The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

The Abbeville Police have warned the owner of the property at 700 E. Oak Street, off Graceland Avenue to stop the criminal activity on the property or else. Well, the criminal activity allegedly continued and the Abbeville Police enforced the “or else.”
More than 80 people gathered Tuesday evening in Abbeville with the goal to devise steps to answer growing concerns with crime. City officials met with residents at Visions of Hope, located in the old Herod High School building.
With big elections slated for October, Vermilion Parish is peppered with political signs at the moment. Unfortunately for some candidates, there are not as many signs as originally intended.

The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

Vermilion’s academic ranking attracts new teachers

Many new teachers are happy to be in Vermilion Parish.

With a teacher shortage throughout the state, a certified teacher has his or her picking when it comes to selecting a parish to teach in.

Lowe’s tax nears end in Abbeville

The 1/2 percent sales tax approved for the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store in Abbeville seven years ago will go away sometime between now and the end of September.

One Acadiana announces ‘Priorities for a Better Acadiana’

Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana president and chief executive officer at lectern, led a news conference Tuesday in the Noble Plastics Manufacturing plant in Grand Coteau, to discuss the first of four of its “Priorities for a Better Acadiana.” Seated from left, are Paul Watts, general manager of the Bell Helicopter Assembly Center in Lafayette; Mike Barefield of CGI, an IT company located in Lafayette; Bill Rodier, executive director of St. Landry Economic Development; Missy Rogers, president of Noble Plastics; Joseph Zanco, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Home Bank in Lafayette; and Mike Tarantino, president and chief executive officer of Iberia Industrial Development Foundation. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan/The Eunice News)

GRAND COTEAU - One Acadiana, a nine-parish economic development organization, announced that accelerating the region’s economic development momentum is the first of four of its “Priorities for a Be

Luke Roger completes Eagle project

Luke Roger, right, applies adhesive to a marker held by his brother Jude Roger.

While many teens spent one of the last weekends before the start of the new school year relaxing, Luke Roger took a different path.

VC football staff has new faces

Coach Kevin Fouquier (left) explains to the VC defensive linemen how to come off the ball.

On the first official day of practice, there were a lot of new faces at Vermilion Catholic’s practice.

New state law increases littering fines

Think twice before you throw trash on the ground in Louisiana, or you will pay double.
Thanks to a new law that went into effect on Aug. 1, fines for littering will now double.

Finding a Concussion on Friday nights

Two players hitting head-on can cause a concussion.

EUNICE - The crowd cheers after a hard hit on the football field.
But the stands go silent if the player is slow to get up after the tackle.

Strong winds cause damage in Erath on Thursday

Parts of the electrical pole is caught in the wire.

On Thursday night, strong winds and rain moved into Vermilion Parish. Winds snapped two electrical poles in the town of Erath.

Proceeds for Fishing for Memories Rodeo reached $125,000 mark

In the photo (front row, left to right) is Carrick, Pierce, and Holly Boffy with Tricia Ory from the Alzheimer’s Association. Commissioners are ( from left to right) Carlton Campbell, Wayne LeBleu, Tim Creswell, Bud Zaunbrecher and
Jimmie Steen.

Proceeds from Fishing for Memories were donated to the Alzheimer’s Association Tuesday evening at the Abbeville Harbor and Terminal Board meeting.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff responds to Ethics Board ruling

This is the house that Sheriff Couvillon purchased at the Sheriff's Sale for $58,000.

Long-time Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon wants the public to understand the key points when it came to him purchasing a home at a Sheriff’s Sale last year.

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The 2014 La. Cattle Festival royalty will be giving up their crown next month.

The Louisiana Cattle Festival is in search of young ladies of all ages and young men ages 0-4 to enter their pageants to be held on September 12 and 13, 2015 at the Abbeville High Auditorium.

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