Kaplan four-year-old has died

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Samantha Babineaux | Nathaniel Trahan

KAPLAN — Samantha Babineaux and Nathaniel Trahan were arrested by Kaplan Police for the beating of Babineaux's four-year-old son.
The child has died because of his injuries.

Gueydan Mardi Gras Royalty

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Krewe de la Chambre Royale presented the royal court Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Gueydan Civic Center, during the Wild West Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball. Members of the 2016 Krewe de la Chambre Royale’s royal court are, front row from left, Gabe Fluitt, and Laurine Boudreaux. Back row, Percy Lougon, Julie Lougon, Nick Hensgens, Stephanie LeBlanc, Queen Brenda Primeaux, King Randy Primeaux, Lana Marceaux, Roy Baker Sr., Timmie Melancon, and Logan Monceaux. Photo taken by: Stephanie Romero

GUEYDAN - With everything in place the royal court of the Krewe de la Chambre Royale walked out to an exhilarated crowd during the Krewe’s sixteenth annual Mardi Gras Ball held Saturday, Jan.

Geraldine Chauvin of Abbeville dies after vehicle hits her car from behind, causing her to veer into other lane, hitting GMC truck head-on near Kaplan High School

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A blue Buick Century driven by a New Iberia woman was hit from behind by a another vehicle, causing her to veer into the other lane, and hit the white GMC truck. The driver of the Buick was killed. The accident occurred in front of Kaplan High School.

According to Kaplan Chief of Police Boyd Adams, Geraldine Chauvin, 77, of Abbeville, died after the car she was driving, east on La.


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