Wendy Stoute

Vermilion Parish public school ended on Friday, which means it’s time for some school teachers and personnel to get new appointments for the next school year. A total of 68 new appointments, including voluntary and involuntary was approved at Thursday night’s school board meeting.

Megan Mouton

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month, a fact Megan Mouton wants to make more people aware of. Mouton, 14, an eighth grader at Mount Carmel, brought her message Tuesday to the Abbeville City Council during its regular meeting. “I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Scoliosis in January of this year,” Mouton told the council.
Charges have formally been upgraded for four men allegedly involved in the robbery and beating of Rickey Picard Jr. in early April.

Wendy Stoute

Megan Mouton

Charges upgraded in connection to death

Charges have formally been upgraded for four men allegedly involved in the robbery and beating of Rickey Picard Jr. in early April.

Koryn grows during run on ‘The Voice’

Photo by Chris Rosa
A reporter interviews Koryn Hawthorne (middle) and “The Voice" Judge Pharrell Williams during Monday’s red carpet event.

By Chris Rosa, Managing Editor

Gueydan High Graduation

Kaneon Dupuis was chosen as one of the recipient of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce Scholarships presented by Beverly Baker, Scholarship Chairman. The Gueydan High School Graduation was held on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at the Bill Searle Gymnasium.

Kaneon Dupuis was chosen as one of the recipient of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce Scholarships presented by Beverly Baker, Scholarship Chairman.

Gueydan High Graduation

Valedictorian Samantha David graduate of Gueydan High School was the recipient of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce Scholarship presented by Scholarship Chairman Beverly Baker.

Valedictorian Samantha David graduate of Gueydan High School was the recipient of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce Scholarship presented by Scholarship Chairman Beverly Baker.

Shelby Mouton crowned Miss Gueydan

Shelby Mouton was crowned the 2015 Miss Gueydan on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Gueydan High School Auditorium. She is a sophomore at Gueydan High School.

GUEYDAN - Last Saturday night was a dream come true for Shelby Mouton. For the first time she interviewed, walked and modeled as a contest for the Miss Gueydan Pageant.

Retirement for five Gueydan teachers

Five teachers from Jesse Owens Elementary School and Gueydan High School are retiring after over one hundred combined years of educating children from first grade to twelve grade. Front row from left, Gueydan High School teacher, Melanie Hensgens; Jesse Owens Elementary teachers Becky Fluitt and Melissa Hair. Back row, Jesse Owens Elementary School teachers, Monica Chapman and Sherry Zaunbrecher.

Five teachers from Jesse Owens Elementary School and Gueydan High School are retiring after over one hundred combined years of educating children from first grade to twelve grade.

Half of Erath High grads get rained on

Nick Bergeron raises his hands in the air and enjoys the rain while others take off running for cover.

On Thursday night, Erath High principal Marc Turner made the decision - to move Saturday's EHS graduation indoors because of the threat of rain.

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Sports

Gueydan’s Cheyenne Lacomb earned a spot on the All-District First Team in a utility spot.

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VC’s Bella Doucet earned first team All-District honors in the outfield.

Thirteen total Vermilion Parish softball players earned a spot on either the first or second teams in District 7-1A.

Lifestyle

Virgie Foreman and family traveled to Russellville, Arkansas to welcome the fifth family generation. The family also celebrated Mother’s Day and Virgie’s 94th birthday. Pictured (l-r) are Patricia Guidry, great grandmother; Danna Caldwell, grandmother; Virgie B. Foreman, great-great-grandmother; Chantelle Corkren, mother with Amelia Corkren and Kathlyn Stracener, mother with Beckett Stracener.

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