The possibility of installing a turning lane where Pirate Lane meets up with Highway 14 was discussed at the regular meeting of the Kaplan City Council.

VFW Commander Tom Rigsby (in uniform) hands Tina Bares, Allen Bares Jr’s wife, a special award from the national VFW office. Also in the picture are Allen’s parents, Lynn and Allen Bares Sr.

Wednesday, July 23, marks the one month anniversary of the tragic death of Vermilion Parish Sheriff Deputy Allen Bares Jr. In honor of Bares’s 12 years of service as a sheriff deputy to Vermilion Parish, he was honored on Tuesday.
Abbeville officials are breathing easy in regards to the city’s financial situation after the first six months of the year. Sales tax revenues, water and sewer revenues and electric sales revenues are all ahead during the first six months of this year compared to the same time frame in 2013.

VFW Commander Tom Rigsby (in uniform) hands Tina Bares, Allen Bares Jr’s wife, a special award from the national VFW office. Also in the picture are Allen’s parents, Lynn and Allen Bares Sr.

Bank of Erath names Charley Steen on Board of Directors

Charley Steen

Bank of Erath is pleased to announce that Charley S. Steen has become a member of its Board of Directors. He was elected to that position by the Board of Directors at its November meeting.

Abbeville tennis courts to be resurfaced

The surface of the Abbeville tennis court is cracking.

Those who play tennis in Abbeville will be receiving a present just in time for Christmas.

Erath High senior Catherine Domingues Kiwanis Student of the Month

Erath High School senior Catherine Domingues (third from left) is the Abbeville Kiwanis Club Student of the Month for November.
Joining Domingues are (L to R) her parents Jim and Charlotte Domingues, Kiwanis Club President Anita Chaisson and Kiwanis Club member Mike Hardy. The club presented Domingues with a sign that she will display in her front yard.

Success simply does not come without hard work, something Erath High senior Catherine Domingues knows to be true.

Driver of White Ford Ranger gets ticket for running a red light

The Abbeville Fire Department, police and Acadian Ambulance responded to the accident.

Milton Mouton was given a ticket by the Abbeville Police Department after he ran a red light and hit the car driven by Laurie Fitch Monday afternoon at around 3:30 in front of the Farm Bureau Cent

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Front Row (L to R): Kennedi Rodriguez, Alani Richard, Laci Frederick, Mollie Landry, Alexis Stelly Back Row: Coach Kerry Richard, Johna Lewis, Courtney Dubois, Aubrey Desormeaux, Kaleigh Reaux, Coach Shelanne Richard, Chloe Leger, Jalehria Soelu and Coach Kent Rodriguez

ERATH - The Erath 10-and-under All-Stars dropped two games in the finals by a total of three runs against Lake Charles.

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