The team takes a picture after the loss on Saturday morning.

YOUNGSVILLE — The QSA 7-and-8-year-old All-Stars took third place in the Pinto World Series that ended Saturday. The All-Stars, after losing their first game of the World Series on Wednesday, battled back through the loser’s bracket and reached the semifinal game.
LAFAYETTE PARISH – On Thursday, July 28, at approximately 11:20 pm, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on U.S. Hwy. 167 near Teljean Road in Lafayette Parish. The crash claimed the life of 57-year-old Brent Abshire of Kaplan.

Speaker Taylor Barras, Rep. Terry Landry and Rep. Stuart Bishop (seated L-R) take part in a panel organized by One Acadiana.

Driving the roads in Louisiana leaves a little bit to be desired. The issue facing the state in making improvements in that regard is a $12.7 billion hole for road and bridge repairs and maintenance. An avenue for those who desire better roads, as well as bridges, in the state is an increase in the state’s gasoline tax.

The team takes a picture after the loss on Saturday morning.

Speaker Taylor Barras, Rep. Terry Landry and Rep. Stuart Bishop (seated L-R) take part in a panel organized by One Acadiana.

Breaux Bridge man killed in motorcycle fatality

St. Martin Parish – On Friday, shortly before 9:00 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash on LA 3177 at Oakridge Court in St. Martin Parish.

Abbeville Police respond to shooting

Abbeville Police are continuing an investigation after a suspect shot a man in the head while the victim drove on Graceland Avenue.

Political Presidential Memorabilia

The Gueydan Museum will host a reception Sunday, April 17, at 3 p.m. to introduce the new exhibit ‘Choosing our President’ political presidential memorabilia from the collection of Tom Angers

GUEYDAN - The Gueydan Museum in partnership with Tom Angers of Lafayette recently unveiled a special exhibit on Sunday, April 17, at 3 p.m. during a meet and greet reception.

Lake Charles man killed in crash north of Erath

Not much was left of the 2016 Corvette after it came to a stop. Debris of the car had to be collected and it now sits in a pile. The only thing left of the car was the cab (next to the pile ).

Early Monday, shortly before 12:25 a.m., Louisiana State Police, Troop I responded to a fatal crash on LA Highway 339 near Reno Road in Vermilion Parish.

No tobacco will be allowed on grounds of Abbeville General

Abbeville General has adopted a 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy that will become effective May 1.
As of this date, patients, staff, and visitors will no longer be allowed to use tobacco products of any type, including smokeless and electronic tobacco products, on any part of the hospital campus.

Vermilion Parish School board adopts new insurance plan

Vermilion Parish School Board employees now have new health insurance options to select from.
At Thursday’s meeting, the school board adopted three different health insurance plans with Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel installed as 7th Bishop of Lafayette

Lafayette Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel leaves the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette Friday after his installation ceremony. (Photo by JM Walker Photography)

On Friday, April 15, the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette hosted the Celebration of the Eucharist and Rite of Installation of His Excellency, the Most Reverend John Douglas Deshotel, DD, as the seventh Bishop of Lafayette. He succeeds the Most Reverend Michael Jarrell, DD, who was among those who participated in Friday’s proceedings.

ATV crash claims life of Church Point woman

ACADIA PARISH — On April 12, 2016, shortly before 6:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop I responded to a report of an ATV crash on Louisiana Highway 370 near St.

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A son, Jamieon Isaiah Walker, was born, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Abbeville General to Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Walker of Abbeville.

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