Suzanne Carroll and her horses take a photo in front of St. Mary Magdalene Church in Abbeville.

Many have a “bucket list” that they would like to accomplish in their life time. Doug and Suzanne Carroll of Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, Canada are living out their “bucket list” now. They are traveling from California to Florida on the back roads as a way to see things and meet as many things as possible.

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

BATON ROUGE - The news is not good when it comes to Louisiana’s budget next year. Higher education and health care services are bracing for deep cuts next year. Louisiana’s colleges and universities have been told to brace for at least $300 million in financial reductions during the next fiscal year.

Allen Bares Jr.

District 26 State Senator Jonathan “JP” Perry pre-filed legislation for consideration at the 2015 Regular Session this spring to honor the late Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Bares Jr. Deputy Bares was shot when he responded to suspicious activity he observed while off-duty last June.

Suzanne Carroll and her horses take a photo in front of St. Mary Magdalene Church in Abbeville.

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

Allen Bares Jr.

Record 325 compete in Beignet Boogie 5K in Abbeville

A group of runners take off on the road behind Mt. Carmel school.

Sunday morning was perfect to run three miles through Abbeville neighborhoods and then feed your face full of beignets when you were done.

Part of South Airport Road in Abbeville will be closing next month

Next to MaxiMart in Abbeville, South Airport Road will be closed, starting next month for construction.

If you travel on South Airport Road, between La. 14 and Jacquelyn Street in Abbeville, mark on your calender Feb. 2. That is the day part of South Airport Road will close for 45 days.



Logan Goutierrez of Erath came off the bench and hit some big shots, including the game-winner with 14 seconds left.


Monette Bolden had 13 points in the win for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Lady Bobcats (10-9 overall) had a great week of basketball this past week.


Mrs. Gregg Ryan Coyle

Miss Jennifer Langlinais and Gregg Ryan Coyle were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville.

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