Patsy Hebert of the Abbeville Garden Club picks up trash Friday morning, shortly before the arrival of the judges for the state Cleanest City Contest.

Abbeville is back on top of the “Clean City” mountain. Abbeville won its district title in the Louisiana Garden Club Federation’s Cleanest City contest. Officials notified Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza Monday afternoon. Judging took place this past Friday morning.

The Kaplan Lady Pirates - the 2016 Class 3A state champions

SULPHUR - The Kaplan Lady Pirates won the Class 3A state title in impressive fashion. The No. 4 seed Lady Pirates (25-6) shut out the No. 15 seed Lutcher Bulldogs 4-0 early Sunday morning. The game started at 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 and ended at 1 a.m on Sunday, May 1.

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.

Patsy Hebert of the Abbeville Garden Club picks up trash Friday morning, shortly before the arrival of the judges for the state Cleanest City Contest.

The Kaplan Lady Pirates - the 2016 Class 3A state champions

Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

Rep. Blake Miguez was busy freshman legislator

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with 4-H members earlier in the session.

No one gave freshman State Rep. Blake Miguez the memo that a rookie legislator is supposed to sit back, watch and learn.

Abbeville Rotary Club honors Allen Bares Jr.

Jim Russo, president of Rotary, hands Tina a special award for her husband, Allen Bares Jr.

Just shy of one year ago, a family lost a father, husband and son, many more lost a friend and Vermilion Parish lost a dedicated public servant.

Tuesday marks one-year anniversary of Deputy Bares’ death

The first hour after finding Deputy Allen Bares Jr. shot and killed, there were
hundreds of law enforcement in Abbeville searching for his killers.

Many remember where they were and what they were doing the first time they heard about 9/11.

Vermilion Parish School Board honors Campbell with dedication

School Board Member Anthony Fontana hands Roderick Campbell, Charles Campbell’s son, the resolution. In the photo are Campbell’s family and his brother, Carlton.

The Vermilion Parish School Board honored one of its own Thursday night.
Long-time school board member Charles Campbell is battling cancer and has missed a few meetings lately.

Vermilion Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit arrests five

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According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Abbeville Eagles fall short of beating Crowley

The Abbeville Eagles managed to get behind and then rally to either tie the game or take the lead Wednesday night against the Crowley Millers in the American Legion action; However, down 8-6 in

Maurice Aldermen to vote on budgets

Village of Maurice officials -- (L-R) Alderwoman Phyllis Johnson, Alderman Kenneth “Keno” Picard, Mayor Wayne Theriot, Alderman Lynn Howell, and Clerk Melanie Denais.

MAURICE — Recent declines in sales tax collection in the Village of Maurice will be part of the discussion pertaining to both last year’s budget and the one for the coming year.

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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

Jacob Alexander Chreene
A son, Jacob Alexander Chreene, was born April 12, 2016, at Women’s and Children’s to Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Chreene of Abbeville.

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