Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams

By Judy T. Mire, Kaplan editor

Chris Towery

Abbeville High head football coach Chris Towery informed Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry Monday that he is quitting Abbeville High School. Towery has only been the head coach at AHS for two years. In that time, he posted a 1-19 record.

One of two bullets that went through the metal roof at the Meridional.

Plenty of fireworks lit the skies of Vermilion Parish over the 4th of July weekend. Some celebrate holidays synonymous with fireworks, including July 4th and New Year’s Eve, by firing guns into the night sky. While what goes up in regards to fireworks leaves a colorful show, what comes out of a weapon must come down.

Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams

Chris Towery

One of two bullets that went through the metal roof at the Meridional.

Power Outage Closes Gueydan High School

Gueydan High School cancelled due to power outage.

GUEYDAN - Gueydan High School canceled classes Tuesday (May 5, 2015) morning due to power outages. Officials say there will be an all call to students if classes are canceled Wednesday.

Vermilion Sheriff's Narcotics Unit arrests five people

Sarah Bertrand

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Exporting Rice In Intracoastal City

Jimmy Richard (right), who knows a lot about rice, teamed with Bubba Broussard (left) of Broussard Brothers, who knows a lot about loading barges, to create B&R Bulk Loading” out of Intracoastal City. They watch rice being loaded on the barge Wednesday morning.

First came the oil field, then the shrimping industry moved in to Intracoastal City. Now, there is a new industry that is thriving and few would have thought it was possible.

Abbeville Arrest Report: April 19-28

Anthony Joseph Bertrand
(Male)
DOB: 2/4/1986
Charge: Peeping Tom

Brannon Joseph Breaux
(Male)
DOB: 2/24/1984
Charge: Theft By Shoplifting

VC hits five doubles in first round playoff victory

Cade Boudreaux had two doubles and knocked in four RBIs for VC.

The No. 13 seed Vermilion Catholic hit a season-high five doubles that brought in seven RBIs en route to a 9-3 first-round victory over No. 20 seed East Beauregard on Thursday.

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Chris Towery

Abbeville High head football coach Chris Towery informed Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry Monday that he is quitting Abbeville High School.

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Leonard and Gloria Hollier on their wedding day.

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Leonard and Gloria Hollier at their 50th anniversary party.

Leonard and Gloria Hollier of Abbeville celebrated their 50th golden wedding anniversary at a party held at the American Legion on June 20, 2015.

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