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.
A quiet Kaplan City Council meeting turned into a heated discussion between Mayor Kirk Champagne and two event chairmen last Tuesday. The Louisiana Cajun Food Fest chairman, Alice Stelly, and the Boogie on the Boulevard chairman, Mike Kloesel approached the council table to turn in two checks to the mayor for their respective events.

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


Gueydan Homecoming Court

GUEYDAN COURT - The 2014 Gueydan High School Homecoming Court enjoyed a recent afternoon tea at the home of Rep. Bob and Nancy Hensgens.

Erath High Homecoming Court

The members of the 2014 Erath High Homecoming Court are Raleigh Toups, Chelsey Huval, Sarah Watson, Tori Barras, Brooke Langlinais, Kaitlyn Goutierrez, Jenna Harrington, Tori Menard, Alix Puyau and

Truck catches fire in Kaplan

A vehicle fire occurred in the driveway of a home in Kaplan early Tuesday morning. The Ford truck is owned by Kissan Judge. The fire burned the vehicle and parts of the carport.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Sept. 1-8

Kim Paul Boudreaux
DOB: 7/25/1960
Charge: Aggravated Assault With a Firearm

Sy P. Broussard
DOB: 6/15/1971
Charge: Contempt of Court

VC holds off Erath comeback

Emile Trahan of VC and Erath’s Ross Granger and Zach Broussard (7) go up for the ball. Trahan came down with the catch.

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles hung on to beat the Erath Bobcats 35-30 Friday in a shoot out.



North Vermilion Captains: Grant Johnson (4), Terrence Lollis (7) and Seth Patin (2) before a game earlier this season. The Patriots host Notre Dame tonight at 7.

The North Vermilion Patriots put their two-game winning streak on the line when they host the Notre Dame Pioneers Friday at 7 p.m.


On their wedding day in 1964.


Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.


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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