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.

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. “She is the perfect kid,” said Rhonda on Sunday night. “I loved her personality, because she could laugh at herself. That meant a lot to me.”

The inside of the new North Vermilion Middle School gym.

LEROY - The way it looks, North Vermilion Middle School will not be 100 percent complete until next year.

Kavan Broussard

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

The inside of the new North Vermilion Middle School gym.

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Stutes beats Harson in the DA race

Keith Stutes

LAFAYETTE — Retired prosecutor Keith Stutes ousted longtime 15th Judicial District Attorney Mike Harson on Tuesday, ending a tenure of two decades for Harson that over the past two years has been p

Two police chiefs win elections

Two police departments in Vermilion Parish will continue under the same leadership for the next four years.

Stanton Hardee wins Kaplan City Judge race

Stanton Hardee

Stanton Hardee, a former assistant district attorney, is now the new city judge in Kaplan.
Hardee beat incumbent Frank LeMoine 2,132 votes (60 percent) to 1,399 votes (40 percent).

Hulin wins district judge’s race

Laurie Hulin

Laurie Hulin made a piece of Vermilion Parish history on Tuesday night after winning the District Judge, Division G race.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

John Thomas Wall chosen as the area March of Dimes Ambassador

Each year the March of Dimes selects families, children and celebrities whose life have been saved by their research, programs, or educational campaigns to give a face to their mission or who has a

Abbeville's Giant Omelette Celebration has foreign help

Diane Maheu, from Granby, Quebec, cracks one of many eggs that will be blended in with the other 5,029 eggs. Diane is visiting Abbeville with her husband, Francois.

It is no surprise that the Giant Omelette Celebration attracts people from all over Louisiana.

Vermilion hears how to try and get rid of Common Core

State Rep. Bob Hensgens (center) talks to the crowd. Also in the picture are Sen. Jonathan Perry (left) and Rep. Brett Geymann.

The fight to get rid of Common Core is still ongoing, said four Louisiana legislators at a recent town hall meeting in Abbeville.

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Sports

Lanie Breaux takes a free throw during the game Monday night against Delcambre.

The North Vermilion Girls Basketball Tournament began Monday with four games on the slate.

Lifestyle

Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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