KAPLAN - Kade Abshire could have been sentenced to 30 years in prison for vehicular homicide, but because it was his best friend he killed in a truck accident two years ago, Abshire will not be going to jail.

Students at Erath High left notes and flowers for their former teacher, Amy Brown Noel.

ERATH - Since the death of Erath High School teacher Amy Brown Noel, her classroom door has been closed, and there is a good chance it will remain closed the rest of the school year.

Aaron Dartest will be the new Abbeville High Wildcat mascot.

Thursday night is a big night for one Abbeville High School senior. Aaron Dartest will make his debut as the new Abbeville High School Wildcat Mascot in the home opener to begin the season.

Students at Erath High left notes and flowers for their former teacher, Amy Brown Noel.

Aaron Dartest will be the new Abbeville High Wildcat mascot.

J.H. Williams takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

J.H. Williams Middle School administrators (seated L-R) Ryan Abshire, Lysonia Robertson, Principal Dana Primeaux and Kimberly Etie accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon. Doing the honors of pouring are staff members (L-R) Rodney LaSalle, Bruce Bass, Dean Dronet and Chuck Guardia.

Money continues to pour in to the ALS Association thanks to the group’s Ice Bucket Challenge.

2014 Duck Festival Queen

2014 Gueydan Duck Festival Queen
Macy LeBlanc

GUEYDAN - Dark hair beauty, Macy Michelle LeBlanc was crowned the 2014 Duck Festival Queen Saturday afternoon at the Duck Festival Building among family, friends and spectators.

Family, friends of homicide victims meet with officials in Abbeville

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy (left), Lt. David Hardy (middle) and Abbeville Councilman Wayne Landry take part in discussion
during Wednesday’s meeting.

Abbeville City Councilman Wayne Landry organized a town hall meeting weeks ago to discuss the open homicide cases in both Abbeville and Vermilion Parish, not knowing exactly what would come of it.

North Vermilion head football coach worries about moisture in the air

North Vermilion head coach Richard Prejean talks at the Rotary meeting in Abbeville on Wednesday.

Vermilion Parish football fields have been getting soaked because of afternoon showers. One parish football head coach is beginning to get nervous because of the moisture.

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VC quarterback Gage Trahan (9) throwing to Payton Trahan. Gage completed four of nine passes for 89 yards.

LAFAYETTE – The Vermilion Catholic Screamin’ Eagles have work to do – nothing that can't be addressed, but work to do nonetheless – after dropping a 12-6 decision to Opelousas Catholic on Thursday

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Ashley Domingue and Charles Hunter

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Domingue of Kaplan, La. along with Ms. Tina Newman and Mr. Charles L. Hunter, Sr. of Lake Charles, La.

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