Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

ERATH - Looking for something to do Friday and Saturday in Vermilion Parish? Erath is the place to be. Starting at 6 on Friday, the carnival rides will begin and will end at 12:30 a.m. Abbeville’s own Beau Young Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Keith Frank will follow at 10 p.m. until midnight.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Bob Jones of Abbeville has caught his share of red fish, so when he decided he wanted to carve a fish out of wood, it was a no brainer on what type a fish he would carve - a red fish. Jones is a member of the Acadien Wood Carving Guild, based in Abbeville.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Kaplan woman.

Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Erath turning on Christmas lights on Friday

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.

ERATH - The town of Erath and the Erath 4th of July Association would like to invite everyone to attend the 3rd Annual Lighting of the Christmas Lights.

Abbeville Police investigating two armed robberies

The suspect enters Family Dollar Store on Veterans Memorial Dr. in Abbeville.

On November 25, 2014, at approximately 8:55 p.m., officers with Abbeville Police Department responded to Valero Corner Store (W. Summers Dr.) in reference to an armed robbery.

Abbeville Police arrested three after chase through city

Kavan Broussard

A high-speed chase through Abbeville on Tuesday ended when a black Dodge Charger ran off the road and struck a culvert on Mike Street, near the Winn-Dixie parking lot, Abbeville Police said.

Mom of Kaitlin Venissat says her daughter was the perfect child

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

GUEYDAN - Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat was what some considered the perfect child.
Her mother Rhonda Leger Venissat would agree.

Acadiana veterans enjoy duck hunt thanks to volunteers

Christopher Brandon Sullivan (left) and Russell Dayneaux.

Russell Dayneaux and Christopher Brandon Sullivan’s duck hunt Thursday morning, located south of Intracoastal City, was not your typical duck hunt.

Volunteers help make "Hero Hunts' possible

These men volunteered to make two veterans happy by providing them a duck hunt this past week.

Individuals and companies are stepping up to make Hero Hunts possible.

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Sports

KYAAs 12u Fastpitch Softball Team placed first this past weekend in the Scott Area Team Sports Allstar tournament held in Scott, La. Team members include Coaches Bart Baudoin, C.J. Chargois, Ryan Hebert and David Packard, Janiya Small, Lexi Broussard, Kinley Duhon, Maddie Campisi, Carina Chargois, Je Johnnie, Jayden Baudoin, Molly Sistrunk, Jozie Jameyson, Ava Hebert, Gabrielle Marceaux, and Lauryn Packard.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Brett Elias

Miss Cori Dupuis became the bride of Mr. Brett Elias on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice, La.
Father Louis Richard officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

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