Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams

By Judy T. Mire, Kaplan editor

Chris Towery

Abbeville High head football coach Chris Towery informed Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry Monday that he is quitting Abbeville High School. Towery has only been the head coach at AHS for two years. In that time, he posted a 1-19 record.

One of two bullets that went through the metal roof at the Meridional.

Plenty of fireworks lit the skies of Vermilion Parish over the 4th of July weekend. Some celebrate holidays synonymous with fireworks, including July 4th and New Year’s Eve, by firing guns into the night sky. While what goes up in regards to fireworks leaves a colorful show, what comes out of a weapon must come down.

Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams

Chris Towery

One of two bullets that went through the metal roof at the Meridional.

Bypass bridge in Abbeville now open

The bridge over the Vermilion River in Abbeville is now open.

The bridge on the La. 14 Bypass in Abbeville is once again in operation after being closed for approximately 30 minutes.

Abbeville 12s finish third in state tournament

The Abbeville All-Stars finished third out of 13 teams in the state tournament.

KENTWOOD - Despite losing the first game of the Louisiana Cal Ripken Baseball Tournament, the Abbeville 12-and-under All Stars battled back through the loser’s bracket to finish third out of 13 t

Erath Fourth of July gets busy Friday and Saturday

Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

ERATH - Looking for something to do Friday and Saturday in Vermilion Parish?
Erath is the place to be.

Abbeville native carves 'Best in Show' red fish

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Bob Jones of Abbeville has caught his share of red fish, so when he decided he wanted to carve a fish out of wood, it was a no brainer on what type a fish he would carve - a red fish.

Single-vehicle crash claims life of Kaplan woman

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Kaplan woman.

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Chris Towery

Abbeville High head football coach Chris Towery informed Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry Monday that he is quitting Abbeville High School.

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Leonard and Gloria Hollier on their wedding day.

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Leonard and Gloria Hollier at their 50th anniversary party.

Leonard and Gloria Hollier of Abbeville celebrated their 50th golden wedding anniversary at a party held at the American Legion on June 20, 2015.

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