Casie Bennett

Normally, the Cattle Festival Beauty Pageant goes off without any problems. That was not the case at this year’s beauty pageant.

A shooting took place at the Woodmen of the World in Abbeville early Sunday morning.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person responsible for a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning at the Woodmen of the World Lodge on West Woodmen Road, just outside the city limits of Abbeville.

Jade's Lounge on Graceland Street was the scene of a shooting Sunday. The Abbeville police are searching for the shooter.

Abbeville police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning. Police responded to a call of shots fired at 2:59 a.m. after someone reportedly fired multiple rounds into a car parked near Jade’s Lounge at the corner of North Miles Street and Graceland Avenue.

Casie Bennett

A shooting took place at the Woodmen of the World in Abbeville early Sunday morning.

Jade's Lounge on Graceland Street was the scene of a shooting Sunday. The Abbeville police are searching for the shooter.

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Another bicyclist killed in Lafayette

Lafayette Police are investigating the death of a Lafayette bicyclist. 57 year old James McCarthy Jr. of Lafayette was killed when the bicycle he was riding collided with a truck.

Blood Drives Gives Away Newly designed T-Shirts

GUEYDAN – United Blood Services is asking Gueydan residents to donate blood at the Gueydan Duck Festival Blood Drive on Tuesday, August 19 from 12 to 6 p.m. at Johnny’s Drive In.

Gueydan Duck Festival Teen Queen Crowned

2014 Duck Festival Teen Queen Lauren Richard

GUEYDAN - Brown haired beauty, Lauren Richard was crowned the 2014 Duck Festival Teen Queen on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at the Gueydan High School Auditorium during the highlight of the Gueydan Duck

St. Paul’s, United Way ‘Stuff the Bus’ in Abbeville

Carlee LeBlanc collects some change for the “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive.”

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Abbeville teamed with the United Way of Acadiana Saturday in an effort to “Stuff the Bus.”

Abbeville man shot and killed in his mobile home

There is a bullet hole through the front window.

Jeffrey Smith, 55, of Abbeville died from the result of a gun shot early Sunday morning while he was in his mobile home.

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Sports

Vermilion Catholic quarterback Hunter Frith (35) looking to pass versus Welsh Friday night. The Eagles beat Welsh 32-26 in overtime.

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Tyler Derouen (28) running versus Welsh Friday night. Derouen scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime.

By Jordan Arceneaux, Sports editor

Lifestyle

Mrs. Phillip Michael LeBlanc

Makenzie Lynne Chaumont and Phillip Michael LeBlanc, both 23, exhanged wedding vows during at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Luke Simpson Methodist Church.

Obituaries

LAFAYETTE — Funeral Services for Oliver Curley Broussard age 85, will be held Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 1:30PM in David Funeral Home with Deacon Cody Miller officiating.

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