The EHS defense swarms in for a for tackle.

LEROY - The North Vermilion defense could not stop Erath tailback Elijah Mitchell in Erath’s 34-0 district victory over the Patriots. But the bigger story of the night was the Bobcats’ defense. While Mitchell got his yards, 259 yards and three touchdowns, it was the defense that may be the unsung heroes.
LAFAYETTE – The Acadiana Planning Commission, One Acadiana, and LEDA will host a regional meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Lafayette.

Piles of storm debris like this one have been picked up. The Police Jury is looking to complete all pick-up in the parish soon.

Flood debris collection efforts throughout Vermilion Parish are approaching their final passes. All residents that were impacted by the recent flooding are strongly encouraged to finalize clean up and clean out efforts before flood debris collection comes to a close.

The EHS defense swarms in for a for tackle.

Piles of storm debris like this one have been picked up. The Police Jury is looking to complete all pick-up in the parish soon.

Vermilion Parish has two named into State 4-H Hall of Fame

The 2016 honorees chosen for the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame were recognized April 30. Bill Richardson, LSU vice president for agriculture, fourth from the right, top row, said the 4-H program’s success can be attributed to the efforts of 4-H leaders and volunteers. From left to right, top row, are Blair Hebert receiving the award for Ernest Freyou, of Iberia Parish; John Lee, of Lincoln Parish; Andrew Montgomery for his grandfather, the late Andy Loftus, of DeSoto Parish; Kay Stough, of Caddo Parish; Richardson; Gerald Wood, of St. James Parish; Michael Dartez, of Vermilion Parish; and Paul Coreil, of Baton Rouge. Bottom row, Jessica Fontenot, daughter of the late Ted Johnson; Catherine Yvonne Normand, of St. Landry Parish; Pat Evans, of Morehouse Parish; Sara Seals, of Baton Rouge; and Rita Marceaux, of Vermilion Parish.

MANSURA – A dozen honorees, including Rita Marceaux and Michael Dartez of Vermilion Parish, were inducted into the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame on April 30.

Kaplan Councilman Kevin Guidry passes away

Kevin Guidry

KAPLAN — The City of Kaplan is mourning the loss of one of their City Councilman.
Kevin Guidry, 52, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 5, after a brief illness.

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Channing Spears rushed for 72 yards for Abbeville.

Abbeville High interim head football coach Kevin Kern is still scratching his head trying to figure out what is wrong with the Wildcats.

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The Abbeville High School 2016 Dance Team includes (bottom)Halle Theall, Tori Vaughn (Lieutenant), Skyler Guerra (Co-Captain), Olivia Frederick (Captain), Shatavia Levy (Co-Captain), Chelsea Baudoin (middle) Zahamaria Harrison, Tyre'Anna Saddler, Markisha Williams, Terriona Matthews, Dontrielle Comeaux, Lena Washington (top)Megan Mouton, Brooklyn Guerra, Cha'lisa Duhon, Knia'mya Williams, Tre'jae Baudoin, and Coriana Willis

The Abbeville High School 2016 Dance Team includes (bottom)Halle Theall, Tori Vaughn (Lieutenant), Skyler Guerra (Co-Captain), Olivia Frederick (Captain), Shatavia Levy (Co-Captain), Chelsea Baudoi

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