After weeks of discussion and negotiation, the City of Abbeville and Quality Sports Authority (QSA) are now partners in youth recreation.

Ashari Terry goes up to the basket for Gueydan.

The No. 3 seed Gueydan Honeybears and the No. 2 Vermilion Lady Eagles advanced to the third round of the playoffs, while the Lady Bobcats of Erath were knocked out.

Maurice Attorney Scott Dartez swears in Sherry Howell as an Alderwoman. Howell is joined by Bethel Howell, her mother-in-law. Howell is filling the seat left vacant by the sudden death her husband, Lynn.

MAURICE — More than 50 people packed into Wednesday’s Village of Maurice Board of Aldermen meeting to see Sherry Howell officially sworn in to take the seat left vacant by the sudden death of her h


VC head coach Kim Guidry sits in an office surrounded by all of her accomplishments.

And to think Kim “Gidge” Guidry almost did not become the head girls basketball coach at Vermilion Catholic High School.

Conner Patin of NV

The District 3 All-District Soccer teams were released and it looks like if your first name is Conner or Connor, you did well on the team.

Rhett Maturin (left) of NVHS wrestles in the finals.

The North Vermilion Patriots’ wrestling team brought home two individual state wrestling titles over the weekend.


Boy and Girl Staters - Adam Courville, Jennifer Faulk, Kayne Bourque, Grace Byler, Austin Sarver, Adrian Courville, Kelsey Trahan, Ezra Duhon and Kyler Duhon.

The American Legion Post 271 in Kaplan served over 200 families and 600 children with the Toys for Tots program this past Christmas.

Fancy Ladies and Gentlemen (l-r standing) Larry Landry, Liz Schexynader, Sheila LeBlanc, Rachel Trahan, Drake LeBlanc (stting l-r) Anita Landry, Mitzi Duhon, Debbie Baudoin and not pictured is Tony Barras.

On February 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm, The Wyndham Garden Inn Hotel in Lafayette, LA was the setting of Delcambre’s Krewe de Mystical Waters’ 18th annual Bal Masque.

La Palmera Spa recently held a “Martini and Mani Night” fundraiser for Links des Pink, a local breast cancer awareness and support group. Presenting the $100 donation is Jessica Meaux of La Palmera Spa to Kathy Cormier of Links des Pink. Links des Pink is a non-profit group with the sole purpose of raising money for mammograms, hope baskets, St. Jude’s, Hospices Camp Braveheart and for prosthesis, gas cards, monthly meetings and more for Miles Perret Cancer Service Center. If you or someone you know needs help please contact LaNell or Richard Melancon at 337-247-7465 or linksdespink@gmaild or view us at


ABBEVILLE — A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m.

October 15, 1927 - February 21, 2017

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial in Martin & Castille’s La Fleur de Lis Chapel in Lafayette for Richard Charles Ellis, age

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