Sen. Bob Hensgens

A couple of days before hurricane season begins, Rep. Bob Hensgens introduced a bill that urges the state’s Department of Transportation and Development to do a study on the emergency evacuation route to Hwy. 35 that connects with Hwy. 92, near Rayne.

The Honor Guard at a Memorial Day ceremony.

There is no slowing down for the Vermilion Parish Honor Guard of Kaplan American Legion Post 271. Since 1988, the Honor Guard has been busy performing funerals for veterans and other civic ceremonies, including Monday’s Memorial Day Ceremonies. In the last 27 years, they have now performed 1,560 funerals.

The Daylily Festival will begin Saturday morning in Abbeville.

Magdalen Square in downtown Abbeville will be alive with color Saturday morning with the arrival of the 14th Annual Daylily Festival and Garden Show. The event will kickoff at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m. There will not be an opportunity for early bird shopping.

Sen. Bob Hensgens

The Honor Guard at a Memorial Day ceremony.

The Daylily Festival will begin Saturday morning in Abbeville.

Abbeville kids are '#KTKB'

Abbeville fireman Beau Barres explains to the kids about the fire trucks.

A group of parents decided instead of  letting the

Vermilion Parish police departments using body cameras

Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department adjusts the camera on his uniform.

The high-profile shooting involving a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last summer launched the issue of  law enforcement wearing body cameras into a national conversation.

Cultural center in Abbeville to close for renovation project

The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

For the next few months, doors to the Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed.

LDWF Agents, APCO deputies searching for crawfish burglar

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Rayne man.  

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Sports

Gueydan’s Cheyenne Lacomb earned a spot on the All-District First Team in a utility spot.

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VC’s Bella Doucet earned first team All-District honors in the outfield.

Thirteen total Vermilion Parish softball players earned a spot on either the first or second teams in District 7-1A.

Lifestyle

Leadership Vermilion Class 2

On May 20 Leadership Vermilion Class 2 visited the Louisiana State Capitol.

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