The possibility of installing a turning lane where Pirate Lane meets up with Highway 14 was discussed at the regular meeting of the Kaplan City Council.

VFW Commander Tom Rigsby (in uniform) hands Tina Bares, Allen Bares Jr’s wife, a special award from the national VFW office. Also in the picture are Allen’s parents, Lynn and Allen Bares Sr.

Wednesday, July 23, marks the one month anniversary of the tragic death of Vermilion Parish Sheriff Deputy Allen Bares Jr. In honor of Bares’s 12 years of service as a sheriff deputy to Vermilion Parish, he was honored on Tuesday.
Abbeville officials are breathing easy in regards to the city’s financial situation after the first six months of the year. Sales tax revenues, water and sewer revenues and electric sales revenues are all ahead during the first six months of this year compared to the same time frame in 2013.

VFW Commander Tom Rigsby (in uniform) hands Tina Bares, Allen Bares Jr’s wife, a special award from the national VFW office. Also in the picture are Allen’s parents, Lynn and Allen Bares Sr.

Natural gas find under Abbeville

This drilling rig next to the Abbeville airport located sand with gas in it.

It looks like there may be gas under the city of Abbeville based on a recent gas find.

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Louisiana rice prices fall due to more Arkansas rice

Eric Webster, LSU AgCenter weed scientist, talks at the Vermilion Parish Rice and Soybean Field Day at the Lounsberry Farm near Lake Arthur. / Bruce Schultz/LSU AgCenter

LAKE ARTHUR — Rice prices have fallen because of a big jump in Arkansas rice acreage, an LSU AgCenter agricultural economist said recently at the Vermilion Parish Rice Field Day.

Omega Protein in Intracoastal City wins award

Omega Protein Corporation, a nutritional product company and a leading integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty protein products, is being praised by Louisiana Economic Development (

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Sports

Front Row (L to R): Kennedi Rodriguez, Alani Richard, Laci Frederick, Mollie Landry, Alexis Stelly Back Row: Coach Kerry Richard, Johna Lewis, Courtney Dubois, Aubrey Desormeaux, Kaleigh Reaux, Coach Shelanne Richard, Chloe Leger, Jalehria Soelu and Coach Kent Rodriguez

ERATH - The Erath 10-and-under All-Stars dropped two games in the finals by a total of three runs against Lake Charles.

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