Patricia Gaspard

FORKED ISLAND — Forked Island E. Broussard Principal Patricia Gaspard received an e-mail Monday that she had to read twice. The e-mail originated from the Louisiana Department of Education.

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. The single car accident occurred on Schreifer's Curve, which is about a mile south of Perry.

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-televised ESPN contests, and a season-opening date at Kentucky.

Patricia Gaspard

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

UL football coach Mark Hudspeth

Record 325 compete in Beignet Boogie 5K in Abbeville

A group of runners take off on the road behind Mt. Carmel school.

Sunday morning was perfect to run three miles through Abbeville neighborhoods and then feed your face full of beignets when you were done.

Part of South Airport Road in Abbeville will be closing next month

Next to MaxiMart in Abbeville, South Airport Road will be closed, starting next month for construction.

If you travel on South Airport Road, between La. 14 and Jacquelyn Street in Abbeville, mark on your calender Feb. 2. That is the day part of South Airport Road will close for 45 days.

Kaplan 's man bail set at $2.5 million

Shaylon Trevonne Alexander

Shaylon Trevonne Alexander of Kaplan received one of the highest bails ever handed down in Vermilion Parish on Wednesday.



Abbeville’s Dre’vian Evans (15) dribbles past a West St. Mary defender Friday night.

After starting the season 0-7, it was hard for anyone to imagine the Abbeville Wildcats winning 18 of their next 21 games and winning the District 6-3A title.
However, it happened.

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