VC quarterback Hunter Frith hands the ball off to freshman Kalix Broussard in the fourth period.

When the game was over, classmates of VC freshman Kalix Broussard came up to him and congratulated him for how well he played against the bigger, stronger Catholic High Panthers. One female classmate told him, “I did not know you play varsity.”

The day before Coach Gary Adkins is going to have tests done, he was busy helping the players change their decal on their helmet at school on Thursday.

While most high school head football coaches are preparing for their first game of the season, Abbeville Head Football Coach Gary Adkins is also doing that, plus, he is preparing to have a brain scan and a biopsy this morning. Doctors found cancer in a thyroid gland in his neck earlier this week.

Jarod Duhon (left) was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats in early 2002-03 Brandon Johnson was a former defensive lineman and tight end who graduated from Abbeville High in 1999.

Sometimes you just have to break tradition and go where your heart is at that moment. The Abbeville Wildcats travel to Kaplan on Friday to battle the Pirates in a non-district game. For years, the game has been billed as the biggest rivalry in Vermilion Parish.

VC quarterback Hunter Frith hands the ball off to freshman Kalix Broussard in the fourth period.

The day before Coach Gary Adkins is going to have tests done, he was busy helping the players change their decal on their helmet at school on Thursday.

Jarod Duhon (left) was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats in early 2002-03 Brandon Johnson was a former defensive lineman and tight end who graduated from Abbeville High in 1999.

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Driver walked away from accident north of Kaplan

The SUV flipped a couple of times and stopped in a sugar cane field.

The driver of this SUV walked away from the accident with just a scratch on his hand.
The one vehicle accident occurred Sunday afternoon on La. 13, north of Kaplan.

A mother’s Hope

Kayla Case holds her 4-year-old daughter Ryley Hope Case.

Sunday was Mother’s Day, a special day for so many families.
When Kayla and Gerald Case look into the smiling face of their 4-year-old daughter Ryley, they indeed see something special.

Abbeville will be featured tonight on The Voice

Koryn Hawthorne with her principal, Mrs. Spraggins

The Voice will feature Abbeville and Koryn Hawthorne tonight on NBC's The Voice. It starts at 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Koryn's return to Abbeville was memorable

Koryn Hawthorne on her float in Abbeville.

It’s back to work for Abbeville’s own Koryn Hawthorne after a crazy couple of days in Abbeville.

Previous Abbeville Robbery now a Homicide

The Abbeville Police Department began investigating a complaint from Abbeville General Hospital that Rickey Picard Jr. was receiving medical treatment due to a recent beating.

Baton Rouge Man Booked on 100 Counts of Child Pornography

Albert J. Doyle Jr.,

BATON ROUGE—Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced today that a multi-agency investigation has led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man on 100 counts of distributing child pornography.

Abbeville council looks at weapon ordinance

The state’s Constitution grants Louisiana citizens the right to bear arms, however, there are restrictions as to where one can possess a dangerous weapon.

Crash on La.14 near Gross Isle claims life of an Erath man

After stopping at the stop sign on North Gross Isle Road, the driver of the dark Ford truck (left) began to turn left and did not see the light grey Ford truck (right) heading on La. 14.

Thursday, shortly before 2:00 pm Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatality crash on LA Highway 14 at Grosse Isle Road east of Abbeville that left an Erath man dead.

To her friends she’s still ‘just Koryn’

Koryn Hawthorne responds to her homecoming rally Wednesday at Abbeville High.

Koryn Hawthorne returned home to Abbeville Wednesday afternoon to a welcome worthy of a superstar.

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Sports

Abbeville quarterback Demarcus Collins and the AHS offense.

Despite beating the Abbeville Wildcats 10 years in a row, Kaplan Pirate Head Football Coach Stephen Lotief is not taking tonight’s matchup for granted.

Lifestyle

Rosalee Mae Toups
A daughter, Rosalee Mae Toups, was born August, 4, 2015, at Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Mr. and and Mrs. Ted Toups.
Mrs. Toups is the former Megan Dubois.

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