VC quarterback Hunter Frith hands the ball off to freshman Kalix Broussard in the fourth period.

When the game was over, classmates of VC freshman Kalix Broussard came up to him and congratulated him for how well he played against the bigger Catholic High Panthers. One female classmate told him, “I did not know you play varsity.”

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.

VC quarterback Hunter Frith hands the ball off to freshman Kalix Broussard in the fourth period.

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.

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Bobby J. Duhon candidate for Justice of Peace in Ward 4

Bobby J. Duhon

Bobby J. Duhon has announced that he will be a candidate for Justice of the Peace in Ward 4 for the Nov. 4 general election.
Bobby is a lifelong resident of Ward 4 and the Maurice area.

Kaplan's Jalen Bates: The Intimidator

Jalen Bates is 6-5 and weighs 237 pounds. Teams like Michigan, UL-Lafayette and Oregon State have got their eye on him.

KAPLAN- With an intimidating frame at 6 feet, 5 inches tall and built rock-solid at 237 pounds, Jalen Bates towers over everyone on the Kaplan High football team.

Vermilion 4-H Cooking Team place second in Nationals

The parish team of Anne Catherine LeBlanc, Victoria Frederick and Britney Broussard captured second place in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, 4-H Edition on Aug. 3 in New Orleans. (Photo by Rick Bogren)

NEW ORLEANS – A team of young chefs from Vermilion Parish earned second place in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, 4-H Edition on Sunday, Aug. 3.

Omega Protein to invest in Intracoastal City plant

INTRACOASTAL CITY – Omega Protein Corporation, a nutritional product company and a leading integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty protein products, announced an investment at its Int

Taylor Abshire makes North Vermilion his new home

Taylor Abshire (22) carries the ball for NVHS last year.

LEROY - The old cliché says that “home is where the heart is,” and it took Taylor Abshire a little while to get used to having a new home in the North Vermilion community.

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Dade Dieterich (3) had a good night for the Patriots.

LEROY – The North Vermilion Patriots vowed to get a fast start this season, and they accomplished the first step of that plan on Thursday with a 28-0 win over Hanson Memorial.

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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