The financial news is not getting any better for the Vermilion Parish School Board. Sales tax collection and oil and gas revenue and sales tax collection continue to fall for the public school system.

Quintylan Richard

The man accused of shooting Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Bares Jr. exactly two years ago today will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Vermilion Parish School Board members Laura LeBeouf (far left) and Luddy Herpin (far right) present a plaque to Brandy and Jacob Gaspard for their work done at the Kaplan High softball field.

The Vermilion Parish School Board has decided not to start a pilot program to allow cell phones on the campus of Abbeville High or any other high school in the parish.

Quintylan Richard

Vermilion Parish School Board members Laura LeBeouf (far left) and Luddy Herpin (far right) present a plaque to Brandy and Jacob Gaspard for their work done at the Kaplan High softball field.

Rep. Miguez discusses gun ownership

Rep. Blake Miquez

If there is anyone who has a respect for guns in south Louisiana, it is State Rep. Blake Miguez.
Miguez is a world champion shooter and has been around guns all of his life.

New Abbeville gateway sign will highlight Warren Storm

The new gateway sign will be placed near the east entrance to the city.

The entrance coming into Abbeville on U.S. Hwy. 167 received a nice upgrade a few months ago, with a new gateway sign welcoming visitors to the city.

Vermilion Council on Aging In Need Of Help

Gary Green (left) and Stanton Hardee, board members of the council on aging, sit and listen to suggestions made by police jurors.

Before the Vermilion Parish Police Jury gives the O.K.

One Acadiana recaps regular legislative session

Prior to each annual legislative session One Acadiana (1A) releases a set of high-level legislative priorities to convey a simple message regarding the issues that matter most to our regional econo

Vermilion Parish Legislators against raising taxes

Rep. Bob Hensgens

BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers know their work is far from over. Although the regular session ended Monday, the second special session started just 30 minutes after that.

Dr. Barry Ancelet to be inducted at ‘Living Legend’

Dr. Barry Ancelet

Andy Perrin, chairman of the executive committee of the Acadian Museum, announces that the Acadian Museum will induct Dr. Barry Ancelet into its Order of Living Legends on Saturday, June 25, 2016.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office working vehicle burglary

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

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.

Clock placed in downtown Abbeville

Abbeville Councilman Brady Broussard Jr. shows off the new clock in front of the Vermilion Parish Courthouse in downtown Abbeville.

Downtown Abbeville received a new attraction Thursday morning, and it’s about time.

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Sports

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.

Lifestyle

Adrian Jude Duhon
A son, Adrian Jude Duhon, was born Monday, June 20, 2016, at Abbeville General to Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Jude Duhon of Abbeville.

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