Clay Higgins

Louisiana voters in Acadiana and Lake Charles voted Saturday (Dec. 10) to replace U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, with tough-talking former sheriff’s captain Clay Higgins over Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle in the all-Republican runoff.

The Abbeville Wildcats hold up three to show that they won the parish tournament three years in a row.

The Abbeville Wildcats have now won the parish basketball title three years in row. On Saturday, Abbeville got past North Vermilion 52-43 in the finals. For NV, under head coach Jack LeBlanc, this is the sixth straight time the Patriots fall in the finals. Under LeBlanc, NV has lost to Abbeville five times and Kaplan once.

Volunteer firemen not only put out house fires, they also tend to auto accidents throughout the parish.

There are 14 volunteer fire departments in Vermilion Parish. Because of the decline of volunteer firemen in certain parts of the parish, volunteer fire stations may close in the future. During budget meetings by the police jury last week, the police jury was looking at ways to trim finances.

Clay Higgins

The Abbeville Wildcats hold up three to show that they won the parish tournament three years in a row.

Volunteer firemen not only put out house fires, they also tend to auto accidents throughout the parish.

Board members, superintendent remember Charles Campbell

Charles Campbell (right) has been a school board member for 20 years.

The Vermilion School District has announced the passing of long-time school board member Charles Campbell.
Campbell died Sunday at his home in Abbeville. He was 79.

Abbeville Arrest Report: June 20-29

Malcolm Jamal Ardoin
(Male)
DOB: 1/18/1995
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods
Charge: Resisting an Officer
Charge: Possession of Synthetic Marijuana

Erath 4th of July Celebration includes festivities all week

The Erath 4th of July Celebration will include several events throughout the week. The parade will take place Saturday at 5 p.m.

ERATH — America’s birthday is later this week and Erath is throwing the biggest party around.
The 69th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration is set for this week.

Pair of golfers play 7 rounds of golf in Abbeville on Father's Day

Karl Lawrence, Addison and Darrell Gaspard are all smiles Sunday morning before they began their quest of playing 7 rounds of golf in Abbeville.

Summer Solstice, the Earth’s North Pole is at its maximum tilt toward the sun giving us the longest day of sunlight of the year.

Maurice park to receive play area upgrade

Photo courtesy of Kincade Recreation
The Village of Maurice will have new playground equipment installed at its park. The Board of Aldermen voted last week to accept a bid from Kincade Recreation.

MAURICE — A decision made during last week’s Village of Maurice Board of Aldermen meeting will make local kids happy, and parents, too.

Abbeville High football player has not missed workouts in two years

Allen Arclies will be a junior this year. He stands 6-3 and weighs 205 pounds and is expected to play tight end this season.

Abbeville High junior Allen Arclies gets it. He gets the idea that Friday night football games are won in the summer, long before the game has been played.

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Aleria Bolden for NV is all smiles after reaching the finals.

The No. 1 seed and the No. 2 seed were eliminated by lower seeds in the semifinals of the parish finals.
No. 3 seed North Vermilion beat No. 2 seed Gueydan, 38-30, on Friday.

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