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.

From Wildcats to Ducks

The Martins at the Rose Bowl: (L-R) Kenneth Jr., Kheira, Willie Ruffin and Kenneth Sr.

Willie Ruffin Martin spent four years at Abbeville High cheering for the Wildcats.

Chemistry challenge from DOW Chemical for Vermilion Parish students/teachers

Left to Right: Patrice Mire & Adrienne Theriot, VPSB Curriculum Facilitators, Whitney Laasko, JHW, Mark Cresanti, Site Leader – Weeks Island Dow Chemical, Meaghan Schexnider, FIEB, Beau Hilty, Lead MME Engineer Dow Chemical, Jeannie Cormier, VPSB

Dow Chemical is sponsoring “You Be the Chemist Challenge.” The Weeks Island DOW Chemical Plant is offering to host a Vermilion Parish School System challenge.

Donor visits UL Lafayette College of engineering

Photo by Amy Windsor
Shown, from left, are LaShaun Bordelon, Donald Mosing, Keith Mosing, Dr. Joseph Savoie and Muhiad Elsanousy.

LAFAYETTE — Oil industry giant Donald Mosing got a chance Thursday to see how his contributions have helped the University of Louisiana at Lafayette develop one of the fastest-growing engineering p

Old contaminated sites in Vermilion Parish still need cleaning up

Today, weeds and trees live on one of the contaminated sites in Vermilion Parish.

It is no secret Vermilion Parish has had its problems when it comes to contaminated land and water, thanks to the oil and gas industry and chemical companies.

Hulin sworn in as new judge in Vermilion Parish

Laurie Hulin talks to the crowd after the swear-in.

For a few years Laurie Hulin was on the other side of the bench trying to prosecute criminals as an assistant district attorney in the 15th Judicial District. As of Jan.

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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

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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