A group of runners take off on the road behind Mt. Carmel school.

Sunday morning was perfect to run three miles through Abbeville neighborhoods and then feed your face full of beignets when you were done. That is what happened Sunday morning for the 2015 Beignet Boogie 5-K, 1 Mile walk held at Mt. Carmel/Vermilion Catholic schools.

Quentin Anthony Buford

CLANTON, Alabama — An Erath man is one of five people who was killed in a crash on an Alabama highway Saturday afternoon.

Gary Wayne Creed

KAPLAN — A Kaplan man has been arrested and charged with six counts of distributing pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

A group of runners take off on the road behind Mt. Carmel school.

Quentin Anthony Buford

Gary Wayne Creed

Stutes beats Harson in the DA race

Keith Stutes

LAFAYETTE — Retired prosecutor Keith Stutes ousted longtime 15th Judicial District Attorney Mike Harson on Tuesday, ending a tenure of two decades for Harson that over the past two years has been p

Two police chiefs win elections

Two police departments in Vermilion Parish will continue under the same leadership for the next four years.

Stanton Hardee wins Kaplan City Judge race

Stanton Hardee

Stanton Hardee, a former assistant district attorney, is now the new city judge in Kaplan.
Hardee beat incumbent Frank LeMoine 2,132 votes (60 percent) to 1,399 votes (40 percent).

Hulin wins district judge’s race

Laurie Hulin

Laurie Hulin made a piece of Vermilion Parish history on Tuesday night after winning the District Judge, Division G race.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

John Thomas Wall chosen as the area March of Dimes Ambassador

Each year the March of Dimes selects families, children and celebrities whose life have been saved by their research, programs, or educational campaigns to give a face to their mission or who has a

Abbeville's Giant Omelette Celebration has foreign help

Diane Maheu, from Granby, Quebec, cracks one of many eggs that will be blended in with the other 5,029 eggs. Diane is visiting Abbeville with her husband, Francois.

It is no surprise that the Giant Omelette Celebration attracts people from all over Louisiana.

Vermilion hears how to try and get rid of Common Core

State Rep. Bob Hensgens (center) talks to the crowd. Also in the picture are Sen. Jonathan Perry (left) and Rep. Brett Geymann.

The fight to get rid of Common Core is still ongoing, said four Louisiana legislators at a recent town hall meeting in Abbeville.



Logan Goutierrez of Erath came off the bench and hit some big shots, including the game-winner with 14 seconds left.


Monette Bolden had 13 points in the win for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Lady Bobcats (10-9 overall) had a great week of basketball this past week.


Mrs. Gregg Ryan Coyle

Miss Jennifer Langlinais and Gregg Ryan Coyle were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville.

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