Here is a list of University of Louisiana at Lafayette Fall graduates from Vermilion Parish. Arts Chad Harold Lege Business Administration

James Buck

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot (left) helps say goodbye to out-going Aldermen Gary Villien (middle) and Darin Desormeaux during Wednesday’s meeting.

MAURICE — The Village of Maurice said goodbye Wednesday to two men who have served the board of aldermen for a combined 24 years.

James Buck

Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot (left) helps say goodbye to out-going Aldermen Gary Villien (middle) and Darin Desormeaux during Wednesday’s meeting.


Abbeville Police investigating two armed robberies

The suspect enters Family Dollar Store on Veterans Memorial Dr. in Abbeville.

On November 25, 2014, at approximately 8:55 p.m., officers with Abbeville Police Department responded to Valero Corner Store (W. Summers Dr.) in reference to an armed robbery.

Abbeville Police arrested three after chase through city

Kavan Broussard

A high-speed chase through Abbeville on Tuesday ended when a black Dodge Charger ran off the road and struck a culvert on Mike Street, near the Winn-Dixie parking lot, Abbeville Police said.

Mom of Kaitlin Venissat says her daughter was the perfect child

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

GUEYDAN - Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat was what some considered the perfect child.
Her mother Rhonda Leger Venissat would agree.

Acadiana veterans enjoy duck hunt thanks to volunteers

Christopher Brandon Sullivan (left) and Russell Dayneaux.

Russell Dayneaux and Christopher Brandon Sullivan’s duck hunt Thursday morning, located south of Intracoastal City, was not your typical duck hunt.

Volunteers help make "Hero Hunts' possible

These men volunteered to make two veterans happy by providing them a duck hunt this past week.

Individuals and companies are stepping up to make Hero Hunts possible.

An overturned tractor trailer kills a Maurice man

Russell Charles's sugar cane truck flipped over. (Photo courtesy of KATC)

NEW IBERIA - Louisiana State Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on US 90 near LA Highway 668 near Jeanerette around 7 a.m. on Friday.

Falgout ready to help grow economy in Vermilion Parish

Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

After the sun has risen and established itself over the landscape of Vermilion Parish on a given day, Anne Falgout notices vehicle after vehicle heading north on Highway 167.



North Vermilion boy’s head coach Jack LeBlanc gives instruction during a timeout earlier this season.

In their first game of the Midland Basketball Tournament, the North Vermillion Patriots were defeated 64-55 by the Crowley Gents.


The Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville’s annual Christmas
Social was hosted by Chapter President, Laurie Hulin
at Hulin Farms on Tuesday, December 2. Members are shown in above picture.


Board members include (seated) Laurie Hulin,
Nicole DesOrmeaux
(standing) Jamie Hebert, Megan Lalande, Kimi
Gaspard, Dr. Anita


ABBEVILLE — A Home-going Celebration will be held for Sullivan “Cowboy” Arnold, 81 at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Saint Mary Congregational Church, Abbeville, LA with Rev. Kevin M.A.

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