Maurice Attorney Scott Dartez swears in Sherry Howell as an Alderwoman. Howell is joined by Bethel Howell, her mother-in-law. Howell is filling the seat left vacant by the sudden death her husband, Lynn.

An Abbeville police officer checks on the driver of the car after the car hit the side of the bed of a truck. The truck was crossing over the four-lane bypass from Rodeo Road. The car was driving on the bypass. No one was injured.

News

Ashari Terry goes up to the basket for Gueydan.

The No. 3 seed Gueydan Honeybears and the No. 2 Vermilion Lady Eagles advanced to the third round of the playoffs, while the Lady Bobcats of Erath were knocked out.

Maurice Attorney Scott Dartez swears in Sherry Howell as an Alderwoman. Howell is joined by Bethel Howell, her mother-in-law. Howell is filling the seat left vacant by the sudden death her husband, Lynn.

MAURICE — More than 50 people packed into Wednesday’s Village of Maurice Board of Aldermen meeting to see Sherry Howell officially sworn in to take the seat left vacant by the sudden death of her h

An Abbeville police officer checks on the driver of the car after the car hit the side of the bed of a truck. The truck was crossing over the four-lane bypass from Rodeo Road. The car was driving on the bypass. No one was injured.

Two Abbeville City Councilmen happened upon an accident this week involving a vehicle on Rodeo Road trying to cross the Bypass to reach Alonzo Street.

Sports

Conner Patin of NV

The District 3 All-District Soccer teams were released and it looks like if your first name is Conner or Connor, you did well on the team.

Rhett Maturin (left) of NVHS wrestles in the finals.

The North Vermilion Patriots’ wrestling team brought home two individual state wrestling titles over the weekend.

Emily Harrington

The Lady Bobcats of Erath had two players land on the District 3 Girls All-District First Team.
Brittany Dubois and Emily Harrington made the first team.

Lifestyle

Boy and Girl Staters - Adam Courville, Jennifer Faulk, Kayne Bourque, Grace Byler, Austin Sarver, Adrian Courville, Kelsey Trahan, Ezra Duhon and Kyler Duhon.

The American Legion Post 271 in Kaplan served over 200 families and 600 children with the Toys for Tots program this past Christmas.

Fancy Ladies and Gentlemen (l-r standing) Larry Landry, Liz Schexynader, Sheila LeBlanc, Rachel Trahan, Drake LeBlanc (stting l-r) Anita Landry, Mitzi Duhon, Debbie Baudoin and not pictured is Tony Barras.

On February 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm, The Wyndham Garden Inn Hotel in Lafayette, LA was the setting of Delcambre’s Krewe de Mystical Waters’ 18th annual Bal Masque.

La Palmera Spa recently held a “Martini and Mani Night” fundraiser for Links des Pink, a local breast cancer awareness and support group. Presenting the $100 donation is Jessica Meaux of La Palmera Spa to Kathy Cormier of Links des Pink. Links des Pink is a non-profit group with the sole purpose of raising money for mammograms, hope baskets, St. Jude’s, Hospices Camp Braveheart and for prosthesis, gas cards, monthly meetings and more for Miles Perret Cancer Service Center. If you or someone you know needs help please contact LaNell or Richard Melancon at 337-247-7465 or linksdespink@gmaild or view us at linksdespink.org.

Obits

January 3, 1933 - February 17, 2017

August 3, 1934 ~ February 17, 2017

DELCAMBRE – Funeral Services will be conducted for Mr. Aramise Joseph “Pepper” Martin, Jr., age 70, at 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Evangeline Funeral Home, Inc.

Vermilion Today

Abbeville Meridional

318 N. Main St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-4223
Fax: 337-898-9022

The Kaplan Herald

219 North Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548

The Gueydan Journal

311 Main Street
Gueydan, LA 70542