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. The way the first half looked, it looked like the Eagles had the game in control and were en route to blow out Erath, leading 21-7.

Joseph James

Joseph James is behind bars after he picked the wrong person to allegedly try to rape.

Mary Harris (left) and Kenneth Brent Moore prepare a meal Friday morning at the St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center’s soup kitchen. Harris, the head cook, has prepared nearly 60,000 hot meals this year.

If food can feed the soul, then it makes sense that the cooking would come from the heart. There is plenty of that resonating from the St. Vincent de Paul Center soup kitchen at the St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center in Abbeville. “You have to have the heart for this kind of job,” Mary Harris said.

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

Joseph James

Mary Harris (left) and Kenneth Brent Moore prepare a meal Friday morning at the St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center’s soup kitchen. Harris, the head cook, has prepared nearly 60,000 hot meals this year.

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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.

Cooking With Heart

Mary Harris (left) and Kenneth Brent Moore prepare a meal Friday morning at the St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center’s soup kitchen. Harris, the head cook, has prepared nearly 60,000 hot meals this year.

If food can feed the soul, then it makes sense that the cooking would come from the heart.

Abbeville council reviews crime stats over 10 years

Abbeville Councilman Francis Touchet Jr.

Concerned about an increase in crime in the city, Abbeville Councilman Francis Touchet Jr. suggested in July that statistics be gathered and presented in an attempt to reach the source.

‘FIEB Backers aims to help school/students

One way the FIEB Backers Club raises money for their school is by working the concession stand at the LSU Tiger Stadium.

Every year, schools face difficult problems which include shrinking budgets, increasing class sizes, government mandates and the challenges of delivering quality education are daunting.

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Sports

Gueydan quarterbck Cade Sonnier (9) hands the ball off to Malik Criner (21) in Friday night’s game versus Sacred Heart.

The Sacred Heart Trojans flexed their offensive muscles in the game versus the smaller Gueydan Bears Friday night at Gueydan High School.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Phillip Michael LeBlanc

Makenzie Lynne Chaumont and Phillip Michael LeBlanc, both 23, exhanged wedding vows during at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Luke Simpson Methodist Church.

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