Organizers of the Giant Omelette Celebration are celebrating the event’s 30th year. Three involved with the group are celebrating their own milestones this year. Mickey Atchetee, Darrel Comb and Brenda Comeaux Trahan have risen to the rank of chevalier, the chefs who help prepare the 5,000 egg omelette.
All Saints Day is this Saturday and St. Mary Magdalen Parish releases its cemetery schedule.  During this annual commemoration, cemeteries are blessed in order to remember those who have gone on before us in death.  This year the schedule for the blessing of cemeteries is as follows:

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.

The Giant Omelette Celebration turns 30 years old this year and because of that, the person who is in charge of landing the music entertainment for the Celebration got the green light to try and get good musical entertainment.

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.


Kaplan mayor talks about the 2013 year

As the book gets ready to close on 2013, Kaplan Mayor Kirk Champagne gave thought to the many accomplishments and challenges the city faced throughout the year.

Connor, Sanders win Abbeville Meridional coloring contest

Abigail Connor

Abigail Connor, 8, won the girls Meridional’s Coloring Contest for Christmas. She won a karoake machine from Radio Shack in Abbeville. Matthew Sanders, six, was the boys coloring contest winner.

The Robins have arrived in Vermilion Parish

When winter rolls around, some of us like to head to Colorado, Chicago or New York to see snow. The American Robin is opposite. The song birds fly south for the winter.

Trash trees get new life as ‘log deers’ in Abbeville

Viola and Allen Labry show off their unique reindeer directions.

One man's trash is another man's treasure, it is said.
It can also be said that one man's trash trees are another man's Christmas decorations. Allen Labry can certainly make that claim.



Kaplan’s Grant Frick runs up the sideline chased by Ashton Greene (32) and Bradley Davis (8) during the Pirates’ 22-14 win Friday night.

The ninth straight victory for the Russo Trophy did not come easy for the Kaplan Pirates Friday night.


Tabatha Broussard and Joshua Trahan

Miss Tabatha Broussard of Maurice, and Mr. Joshua Trahan of Kaplan, are announcing their engagement and plans to marry.


Merline T. Broussard, Ph.D., 78, passed away October 28, 2014, after a brief illness. Dr. Broussard is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, Earle J. Broussard and one son, Brian M.

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