Herbie Schilling, left, president and chairman of Schilling Distributing Company, Inc. shakes hands with Dr. Joseph Savoie, right, UL Lafayette President as Wayne Elmore, middle, past chairman of the RCAF board, looks on after signing a $1 million spo

LAFAYETTE - Schilling Distributing Company loves sporting events, tailgating and other activities that bring people together. In its latest community venture, Schilling is now the official beer distributor of Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics.

Scott Arceneaux

Abbeville Police arrested three and issued more than a dozen citations during a checkpoint that began Saturday night. The Abbeville Police Department conducted the sobriety checkpoint from 9 p.m. on Saturday to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Police set up the checkpoint on U.S. Hwy. 167 in front of Courtesy Motors.

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.

Herbie Schilling, left, president and chairman of Schilling Distributing Company, Inc. shakes hands with Dr. Joseph Savoie, right, UL Lafayette President as Wayne Elmore, middle, past chairman of the RCAF board, looks on after signing a $1 million spo

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

QSA 8-and-under All-Stars surprise many with second place finish

The 8-and-under All-Stars hold their sign saying they were the 2015 South Zone Baseball Super Regional Runner-Ups. They played Loreauville on Tuesday night in Youngsville. The players are (front row, left to right) Bryce Lege, Alexander “Zoobie” Marceaux, Jakarta Grogan, Jr., Jackson Trahan, Sam Mayard, Aiden Broussard; Back row (left to right) Landan Toups, Drew Dronet, Conner Gondron, Seth Leger and Logan Toups.

What a difference a year made.
A year ago this month the QSA 8-and-under All-Stars competed in the Pinto Super Region, and it did not go so well.

Abbeville police respond to crash involving stolen car

Police responded to the single-vehicle crash shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, July 14, at 12:52 p.m., officers of the Abbeville Police Department responded to La Hwy. 338 in reference to a single-vehicle crash.

Abbeville man has 2,000 plus comic books

Jason Cody Davis holds some of his comic books.

Jason Cody Davis of Abbeville is a 32-year-old comic book collector, who has collected more than 2,000 books in the last 20 years.
He fell in love with comic books when he was young.

QSA finishes fourth at Pony regional tournament in Erath

Members of the team are (bottom row, left to right), Owen Stutes, Cameron Durke, Christen Migues, bat boy Lane Goutierrez, Sage Suire and Colin Broussard. Top row, (left to right) Bo Lancon, Ryan Fobbs, Cabot Lebeouf, Landon Stubblefield, Aiden Mouton, Thomas Collins, and Austin Hebert. The coaches are Erick Durke, Shane Suire and Chip Goutierrez. (photo by Sadie Suire).

QSA’s 10-and-under All-Stars Head Coach Chip Goutierrez told his team before the Pony Regional Tournament, he did not want them to lose their first two games and then be knocked out early.

Avoyelles prisoner escapes, found in Abbeville

Jeremy Fontenot was found in Abbeville.

This past Saturday, the Abbeville Police Department was notified by Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office that an inmate had escaped from Avoyelles Parish Jail while on work release during the early mo

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Sports

Blaire Broussard (1) and Spence Boudreaux (40) are two freshmen for the Gueydan Bears, who are expected to get playing time this Friday in their home opener. (Photo by Beverly Vincent)

Not many teams in the area are going to start as many freshmen as the Gueydan Bears will on Friday night.

Lifestyle

Rosalee Mae Toups
A daughter, Rosalee Mae Toups, was born August, 4, 2015, at Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Mr. and and Mrs. Ted Toups.
Mrs. Toups is the former Megan Dubois.

Obituaries

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Gertie Miguez Broussard, age 85, at 3:00 pm Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Fr.

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