Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

A little star was born Friday night for the Abbeville Wildcats. That little star is junior Jose Pedroza. Pedroza had a hand in Abbeville’s three touchdowns and came up with a big defensive hit for the Wildcats in their 21-6 jamboree victory over the North Vermilion Patriots. It was also his first varsity start.

Paul (son), Cheryl & David Trahan

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita approaching, the Abbeville Meridional continues our series of articles with David and Cheryl Trahan’s recount of the storm.
If you see a school bus that is stopped, there are kids around. Protocol is in place to assure the kids who are loading or unloading the bus remain safe. Unfortunately there are cases when other drivers are not obeying laws regarding school buses.

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

Paul (son), Cheryl & David Trahan

J.H. Williams takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

J.H. Williams Middle School administrators (seated L-R) Ryan Abshire, Lysonia Robertson, Principal Dana Primeaux and Kimberly Etie accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon. Doing the honors of pouring are staff members (L-R) Rodney LaSalle, Bruce Bass, Dean Dronet and Chuck Guardia.

Money continues to pour in to the ALS Association thanks to the group’s Ice Bucket Challenge.

2014 Duck Festival Queen

2014 Gueydan Duck Festival Queen
Macy LeBlanc

GUEYDAN - Dark hair beauty, Macy Michelle LeBlanc was crowned the 2014 Duck Festival Queen Saturday afternoon at the Duck Festival Building among family, friends and spectators.

Family, friends of homicide victims meet with officials in Abbeville

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy (left), Lt. David Hardy (middle) and Abbeville Councilman Wayne Landry take part in discussion
during Wednesday’s meeting.

Abbeville City Councilman Wayne Landry organized a town hall meeting weeks ago to discuss the open homicide cases in both Abbeville and Vermilion Parish, not knowing exactly what would come of it.

North Vermilion head football coach worries about moisture in the air

North Vermilion head coach Richard Prejean talks at the Rotary meeting in Abbeville on Wednesday.

Vermilion Parish football fields have been getting soaked because of afternoon showers. One parish football head coach is beginning to get nervous because of the moisture.

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Hannah Soileau of Erath High

Hannah Soileau is a 17 year old senior at Erath High School. She maintains a 4.0 grade point average while playing four sports. Her parents are Kyle and Simmie Soileau.

Lifestyle

The 2014 La. Cattle Festival royalty will be giving up their crown next month.

The Louisiana Cattle Festival is in search of young ladies of all ages and young men ages 0-4 to enter their pageants to be held on September 12 and 13, 2015 at the Abbeville High Auditorium.

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