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? In 30 years as a head coach at VC, she has accumulated 751 wins. It averages out to 25 wins a year.

Lexi Langlinais (left) and Kelly White play a key role in VC's success this year.

Every starter on the Vermilion Catholic team has a role which is one reason they will be playing in the Class 1A state finals on Saturday. While VC’s Ashailiee Brailey and Kaylen Collins get a lot of attention because they score, the three other starters know their role and do a pretty good job.

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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.

Kim Guidry has won 751 games as coach of the Lady Eagles of VC.

Lexi Langlinais (left) and Kelly White play a key role in VC's success this year.

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Abbeville’s Koryn Hawthorne performs “My Kind of Love” on NBC’s “The Voice.”

SUV goes off road at Schreifer's Curve, south of Perry

The SUV came to a rest on its side in a ditch.

Friday morning around 10:30, Regina Lacour of Abbeville was heading north on La. 82, when for unknown reasons, she went off the road and flipped in a ditch.

Ragin Cajuns release their 2015 football schedule

UL football coach Mark Hudspeth

LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team released their 2015 schedule on Friday, featuring six home games at Cajun Field for the first time in four years, a pair of nationally-televise

Eaton Park’s Landry Vermilion Parish Elementary Teacher of the Year

Eaton Park Elementary’s Katie Landry (second from left) is the Vermilion Parish Elementary Teacher of the Year. Joining Landry during the presentation of Eaton Park’s honors are Principal Lola Thomas, Eaton Park Support Person of the Year- Kindergarten Paraprofessional Cheryl Koch and Assistant Principal Sonya Louviere.

Like so many teachers, Katie Landry shows up for work each day with one goal in mind.

Abbeville City Council say no to Redflex Traffic System

Redflex cameras take photos of vehicles speeding.

Residents in Abbeville won’t have to worry about getting a ticket mailed to them from RedFlex Traffic System because the Abbeville City Council does not want to do business with RedFlex.

Vermilion Parish 4-H Show Results

Logan Goutierrez, of Erath High School 4-H Club, exhibited the Overall Champion and Champion Vermilion Bred Market Hog at the recent Vermilion Parish Livestock Show and Sale. This hog was also selected as Overall Reserve Champion Hog at the Acadiana District Livestock Show in February. Pictured are: (l to r)Benny Goutierrez, Sonia Marceaux of Marceaux Genetics, Dana Goutierrez, Connor Dubois, Logan Goutierrez, Bobby Bingham (judge); Hadley Dummond, Kennedy Marceaux, Tracy Marceaux, Eric Marceaux of Marceaux Genetics; and Dax Hebert.

The 2015 Vermilion Parish 4-H Livestock Show and Sale was the largest on record for our program.

New Vermilion, Acadia D.A. happy with his new job

Keith Stutes, the new district attorney

CROWLEY - Though he is only five weeks into his first term as district attorney for the 15th Judicial District, Keith Stutes gives the impression of a man who is both accessible and “hands-on.”

Filmmaker returns to Abbeville to create his first short film

Cody Pontiff watches the camera during filming.

This past weekend filming a short film took place in downtown Abbeville. Behind the production of the film were two Abbeville natives who helped write and produce the film.

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VC head coach Kim Guidry speaks to her team during a timeout earlier this year. The Lady Eagles will play North Central Saturday at 2 p.m. for the Class 1A state championship.

The Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles will play for the Class 1A state championship Saturday afternoon for the second time in three years after defeating White Castle 57-46 Tuesday night.

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