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.

UL football coach Mark Hudspeth

LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team released their 2015 schedule on Friday, featuring six home games at Cajun Field for the first time in four years, a pair of nationally-televised ESPN contests, and a season-opening date at Kentucky.

Patricia Gaspard

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

UL football coach Mark Hudspeth

Lawrence Levy III receives Key to Abbeville

Lawrence Levy III (far right) of Abbeville receives the Key to the City Friday afternoon at City Hall. Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza (middle) and Councilman Brady Broussard Jr.

Price of Louisiana oysters on the rise while supply is low

Raw oysters is still a popular item on the menu.

The price of eating oysters has been on the rise for the last two years but it is not slowing down the consumption of them, according to one restaurant owner.

SUV goes off road at Schreifer's Curve, south of Perry

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.

Ragin Cajuns release their 2015 football schedule

UL football coach Mark Hudspeth

LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team released their 2015 schedule on Friday, featuring six home games at Cajun Field for the first time in four years, a pair of nationally-televise

Eaton Park’s Landry Vermilion Parish Elementary Teacher of the Year

Eaton Park Elementary’s Katie Landry (second from left) is the Vermilion Parish Elementary Teacher of the Year. Joining Landry during the presentation of Eaton Park’s honors are Principal Lola Thomas, Eaton Park Support Person of the Year- Kindergarten Paraprofessional Cheryl Koch and Assistant Principal Sonya Louviere.

Like so many teachers, Katie Landry shows up for work each day with one goal in mind.

Abbeville City Council say no to Redflex Traffic System

Redflex cameras take photos of vehicles speeding.

Residents in Abbeville won’t have to worry about getting a ticket mailed to them from RedFlex Traffic System because the Abbeville City Council does not want to do business with RedFlex.

Vermilion Parish 4-H Show Results

Logan Goutierrez, of Erath High School 4-H Club, exhibited the Overall Champion and Champion Vermilion Bred Market Hog at the recent Vermilion Parish Livestock Show and Sale. This hog was also selected as Overall Reserve Champion Hog at the Acadiana District Livestock Show in February. Pictured are: (l to r)Benny Goutierrez, Sonia Marceaux of Marceaux Genetics, Dana Goutierrez, Connor Dubois, Logan Goutierrez, Bobby Bingham (judge); Hadley Dummond, Kennedy Marceaux, Tracy Marceaux, Eric Marceaux of Marceaux Genetics; and Dax Hebert.

The 2015 Vermilion Parish 4-H Livestock Show and Sale was the largest on record for our program.

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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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