Organizers of the Giant Omelette Celebration are celebrating the event’s 30th year. Three involved with the group are celebrating their own milestones this year. Mickey Atchetee, Darrel Comb and Brenda Comeaux Trahan have risen to the rank of chevalier, the chefs who help prepare the 5,000 egg omelette.
All Saints Day is this Saturday and St. Mary Magdalen Parish releases its cemetery schedule.  During this annual commemoration, cemeteries are blessed in order to remember those who have gone on before us in death.  This year the schedule for the blessing of cemeteries is as follows:

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.

The Giant Omelette Celebration turns 30 years old this year and because of that, the person who is in charge of landing the music entertainment for the Celebration got the green light to try and get good musical entertainment.

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.


Abbeville Fire Department receives American flag that flew in Afghanistan

Corey Broussard (left) a member of both the U.S. Navy and the Abbeville Fire
Department, presents a flag to Abbeville Fire Chief Jude Mire.

Corey Broussard has served in the U.S. Navy for 15 years, the last five of which he has also worked as a member of the Abbeville Fire Department.

Cormier alderman again for town of Erath

Billy Cormier

ERATH - Billy Cormier is back as an Erath alderman after three out of four aldermen voted to name him as John Earl LeBlanc’s replacement.

Dedicated to Mr. Bill Searle

Distinguished guests, faculty and students were witness to the dedication of the Bill Searle Gymnasium on Monday, April 28. Attending the dedication are from left, Dan Dartez, Dwayne Searle, Donia Searle, Randy Schexnayder and Joey Hebert.

GUEYDAN - Gueydan High School Principal Luddy Herpin, described him as being “a man of his word, and someone who worked for the betterment of his school and community.” Those words were spoken abou

Audit shows $62,000 missing in Delcambre

The town of Delcambre lost more than $62,000 in utility bill and property tax revenues through misappropriation of the funds by a former town employee, according to an audit report released Monday

Six Vermilion Parish residents found with drugs

Cody Morrison

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion / Municipal Task Force recently made following arrests for drug related offenses due to undercover operations conducted with

VC football team gets state title rings

Above are the two state title rings won by Vermilion Catholic, over a 10-year period. The ring to the left is the 2004 state championship ring. The ring to the right is the new ring.

Last week at Vermilion Catholic High football stadium, the VC players and coaches were given their Class A state championship rings.

Highland Baptist upsets VC Eagles, 2-1

VC head coach Stephen Adams talks with pitcher Hunter Frith (middle).

A district rematch proved to be a much closer game than anyone expected when Highland Baptist came away with a 2-1 win over the No.



North Vermilion Captains: Grant Johnson (4), Terrence Lollis (7) and Seth Patin (2) before a game earlier this season. The Patriots host Notre Dame tonight at 7.

The North Vermilion Patriots put their two-game winning streak on the line when they host the Notre Dame Pioneers Friday at 7 p.m.


Tabatha Broussard and Joshua Trahan

Miss Tabatha Broussard of Maurice, and Mr. Joshua Trahan of Kaplan, are announcing their engagement and plans to marry.


Merline T. Broussard, Ph.D., 78, passed away October 28, 2014, after a brief illness. Dr. Broussard is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, Earle J. Broussard and one son, Brian M.

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