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.

Abbeville police have a busy three days

The Lexus being chased by the Abbeville police flipped and the driver was seriously injured.

The Abbeville Police Department had a busy week chasing down burglars, speeders and drug users within a three-day period.

Woman dies a month after two-vehicle accident

Sally Ann Boudreaux, 58, died from a car accident a month ago.

A woman who was involved in a two-car accident a month ago died recently in a Lafayette hospital.

Driver of motorcycle has died

First responders are picking up the pieces of the wrecked motorcycle on Hwy. 167.

The driver of a motorcycle involved in a crash Thursday afternoon on U.S. Hwy. 167 has died.

'One Acadiana' will benefit rural parishes in economic development

In the photo are: Rob Eddy, Pinnacle Group, Cecil Hymel, McIllhenny Company, Lenny Lemoine, The Lemoine Company, Amy Thibodeaux, Crowley Chamber of Commerce, Jim Bernard, Stuller, Matt Stuller, Stuller, Julie Simon-Dronet, Cox Acadiana, Jim Moncus, Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana, Joe Zanco, Home Bank, Chairman of One Acadiana, Dr. Natalie Harder, South Louisiana Community College, Jerry Vascocu, IBERIABANK, Judi Terzotis, The Daily Advertiser, Jim Prince, Retired, Stone Energy Corporation, Cherry Fisher May, IND Media, Carrie Templeton, Lafayette General Health, Gregg Gothreaux, Lafayette Economic Development Authority

LAFAYETTE - The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that it was officially transforming into a regional business organization known as “One Acadiana.” The transformation is e

Vermilion Catholic names its student of the year

Rev. Louis Richard stands with Kirsten Broussard of VC.

Vermilion Catholic High School has named its 2014-2015 Student of the Year.
The school selected Kirsten Broussard, who is the daughter of Claire Broussard.

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Sports

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

Lifestyle

Taylor Trahan and Clinton Shepard

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

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