Patsy Hebert of the Abbeville Garden Club picks up trash Friday morning, shortly before the arrival of the judges for the state Cleanest City Contest.

Abbeville is back on top of the “Clean City” mountain. Abbeville won its district title in the Louisiana Garden Club Federation’s Cleanest City contest. Officials notified Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza Monday afternoon. Judging took place this past Friday morning.

The Kaplan Lady Pirates - the 2016 Class 3A state champions

SULPHUR - The Kaplan Lady Pirates won the Class 3A state title in impressive fashion. The No. 4 seed Lady Pirates (25-6) shut out the No. 15 seed Lutcher Bulldogs 4-0 early Sunday morning. The game started at 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 and ended at 1 a.m on Sunday, May 1.

Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats and University High volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but Erath came out on top for a 10-6 win. It was the first game of two-out-three series with U-High in the second round of the playoffs.

Patsy Hebert of the Abbeville Garden Club picks up trash Friday morning, shortly before the arrival of the judges for the state Cleanest City Contest.

The Kaplan Lady Pirates - the 2016 Class 3A state champions

Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

Abbeville wins State’s Cleanest City Contest

Patsy Hebert of the Abbeville Garden Club picks up trash Friday morning, shortly before the arrival of the judges for the state Cleanest City Contest.

Abbeville is back on top of the “Clean City” mountain.

Gueydan High students mourn loss of Tanner LaBauve

Tanner LaBauve

GUEYDAN - In the ordinary course of life, parents don't expect to out-live their children. But in the case of one Gueydan family the thought and fear was always there.

Kaplan High's Guerrini on list for state’s top principal

Kaplan Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini (kneeling second from left) said her students help make Kaplan High a great place to be an administrator.

KAPLAN — Hard work yields positive results.
Look no further than Kaplan High School for evidence of that.

Nungesser speaks at North Vermilion

Erath Mayor John Earl LeBlanc and his grandson, Alex LeBlanc, a student at North Vermilion, speak to Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser.

LEROY — As part of a project for their civics class, students at North Vermilion High could receive some extra credit if one of them could arrange for Gov.

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.

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Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats and University High volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but Erath came out on top for a 10-6 win.

Lifestyle

Jacob Alexander Chreene
A son, Jacob Alexander Chreene, was born April 12, 2016, at Women’s and Children’s to Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Chreene of Abbeville.

Obituaries

Jade Paul Menard, 25, died on April 25, 2016 in the city of Youngsville, La. His memorial was held at 10708 Highway 697, Abbeville, LA on April 29, 2016.

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