The day before Coach Gary Adkins is going to have tests done, he was busy helping the players change their decal on their helmet at school on Thursday.

While most high school head football coaches are preparing for their first game of the season, Abbeville Head Football Coach Gary Adkins is also doing that, plus, he is preparing to have a brain scan and a biopsy this morning. Doctors found cancer in a thyroid gland in his neck earlier this week.

Jarod Duhon (left) was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats in early 2002-03 Brandon Johnson was a former defensive lineman and tight end who graduated from Abbeville High in 1999.

Sometimes you just have to break tradition and go where your heart is at that moment. The Abbeville Wildcats travel to Kaplan on Friday to battle the Pirates in a non-district game. For years, the game has been billed as the biggest rivalry in Vermilion Parish.
It looks like “audience concerns for the superintendent” will remain a part of the Vermilion Parish School Board meeting, but there will be guidelines. On Tuesday, the school board’s Policy and Review Committee Meeting was held to discus school board policies.

The day before Coach Gary Adkins is going to have tests done, he was busy helping the players change their decal on their helmet at school on Thursday.

Jarod Duhon (left) was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats in early 2002-03 Brandon Johnson was a former defensive lineman and tight end who graduated from Abbeville High in 1999.

Falgout ready to help grow economy in Vermilion Parish

Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

After the sun has risen and established itself over the landscape of Vermilion Parish on a given day, Anne Falgout notices vehicle after vehicle heading north on Highway 167.

Abbeville man killed offshore

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock

The explosion that occurred Thursday afternoon on a rig about 12 miles offshore near the mouth of the Mississippi River claimed the life of Jerrel “Bubba” Hancock, 24, of Abbeville.

Abbeville police arrest Delcambre man

Taylor Francis

A medical emergency call Wednesday morning in Abbeville resulted in the arrest of a Delcambre man.

No one injured in house fire in Abbeville

Some 7 hours after the fire department arrived, they were still trying to put out the fire.

No one was injured in a house fire Wednesday morning on Martin Luther King Drive in Abbeville.

Pelican Pointe residents in Maurice are moving back Wednesday morning

By noon on Wednesday, the parking lot is expected to be full of family members and staff members of Pelican Pointe.

MAURICE - At around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, residents and staff began making their way back to Pelican Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Maurice.

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Abbeville quarterback Demarcus Collins and the AHS offense.

Despite beating the Abbeville Wildcats 10 years in a row, Kaplan Pirate Head Football Coach Stephen Lotief is not taking tonight’s matchup for granted.

Lifestyle

Rosalee Mae Toups
A daughter, Rosalee Mae Toups, was born August, 4, 2015, at Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Mr. and and Mrs. Ted Toups.
Mrs. Toups is the former Megan Dubois.

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