Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

ERATH - Looking for something to do Friday and Saturday in Vermilion Parish? Erath is the place to be. Starting at 6 on Friday, the carnival rides will begin and will end at 12:30 a.m. Abbeville’s own Beau Young Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Keith Frank will follow at 10 p.m. until midnight.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Bob Jones of Abbeville has caught his share of red fish, so when he decided he wanted to carve a fish out of wood, it was a no brainer on what type a fish he would carve - a red fish. Jones is a member of the Acadien Wood Carving Guild, based in Abbeville.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Kaplan woman.

Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Abbeville student wins Acadiana’s Boys & Girls Club youth award

Bre’Jai Robertson speaks to the Abbeville Kiwanis Club this past Tuesday.

After being named Boys & Girls Club of Acadiana “Youth of the Year,” Bre’Jai Robertson of Abbeville has the opportunity for the state honor.

Volunteers help pick up trash in Abbeville

Volunteers helped pick up trash last Saturday in Abbeville. The group met in Magdalen Square.

Volunteers spent last Saturday making Abbeville a cleaner place.
The effort was part of the Great American Cleanup. Nearly 100 volunteers took part.

Abbeville man invented simple way to help slowdown erosion along coastline

These strips of plastic are placed in four feet of water about three feet from the shoreline. The strips help stop sediment from washing back into the deep water.

Louisiana coastline is slowly disappearing because of erosion, and there is a race to find ways to slow it down.

Perry Bridge repair on schedule

The Perry Bridge has been closed since Dec. 1, 2014.

PERRY — Work on the Perry Bridge is nearly right on schedule.

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Sports

KYAAs 12u Fastpitch Softball Team placed first this past weekend in the Scott Area Team Sports Allstar tournament held in Scott, La. Team members include Coaches Bart Baudoin, C.J. Chargois, Ryan Hebert and David Packard, Janiya Small, Lexi Broussard, Kinley Duhon, Maddie Campisi, Carina Chargois, Je Johnnie, Jayden Baudoin, Molly Sistrunk, Jozie Jameyson, Ava Hebert, Gabrielle Marceaux, and Lauryn Packard.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Brett Elias

Miss Cori Dupuis became the bride of Mr. Brett Elias on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice, La.
Father Louis Richard officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

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