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Morse officers arrested Alex George, 21, of Kaplan; he was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail with one charge of Attempted First Degree Murder.

Kaplan man arrested by Morse Police for allegedly shooting into a home

According to KATC, a Kaplan was arrested for allegedly shooting into a home in Morse, La.
On Aug. 9, the Morse Police Department responded to a call of shots fired into a home on the 400 block of Kruttschnitt Avenue.
Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the gunshots were fired from a vehicle.
Officers arrested Alex George, 21, of Kaplan; he was booked into the Acadia Parish Jail with one charge of Attempted First Degree Murder.
A bond has not yet been set.

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This is a pretend active shooter at NVHS on Saturday morning.

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This is a pretend NVHS student running down the halls of NVHS hoping not to get shot.

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These three deputies walk through the halls of NVHS on Saturday morning in search of a pretend shooter.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff deputies take part in active shooting training at high school

For the last two Saturdays, gunshots have been heard coming from the North Vermilion High School. This time the shots heard were fake, because of an “Active Shooter” training with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies was taking place at the school.
The training will continue through this coming Saturday when Sheriff deputies will be training other law enforcement officers in Vermilion Parish.
Now there is a state law in place that requires law enforcement to conduct active shooting training in their local schools. Senator Bob Hensgens helped write the bill.

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Vermilion Parish has the number one school district in Acadiana, according to a national website.

Web site ranks Vermilion School district as best in Acadiana; sixth best in the state

Once again, a national website has recognized Vermilion Parish School District as having the best school district in Acadiana and the sixth-best district in the state.
Niche.com released its 2020 Best School Districts list based on the data supplied to them by the U.S. Department of Education.
The website gave Vermilion Parish School District an A-minus grade.
In the Acadiana region, Lafayette Parish was second with a B grade, and Acadia Parish was third with also a B grade. Iberia Parish was fourth with a B minus grade.

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It is against the law to park along the side of parish roads.

Vermilion Parish Police Jury looking at 'cleaning up' parking along side of road ordinance

The Vermilion Parish Police Jury is looking into simplifying the law of parking along side parish roads outside of the city limits.
Around eight to 10 years ago, the police jury adopted a law that says no one can park along side a parish road with the exceptions of farmers, emergency personnel, church services, funerals or an emergency.

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This is one of the projects being done in Vermilion Bay.

Coastal Day held in Intracoastal City

INTRACOASTAL CITY - On Tuesday, the Vermilion Coastal Projection and Restoration Committee hosted the second annual Vermilion Parish Coastal Day in Intracoastal City.
According to studies, if nothing is done to stop erosion or create a coastal projection, 17 percent of the parish’s coastline could be lost in the next 50 years. 
If nothing is done, storm surges will continue to rise over the next 50 years. Vermilion Bay is losing wetlands at a rate of 8 feet per day. 



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