Herbie Schilling, left, president and chairman of Schilling Distributing Company, Inc. shakes hands with Dr. Joseph Savoie, right, UL Lafayette President as Wayne Elmore, middle, past chairman of the RCAF board, looks on after signing a $1 million spo

LAFAYETTE - Schilling Distributing Company loves sporting events, tailgating and other activities that bring people together. In its latest community venture, Schilling is now the official beer distributor of Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics.

Scott Arceneaux

Abbeville Police arrested three and issued more than a dozen citations during a checkpoint that began Saturday night. The Abbeville Police Department conducted the sobriety checkpoint from 9 p.m. on Saturday to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Police set up the checkpoint on U.S. Hwy. 167 in front of Courtesy Motors.

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

A little star was born Friday night for the Abbeville Wildcats. That little star is junior Jose Pedroza. Pedroza had a hand in Abbeville’s three touchdowns and came up with a big defensive hit for the Wildcats in their 21-6 jamboree victory over the North Vermilion Patriots. It was also his first varsity start.

Herbie Schilling, left, president and chairman of Schilling Distributing Company, Inc. shakes hands with Dr. Joseph Savoie, right, UL Lafayette President as Wayne Elmore, middle, past chairman of the RCAF board, looks on after signing a $1 million spo

Scott Arceneaux

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

Erath teen drowns in a bayou

The teen drowned in a bayou like the Bayou Tigre.

ERATH - A friendly fishing trip in Erath turned tragic when a teen drowned after falling in.

Gulf Coast Bank 29ers take care of young Eagles

Taylor Abshire threw all seven innings in the 29ers victory.

The Abbeville Eagles, playing without many of their varsity starters, had to field a young lineup against the experienced Gulf Coast Bank 29ers from Abbeville.

Four want to be new governor of Louisiana

David Vitter

It's still up in the air as to which of the four candidates running for governor will make it to the run-off and eventually win the spot this fall.

'Tough Love' Coach retires from education in Abbeville

Glenn Hebert now spends time cleaning his swimming pool.

Glenn Hebert does not shy away from his method of teaching and coaching today’s children. He calls it “Tough Love.” He learned it from his father Parker Hebert.

Perry Bridge finally open located south of Abbeville

Traffic was busy crossing in the Perry Bridge Wednesday afternoon.

At around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, DOTD officially opened the Perry Bridge, located south of Abbeville.
For at least five months the bridge had been closed for repair by DOTD.

Abbeville Police stop a rooster fighting ring in Abbeville

The fighting was allegedly taking place under a gazebo in the back yard.

After a three week investigation into a possible rooster fighting ring in Abbeville, the Abbeville Police Department arrested seven people in connection with the rooster fighting ring.

1965 Henry High graduates honor former teachers at class reunion

1965 Henry High graduate Warren Perrin (right) hands former Henry teachers Billie Wayne Broussard (standing) and Edna Mae Landry (sitting) flowers. Standing on the left of Mrs Landry is Johnny Picard, who coached and taught at Henry for two years.

Saturday afternoon was the 50th class reunion for the 1965 graduating class of Henry High School.

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Sports

Blaire Broussard (1) and Spence Boudreaux (40) are two freshmen for the Gueydan Bears, who are expected to get playing time this Friday in their home opener. (Photo by Beverly Vincent)

Not many teams in the area are going to start as many freshmen as the Gueydan Bears will on Friday night.

Lifestyle

Rosalee Mae Toups
A daughter, Rosalee Mae Toups, was born August, 4, 2015, at Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Mr. and and Mrs. Ted Toups.
Mrs. Toups is the former Megan Dubois.

Obituaries

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Gertie Miguez Broussard, age 85, at 3:00 pm Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Fr.

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