Megon Derouen of Abbeville

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish and is still looking for another who fled police after a high-speed chase.

Roland Bernard III

On the morning of 9/14/14 at approximately 03:00 AM, the Abbeville Police Department responded to Jade’s Lounge which is located at Graceland Ave. and North Miles Street for the complaint of shots fired.

Bryson Provost

Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillion said a person has been arrested in relationship with Sunday night shooting at Woodmen of the World Lodge, but he may not have been the only shooter in the building that night.

Megon Derouen of Abbeville

Roland Bernard III

Bryson Provost


Survey says coastal protection is No. 1 worry in Vermilion Parish

Many residents worry their homes and cars are going to flood when the next hurricane makes landfall near the parish.

After two years in the making, the Vermilion Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan is complete, and the plan shows coastal protection is the number one worry of Vermilion Parish residents.

Cattle Festival Citizen of the Year is Gerard Sellers

Gerard Sellers will be honored as Cattle Festival Citizen of the Year.

The 66th Annual Cattle Festival announced that Gerard Sellers has been selected at the Citizen of the Year for the 2014 Cattle Festival.

Abbeville citizens receive letters offering water line insurance plans

City officials are asking Abbeville residents not to sign anything sent to them in the mail before they read it and understand it.

Letters offering insurance plans for exterior water lines have reportedly been received by several Vermilion Parish residents during the last two years.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Aug. 17-25

Dianne Mouton Allen
DOB: 9/24/1952
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods

Melissa Arceneaux
DOB: 8/13/1969
Charge: Warrant Arrest

North Vermilion Middle will be open on Monday

North Vermilion Middle School teacher Laurie Pennington talks with NV Middle School Principal Joan Romero (right).

Monday will be a big day for 513 students, 33 teachers, office workers and two administrators of the brand new North Vermilion Middle School.

Catholic HIgh beats VC

Emile Trahan had nine catches for 99 yards and a touchdown against Catholic High.

NEW IBERIA - The Vermilion Catholic’s 14-game winning streak (dating back to last year) came to an end Friday night thanks to the Class 3A Catholic High Panthers.

Iowa beats Erath in second half

Erath's Zach Broussard (7) and Tyler Melancon (48) tackle an Iowa runner.

ERATH - The Iowa Yellow Jackets out-gained the Erath Bobcats 354 yards of offense to 181 yards en route to a 20-3 victory to open the 2014 season.



Gueydan coaches giving instruction during the game versus South Cameron

The Gueydan Bears are hobbling into their week three matchup versus the Sacred Heart Trojans.
During a 28-0 loss to Grand Lake last week, the Bears suffered a bevy of injuries.


Mrs. Phillip Michael LeBlanc

Makenzie Lynne Chaumont and Phillip Michael LeBlanc, both 23, exhanged wedding vows during at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Luke Simpson Methodist Church.


LAFAYETTE — Funeral Services for Oliver Curley Broussard age 85, will be held Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 1:30PM in David Funeral Home with Deacon Cody Miller officiating.

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