Les Miles, the former LSU head coach

The Les Miles era in Baton Rouge has reportedly come to an end. A day after LSU fell to 2-2 with an 18-13 loss at Auburn, the Baton Rouge Advocate first reported that Miles has been fired as head coach. The news has since been confirmed by several other outlets.

The EHS defense swarms in for a for tackle.

LEROY - The North Vermilion defense could not stop Erath tailback Elijah Mitchell in Erath’s 34-0 district victory over the Patriots. But the bigger story of the night was the Bobcats’ defense. While Mitchell got his yards, 259 yards and three touchdowns, it was the defense that may be the unsung heroes.
LAFAYETTE – The Acadiana Planning Commission, One Acadiana, and LEDA will host a regional meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Lafayette.

Les Miles, the former LSU head coach

The EHS defense swarms in for a for tackle.

Abbeville's fire substation reopens

The Abbeville Fire Department’s Hebert Substation No. 2.

The oldest fire station in Abbeville will not see an extended break after all.

Kaplan goes Hollywood

Crew members work on a scene for “The Quarry” Monday afternoon at the Sunnyside Motel in Kaplan. The HBO crew will be filming in the city through this Saturday.

KAPLAN — When the series “The Quarry” debuts on Cimemax early next year, local viewers may recognize some of the scenery.

Abbeivlle's Koryn expects to have busy summer

Koryn sits on the Cleveland bench long before singing the national anthem last week.

Koryn Hawthorne is expected to have a busy summer, which is great news for the 17-year-old singing sensation.

Gross Isle Road in Vermilion now has two TV stars

The actors stand next to the Chevy Impala owned by Alvin Vallot from Vermilion Parish.

One road in Vermilion Parish is fast becoming the place to live on if you want to be a TV star.

Vermilion Parish teachers saying bye-bye to the profession

There were 77 teachers in the parish who either retired or resigned this year.

How education has changed over the last five years when it comes to teacher retirements and resignations in Vermilion Parish.

Daylily Festival in Abbeville big success again

Sharon Hebert (left) of Erath sales a daylily plant.

Once again, the Abbeville Daylily Festival was a success Saturday.
Before it opened Saturday, there were almost 100 people lined up ready to enter Magdalen Square.

One shot in drive-by shooting in Abbeville

Kolby Mitchell was arrested by the police for the shooting.

One man has been arrested and the Abbeville Police are searching for another man wanted in a drive-by shooting Friday off of Graceland Street.

What is being built in Maurice?

The new business is being built on the corner of highways 167 and 92 in Maurice.

MAURICE — Thousands who pass daily through the Village of Maurice will notice work being done near the corner of U.S. Highway 167 and La. Hwy. 92.

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Channing Spears rushed for 72 yards for Abbeville.

Abbeville High interim head football coach Kevin Kern is still scratching his head trying to figure out what is wrong with the Wildcats.

Lifestyle

The winners in the Miss (17-23 year old) Division were (left to right) Brooke Comeaux, 3rd Runner Up; Gabrielle Guilbeau, 4th Runner Up; Ashlee Guilbeau, 2015 LA Cattle Festival Queen; Victoria Roussel, 2016 LA Cattle Festival Queen and Photogenic; Kali Dore, 1st Runner Up; Emily Husband, 2nd Runner Up and Shelby Santaigo, Miss Congenialty.

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The winners in the Teen (14-16 Year old) Division were Courtlyn Johnson, 2nd Runner Up; Maci Bergeron, 1st Runner Up and Photogenic; Payton Broussard, 2016 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queenand Cassie Aloisio-2015 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queen.

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