Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

The Lady Eagles of VC are heading back to the Sweet 16 after knocking off St. Mary 41-30 Saturday afternoon. VC will play Tuesday night at 7:45 against White Castle in the semifinal game. The games are being held at McNeese University in Lake Charles.

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.

Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

Patricia Gaspard

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

Kaplan native rises to CEO of Girl Scouts

Rachel Broussard is shown working at a retreat for Girls Scouts.

A Kaplan native is now one of the two highest ranking people in Girl Scouts of Louisiana.

Gueydan City Council gets swron in

Town of Gueydan officials were sworn in at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 6 at 6 p.m. at Gueydan City Hall by Justice of the Peace, Tim LeBlanc.

Gueydan’s first baby born January 5

The Walton family welcomed Jon Taylor on Monday, January 5, making him Gueydan’s First Baby. The Walton family from left, Erin, Caroline, Isaac Jon Taylor and George Walton.

GUEYDAN - Jon Taylor Walton is officially Gueydan’s first baby of 2015. Jon Taylor came into the world on Monday, January 5, 2015.

LaPolitics Notebook

Jeremy Alford

Major State Tax Study Taking Shape

New Kaplan Judge

Newly sworn in Judge Stanton Hardee is being robed by his mother, Linda Hardee during the swearing in ceremonies held in the O.H. Deshotels courtroom at the Kaplan City Court.

By Judy T. Mire

Vermilion Parish residents those named Louisiana Master Farmers

(Photo by Bruce Schultz)
Nine new Louisiana Master Farmers were presented certificates on Jan. 13 at a meeting, of the Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts. From left to right are Ernest Girouard, coordinator, of the Louisiana Master Farmer Program; Master Farmer Cody Gregory, of Morehouse Parish; Master Farmer Brett Chiasson, of St. Charles Parish; Master Farmer James Wagley, of Natchitoches Parish; Brent Robbins, deputy commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry; Master Farmer John-Louis Harrison, of West Baton Rouge Parish; Kevin Norton, of Natural Resources Conservation Service; Master Farmer Alan Hebert, of Jefferson Davis Parish; Bill Richardson, LSU vice president for agriculture; and Master Farmer William J. Husband, of Vermilion Parish. Not pictured are Master Farmers Paul Ratliff, of West Carroll Parish; James Marsalis, of Claiborne Parish; and John Hensgens, of Calcasieu Parish.

BATON ROUGE – Nine individuals were recognized Tuesday (Jan.



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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