Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats and University High volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but Erath came out on top for a 10-6 win. It was the first game of two-out-three series with U-High in the second round of the playoffs.

Kaplan's Jennifer Faulk slides home safely.

Kaplan....3 Iota.........0

The Lady Eagles fell 8-3 to No. 2 Cedar Creek Friday in Sulphur.

SULPHUR — Chalk this trip on Friday to the Fast Pitch 56 state softball tournament as a learning experience for the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles. The Lady Eagles dropped an 8-3 quarterfinal game to Cedar Creek on Friday at Sulphur's North Frasch Complex.

Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

Kaplan's Jennifer Faulk slides home safely.

The Lady Eagles fell 8-3 to No. 2 Cedar Creek Friday in Sulphur.

Familiar Police Jury in Vermilion Parish

In the photo are (left to right) police jury attorney Paul Moresi III, jurors Sandrus Stelly, Leon Broussard, Pervis Gaspard, Cloris Boudreaux, Paul Bourgeois, Mark Poché, Errol Domingues, Jason Picard, Dane Hebert, Wayne Touchet, Nathan Granger and Kevin Sagrera. Sitting left to right are jurors Ron Darby and Ronald Menard. Linda Duhon is the parish administrator.

There are a lot of familiar faces on the new Vermilion Parish Police Jury.
At Monday night’s police jury meeting, the new board took over. Out of the 14, 13 are returning police jurors.

Abbeville resident new state emergency director

James Waskom

Abbeville resident and attorney James Waskom was appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards on Monday as the Director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).

Cassidy ready to work with Edwards

(LSN Staff Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, left, listens to Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana president and CEO, during a meeting Friday at the Picard Center in Lafayette.

By Harlan Kirgan, LSN Editor

Dardenne: State budget problems are severe

(LSN photo by Harlan Kirgan)
Jay Dardenne talks about the state budget situation during a meeting held by One Acadiana on Friday in Lafayette.

By Harlan Kirgan, LSN Editor

Richard Sale Barn in Abbeville doing well

Where animals were once auctioned off, musicians now play and spectators watch and are entertained at the Richard Sale Barn. Photo by Mandie David Kiddy

Richard Sale Barn is rich in cultural heritage, and has been a social gathering place in Abbeville since the 1930s.

TOPS Changing?

Rep. Bob Hensgens (left) and Rep. Blake Miguez talks with NV Civic Class on Thursday.

If you have a child in high school today, you may want to brace yourself for possible changes to TOPS, according two Vermilion Parish legislators.

Four stopped by Vermilion Narcotics Task Force

Bessard

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

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Sports

Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats and University High volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but Erath came out on top for a 10-6 win.

Lifestyle

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza joins the Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville Chapter during their general chapter meeting on April 5 to present and read an official proclamation honoring April 03-06 as National Junior Auxiliary Week. Mayor Piazza thanked the chapter for their leadership, dedication and service to the community over the years. Mayor Piazza has been a supporter of JA of Abbeville since his installation as and the chapter is immensely grateful for his friendship. Members showcased their JA pride by wearing their chapter color, blue, and signifying their JA Week theme “Let BLUE Reign”.

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Members of JA of Abbeville gathered for dinner at the new Riverfront location following the final chapter meeting of the JA year and in observance of Junior Auxiliary Week. Pictured are Marcy Lege, Shelly Libersat, Rita Broussard, Tara Duplantis, Renee Bertrand, Beverly Lege, Angie Detraz, Hollie Trahan, Tanya Istre, Liz Perry, Jamie Corner, Angelle Broussard, Dr. Anita Carrere, Laurie Gunter and Renee Duhon.

Obituaries

Jade Paul Menard, 25, died on April 25, 2016 in the city of Youngsville, La. His memorial was held at 10708 Highway 697, Abbeville, LA on April 29, 2016.

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