Charges have formally been upgraded for four men allegedly involved in the robbery and beating of Rickey Picard Jr. in early April.

Wayne Landry

Wayne Landry announced during a meeting in April that he considered stepping down from his District D seat on the Abbeville City Council. Landry confirmed Tuesday during a regular city council meeting that he will in fact not resign. Landry made the announcement during his allotted comment time.

Wilson Hargrave

Three Vermilion Parish men and one female have been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center on Burglary charges.

Wayne Landry

Wilson Hargrave

Charges upgraded in connection to death

Charges have formally been upgraded for four men allegedly involved in the robbery and beating of Rickey Picard Jr. in early April.

Koryn grows during run on ‘The Voice’

Photo by Chris Rosa
A reporter interviews Koryn Hawthorne (middle) and “The Voice" Judge Pharrell Williams during Monday’s red carpet event.

By Chris Rosa, Managing Editor

Gueydan High Graduation

Kaneon Dupuis was chosen as one of the recipient of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce Scholarships presented by Beverly Baker, Scholarship Chairman. The Gueydan High School Graduation was held on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at the Bill Searle Gymnasium.

Kaneon Dupuis was chosen as one of the recipient of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce Scholarships presented by Beverly Baker, Scholarship Chairman.

Gueydan High Graduation

Valedictorian Samantha David graduate of Gueydan High School was the recipient of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce Scholarship presented by Scholarship Chairman Beverly Baker.

Valedictorian Samantha David graduate of Gueydan High School was the recipient of the Gueydan Chamber of Commerce Scholarship presented by Scholarship Chairman Beverly Baker.

Shelby Mouton crowned Miss Gueydan

Shelby Mouton was crowned the 2015 Miss Gueydan on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Gueydan High School Auditorium. She is a sophomore at Gueydan High School.

GUEYDAN - Last Saturday night was a dream come true for Shelby Mouton. For the first time she interviewed, walked and modeled as a contest for the Miss Gueydan Pageant.

Retirement for five Gueydan teachers

Five teachers from Jesse Owens Elementary School and Gueydan High School are retiring after over one hundred combined years of educating children from first grade to twelve grade. Front row from left, Gueydan High School teacher, Melanie Hensgens; Jesse Owens Elementary teachers Becky Fluitt and Melissa Hair. Back row, Jesse Owens Elementary School teachers, Monica Chapman and Sherry Zaunbrecher.

Five teachers from Jesse Owens Elementary School and Gueydan High School are retiring after over one hundred combined years of educating children from first grade to twelve grade.

Half of Erath High grads get rained on

Nick Bergeron raises his hands in the air and enjoys the rain while others take off running for cover.

On Thursday night, Erath High principal Marc Turner made the decision - to move Saturday's EHS graduation indoors because of the threat of rain.

Born To Help

Anna Hebert (middle) accepts her plaque from School Board member Laura LeBeouf and a check from Vermilion Bank’s Chantell Menard.

Anna Hebert of Kaplan High School was somewhat surprised when she heard she named Vermilion Parish High School Student of the Year.

First-ever Jason O’ Brien Memorial Scholarship given to Gueydan student

Representatives of the Vermilion Football League present Gueydan High senior Alexis Breaux with the Jason O’Brien Memorial Scholarship. Taking part in the presentation are (L-R) Cory Samuels, Alexis Breaux, Lammond Williams, Lawrence Williams, Rob Roy and Jon Lovett. The men are wearing J.O. 23 to honor the late O’Brien’s football jersey number at Abbeville High and Northwestern State.

Jason O’Brien excelled on the football field while at Abbeville High School, a level of play he continued at Northwestern State University.

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Sports

Gueydan’s Cheyenne Lacomb earned a spot on the All-District First Team in a utility spot.

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VC’s Bella Doucet earned first team All-District honors in the outfield.

Thirteen total Vermilion Parish softball players earned a spot on either the first or second teams in District 7-1A.

Lifestyle

Clayton Chauvin rehearsing for ‘Rainmaker’.

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(bottom) Michael Durand, Jennifer Young, Andrew Palmintier, and Clayton Chauvin as The Rainmaker. (top) Michael J. Parich, Sr. and Andrew Mills.

When the lead actor dropped out of her production three weeks before opening night, director Dianne Moss found herself in a situation she had never encountered.

Obituaries

ERATH — A Mass of Christian Burial for Marianne Geoffroy Thibodeaux, 92, will be 11:00AM Friday May 22, 2015 in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Rev. Bill Melancon officiating.

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