Kaplan Police is asking public's help in identifying this man.

Kaplan Police are looking for a person in regards to a theft of equipment from a business which occurred in the City of Kaplan. Chief of Police Boyd Adams is asking for help from the citizens to identify this man. If anyone has information on his identity, please call Kaplan Police at 643-8600.
According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, one person has been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center Monday in connection to an early morning shooting that left one person dead.
An Abbeville mother is grateful her family was not injured after a large tree fell on her mobile home Thursday night. Savannah Broussard with her two children and a friend heard the winds picking up while watching television.

Kaplan Police is asking public's help in identifying this man.

Abbeville Council discusses turn signal on John Hardy

There is currently no left turn signal from John Hardy to the By-Pass.

As far as Abbeville Councilman Francis Touchet Jr. is concerned, when citizens bring a concern to him, he is going to in turn bring it to the table for the rest of the council.

Cecil Picard Elementary awarded for academics

The Picard family, along with school officials took a group photo.

Cecil Picard Elementary in Maurice was awarded for the school’s academic achievement of being awarded an “A” rating by the Louisiana Department of Education, which places the K-5 elementary in Verm

Cheaper rates coming in 2017 as Abbeville renews electrical contract

Councilman Francis Touchet Jr., Constellation’s Mitch Poindexter, Mayor Mark Piazza, Constellation’s William Zednik, Councilman Francis Plaisance and Councilman Brady Broussard Jr., take part in signing the city’s new electrical contract extension.

When it comes to electricity in the City of Abbeville, a good deal just got better.

North Vermilion High students route to dance at National Competition

Showing off their moves during a recent NV basketball game are: Katelyn Cormier, Bailey Landry, Sarah Vice, Kaitlyn Theriot, Ajah Cox, Ann-Kathryn Dartez and Alli LeBlanc. Photo by Beverly Vincent

The North Vermilion High School Dance Team will be competing in their second National Dance Team Competition this weekend in Orlando, Fla.

Editorial: For a six pack of beer

We don’t know about you, but we are tired hearing about how bad things are in Louisiana. Anybody with a lick of sense knows the state is in dire financial circumstances.



Claire Meyers signs on the dotted line and will now be a Ragin Cajun track athlete. In the photo with her are her father Kevin and mother Monica. Her track coaches Mya Touchet and Casey Meador.

Claire Meyers will continue the Meyers family tradition of playing sports for the UL-Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.


Tatum Ariel Shipley and Bailee Zhanae Irvine were the recipients of NAUW-Vermilion Region Branch scholarships. Presenting the $500 scholarships were Ella Taylor and Bridget Winters. (l-r) Ena Darby, parent; Tatum Ariel Shipley; Bridget Winters; Ella Taylor; Bailey Zhanae Irvine and Tracey Irvine, parent.

The National Association of University Women - Vermilion Region Branch, has again awarded scholarships to two Vermilion Parish graduates.


ERATH – A Funeral Service for Mrs. Shirley Lange Hebert, 69, will be held at 1:00PM on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at St.

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