly Derouen and stepdaughter Autumn Derouen.

What’s the perfect Valentine’s Day gift?
Jewelry, candy and flowers will always be popular answers.

Vermilion Parish livestock judging team wins state

LSU Ag Center Agent Andrew Granger (left) stands with the top three livestock judging teams in Louisiana. The state champion team is made up of (middle) Jade Herpin (Kaplan High) (with cap) from Kaplan High, Shelbi Picard (Abbeville High) and Brett Lee (VC). On the end are John Gordy Broussard (Kaplan High), Seth Suire (Kaplan High) and not pictured is Victoria Frederick (Abbeville High). They finished third.

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Abbeville’s Dre’vian Evans (15) dribbles past a West St. Mary defender Friday night.

After starting the season 0-7, it was hard for anyone to imagine the Abbeville Wildcats winning 18 of their next 21 games and winning the District 6-3A title.
However, it happened.

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