Ryley Hope Case

American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Vermilion Parish to be held on April 24. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Vermilion Parish will take place on April 24, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. at Kaplan High School located at 200 E. Pirate Lane Kaplan, LA 70548.
New Vermilion Parish District Attorney Keith Stutes let it be known that “fixing” tickets or “helping” with tickets are now a thing of the past, now that he is the new district attorney.

A.A. Comeaux Park has a sign that states no weapons are allowed in the park.

Did you know it is legal to bring an exposed gun into most parks in Abbeville? A person can display a .38 caliber pistol on his hip and there is nothing anyone can do. The Abbeville City Council wants to try and change that. What the person can not do is discharge a gun in the city limits. That’s against the law.

Ryley Hope Case

A.A. Comeaux Park has a sign that states no weapons are allowed in the park.

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.

VC Lady Eagles going back to the Sweet 16 with win

Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

The Lady Eagles of VC are heading back to the Sweet 16 after knocking off St. Mary 41-30 Saturday afternoon.

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Sports

North Vermilion’s Jordan Windmon earns parish MVP honors.

North Vermilion senior Jordan Windmon was recognized as the Vermilion Parish MVP and Abbeville head coach Berwick Hamilton earned coach of the year honors in the parish.

Lifestyle

The grounds are a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation with an advanced bird habitat certification.

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The home of Lauren Daspit and Steve Montgomery is situated on approximately two acres with landscape design and labor done by homeowners; a parterre vegetable garden; a semi-formal landscaping; a small fishing pond; a courtyard; four porches and multiple sitting areas to view yard; multiple arbors; topiaries and garden art.

Spring is in the air and the Abbeville Garden Club is preparing for the annual Abbeville Garden Tour.
This relaxing stroll will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral Services for Leslie "BB" James Bessard, (66) will be held, 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 821 1.J. Joiner Street.

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