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.

Creation of mural underway in Abbeville

Robert Dafford’s mural already features an oyster and will soon have an accordion.

The Abbeville Film and Visitor’s Commission in cooperation with the City of Abbeville has commissioned a mural by world renowned Lafayette muralist Robert Dafford.

Why does VC head coach Kim Guidry continue to win?

Kim Guidry has won 751 games as coach of the Lady Eagles of VC.

Year in and year out, Vermilion Catholic Head Girls Basketball Coach Kim “Gidge” Guidry coaches her teams to victories.
How many victories, you ask?

Abbeville singer’s presence wows ‘Voice’ judges

Photo Courtesy of NBC
Abbeville’s Koryn Hawthorne performs “My Kind of Love” on NBC’s “The Voice.”

She had the choice between working with a pair of music heavyweights who own more than 15 Grammy wins, but Abbeville’s Koryn Hawthorne is now a member of Team Christina.

Photos of the VC/White Castle game on Tuesday

Leahi Camel runs into a White Castle player while passing the ball.

The VC Lady Eagles used teamwork and a solid defense to beat White Castle Tuesday night in the semifinals.
VC will play North Central Saturday at 2 p.m in the Class 1A finals.

Maurice officer's trial postponed

The two-vehicle crash occurred in Maurice on Oct. 11, 2012.

The trial for a Maurice Police officer involved in a crash that claimed the life of an 83-year-old Abbeville man has been postponed.



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.


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.


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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