The Sheriff’s Office is looking for this man in connection to a recent vehicle

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon on Friday May 27, 2016 at approximately 8:23 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle burglary in La. Premiere Subdivision located off of La. Hwy. 699 in Vermilion Parish.

Blue, Gold and Prisoner of War markers will be on display

The Abbeville Garden Club will be placing Blue Star Memorial Markers at three different locations on Monday. The ceremonies will be held at three different locations in Abbeville, from 10 a.m. to noon. At 9 a.m. there will be a special ceremony at Graceland Cemetery to unveil a prisoner of war marker (near the American Flag).

The Sheriff’s Office is looking for this man in connection to a recent vehicle

Blue, Gold and Prisoner of War markers will be on display

School bus loaded with children broad sided by truck this morning

School bus 150 was hit broadside and then pushed into a ditch at the intersection of La. 82 and Jane Street (behind McDonalds), north of Abbeville.

A Vermilion Parish school bus, loaded with 27 children, was struck broadside at around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Rezoning will not happen this year

The Vermilion Parish School Board is expected to push back rezoning for another year, based on a letter School Board President Anthony Fontana sent to his board members on Friday.

Bill aims to help educate caregivers

You or someone you know is caring for an aging parent or loved one.
The numbers back that up, as AARP estimates there are 660,000 people in Louisiana who are doing so.

Maurice youth repair vandalized park

Students shovel dirt at Maurice Park Thursday afternoon as they help repair damage caused to the park earlier in the week.

MAURICE — Vandalism that occurred Monday night at Maurice Park showed that people can be thoughtless with their actions.

Kaplan four-year-old has died

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.

Maurice park vandalized

The driver made ruts in multiple spots at the park. Maurice Mayor Wayne
Theriot said an estimate to repair the damage will be $3,000.

MAURICE — An area designed for Village of Maurice families to enjoy had a different look Tuesday morning.



Claire Meyers signs on the dotted line and will now be a Ragin Cajun track athlete. In the photo with her are her father Kevin and mother Monica. Her track coaches Mya Touchet and Casey Meador.

Claire Meyers will continue the Meyers family tradition of playing sports for the UL-Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.


Tatum Ariel Shipley and Bailee Zhanae Irvine were the recipients of NAUW-Vermilion Region Branch scholarships. Presenting the $500 scholarships were Ella Taylor and Bridget Winters. (l-r) Ena Darby, parent; Tatum Ariel Shipley; Bridget Winters; Ella Taylor; Bailey Zhanae Irvine and Tracey Irvine, parent.

The National Association of University Women - Vermilion Region Branch, has again awarded scholarships to two Vermilion Parish graduates.

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