Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

ERATH - Looking for something to do Friday and Saturday in Vermilion Parish? Erath is the place to be. Starting at 6 on Friday, the carnival rides will begin and will end at 12:30 a.m. Abbeville’s own Beau Young Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Keith Frank will follow at 10 p.m. until midnight.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Bob Jones of Abbeville has caught his share of red fish, so when he decided he wanted to carve a fish out of wood, it was a no brainer on what type a fish he would carve - a red fish. Jones is a member of the Acadien Wood Carving Guild, based in Abbeville.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Kaplan woman.

Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Abbeville's own Koryn moves on to The Voice finals

Koryn Hawthorne sings on The Voice this past Monday.

Koryn Hawthorne of Abbeville is moving on to the finals of The Voice.
Tuesday night Koryn found out America voted her as one of the four finalists on this year’s The Voice.

Driver walked away from accident north of Kaplan

The SUV flipped a couple of times and stopped in a sugar cane field.

The driver of this SUV walked away from the accident with just a scratch on his hand.
The one vehicle accident occurred Sunday afternoon on La. 13, north of Kaplan.

A mother’s Hope

Kayla Case holds her 4-year-old daughter Ryley Hope Case.

Sunday was Mother’s Day, a special day for so many families.
When Kayla and Gerald Case look into the smiling face of their 4-year-old daughter Ryley, they indeed see something special.

Abbeville will be featured tonight on The Voice

Koryn Hawthorne with her principal, Mrs. Spraggins

The Voice will feature Abbeville and Koryn Hawthorne tonight on NBC's The Voice. It starts at 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Koryn's return to Abbeville was memorable

Koryn Hawthorne on her float in Abbeville.

It’s back to work for Abbeville’s own Koryn Hawthorne after a crazy couple of days in Abbeville.

Previous Abbeville Robbery now a Homicide

The Abbeville Police Department began investigating a complaint from Abbeville General Hospital that Rickey Picard Jr. was receiving medical treatment due to a recent beating.

Baton Rouge Man Booked on 100 Counts of Child Pornography

Albert J. Doyle Jr.,

BATON ROUGE—Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced today that a multi-agency investigation has led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man on 100 counts of distributing child pornography.

Abbeville council looks at weapon ordinance

The state’s Constitution grants Louisiana citizens the right to bear arms, however, there are restrictions as to where one can possess a dangerous weapon.

Crash on La.14 near Gross Isle claims life of an Erath man

After stopping at the stop sign on North Gross Isle Road, the driver of the dark Ford truck (left) began to turn left and did not see the light grey Ford truck (right) heading on La. 14.

Thursday, shortly before 2:00 pm Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatality crash on LA Highway 14 at Grosse Isle Road east of Abbeville that left an Erath man dead.

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Sports

KYAAs 12u Fastpitch Softball Team placed first this past weekend in the Scott Area Team Sports Allstar tournament held in Scott, La. Team members include Coaches Bart Baudoin, C.J. Chargois, Ryan Hebert and David Packard, Janiya Small, Lexi Broussard, Kinley Duhon, Maddie Campisi, Carina Chargois, Je Johnnie, Jayden Baudoin, Molly Sistrunk, Jozie Jameyson, Ava Hebert, Gabrielle Marceaux, and Lauryn Packard.

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Mrs. Brett Elias

Miss Cori Dupuis became the bride of Mr. Brett Elias on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice, La.
Father Louis Richard officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

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