Rylan Guidry, Laila Breaux and Avery Besson (L-R) finished as the top three at Thursday’s Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Like most successful companies, Dow Chemical is always looking for what will help continue that success in the future. That future was on display Thursday night at Abbeville High School, as 31 middle school students from around Vermilion Parish competed in the second Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with the Abbeville Kiwanis Club members about the state budget.

Rep. Blake Miguez is not in love with the idea that Gov. John Bel Edwards has come up with as a way to balance the state budget. One of Gov. Edward’s plan is to increase the state’s 4-cent sales tax by a penny, and bring in $216 million more for the fiscal year that ends June 30.

Kaplan Mayor Kirk Champagne gives a toast to the 2015 court of Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie.

Some communities around Acadiana will go without Mardi Gras parades this year. Kaplan will not be among them. The Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie parade will roll this Tuesday for Mardi Gras as it always has. The parade is scheduled for a 2 p.m. start.

Rylan Guidry, Laila Breaux and Avery Besson (L-R) finished as the top three at Thursday’s Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with the Abbeville Kiwanis Club members about the state budget.

Kaplan Mayor Kirk Champagne gives a toast to the 2015 court of Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie.

House Bill 733 gets rid of islands in Abbeville

There are islands throughout Abbeville that are not incorporated in the city limits. Landowners of those islands are not lining up to be incorporated into the city of Abbeville.

Links des Pink donates $10,000 to St. Jude

Accepting the check from Links des Pink Cancer Organization to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is Channell Hogan, representative for St. Jude Region 15. Pictured left to right; Aryelle Cormier, Kathy Cormier,
Robert Greer, Channell Hogan, Lanell Melancon and Richard Melancon.

Links des Pink is a Vermilion Parish Cancer Organization formed in 2007.

Four out of five arrested in Abbeville beating

John Hebert III

The Abbeville Police Department has now arrested four out of the five suspects who allegedly brutally beat someone, sending the victim to the intensive care unit and having to be put on a respira

Five teams make high school softball playoffs

Meeting at the pitcher’s mound for Kaplan Wednesday against Celcilia are Kailey LeJeune, Abby Trahan, Lindsey Schexnailder, Olivia Trahan, Olivia Gabor and Lexi Breaux

Five local softball teams have landed in the LHSAA softball playoffs, announced Thursday afternoon.
Four out of the five will have home games, while Gueydan will be on the road.

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The top 3 male overall winners are (left to right) Ethan Suire (first), Nicholas Vadetero (second) and Chris Guidry (third).

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The top 3 female overall finishers are Leisa Lee, (first) second was Ryane Broussard and Erin Atkins was third.

Beignet Boogie 5K Results
Female Open Winners
1 Leisa Lee 24:04.7 7:46/M
2 Ryane Broussard 24:15.2 7:49/M
3 Erin Atkins 24:56.4 8:03/M

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Taylor Trahan and Clinton Shepard

Miss Brittany Hebert and Mr. Bryton Gary are announcing their engagement and plans to marry.

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