Patricia Gaspard

FORKED ISLAND — Forked Island E. Broussard Principal Patricia Gaspard received an e-mail Monday that she had to read twice. The e-mail originated from the Louisiana Department of Education.

The SUV came to a rest on its side in a ditch.

Friday morning around 10:30, Regina Lacour of Abbeville was heading north on La. 82, when for unknown reasons, she went off the road and flipped in a ditch. The single car accident occurred on Schreifer's Curve, which is about a mile south of Perry.

UL football coach Mark Hudspeth

LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team released their 2015 schedule on Friday, featuring six home games at Cajun Field for the first time in four years, a pair of nationally-televised ESPN contests, and a season-opening date at Kentucky.

Patricia Gaspard

The SUV came to a rest on its side in a ditch.

UL football coach Mark Hudspeth

Abbeville Kiwanis Club recognizes Harrington as Student of the Month

The Abbeville Kiwanis Club named Kaplan High Senior Jace Harrington (third from left) its “Student of the Month.” Joining Harrington are (L-R) Kaplan High’s Mary Pat Lachaussee, Kiwanis President Anita Chaisson, Kiwanis member Stanton Hardee and Kiwanis member Kathryn Hoag.

Jace Harrington’s Kaplan High School career will come to an end when he graduates on May 16.

Abbeville captures district clean city contest

Abbeville officials welcomed judges for the Clean City contest Tuesday morning with a gathering at city hall. Standing Back Row: Patsy Hebert, Abbeville Garden Club President, Francis Touchet, Councilman, Roxanna Champagne, Lafayette Garden Club, Director District 3, Liz Gremilion, Abbeville Garden Club, Dorothy Delaune, Debbie Corales, Linda Brashier, Betty Plummer, Cleanest City Contest Judges and Todd Travasos, Keep Abbeville Beautiful. Seated: Sandra Creswell, KAB Chairperson, Mayor Mark Piazza.

Dozens have spent the past few weeks preparing Abbeville for the arrival of Louisiana Garden Club Federation District Cleanest City, some volunteers picking up trash with their bare hands as late a

Erath High senior wants to be a teacher after college

With only a few more weeks left in school, Hannah Trahan is looking forward to attending UL to major in education.

Some have been discouraged to go into a career of elementary education, but Erath High School senior Hannah Trahan, 18, said she still finds it to be important, despite what others have been saying

Vermilion/Municipal Task Force arrests six on drug charges


According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion / Municipal task force recently made following arrests for drug related offenses due to undercover operations conducted withi


Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Abbeville taking part in Lt. Gov.’s ‘Leaders Against Litter’ initiative

Abbeville Public Works Director Clay Menard, MainStreet Manager Charlene Beckett and Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza (L-R) display the “Leaders Against Litter” T-shirts.

Leaders throughout Abbeville are joining Keep Abbeville Beautiful to participate in the inaugural “Leaders Against Litter” event this Friday, April 11, 2014.

Jammin’ Under the Oaks highlights Vermilion music acts

Magdalen Square, which holds Sounds on the Square (above), will host another music event this Saturday, Jammin' Under the Oaks.

There are plenty of musicians in Vermilion Parish who, for various reasons, have not been able to showcase their talents.
That will change this Saturday morning for four acts.



Abbeville’s Dre’vian Evans (15) dribbles past a West St. Mary defender Friday night.

After starting the season 0-7, it was hard for anyone to imagine the Abbeville Wildcats winning 18 of their next 21 games and winning the District 6-3A title.
However, it happened.

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