Two players hitting head-on can cause a concussion.

EUNICE - The crowd cheers after a hard hit on the football field. But the stands go silent if the player is slow to get up after the tackle. According to Lee Miller from RehabXcel Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, concussions are one of the main concerns that they look for during a football game.

This is the house that Sheriff Couvillon purchased at the Sheriff's Sale for $58,000.

Long-time Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon wants the public to understand the key points when it came to him purchasing a home at a Sheriff’s Sale last year.

Lt. Joseph Boneski spent 25 years with the Abbeville Police Department.

Joseph Boneski II sits at the desk in his office at the Abbeville Police Department Thursday afternoon. It’s a space Lt. Boneski has spent much of his time in recent years. On this Thursday afternoon in late July, it’s his for only a couple of more hours.

Two players hitting head-on can cause a concussion.

This is the house that Sheriff Couvillon purchased at the Sheriff's Sale for $58,000.

Lt. Joseph Boneski spent 25 years with the Abbeville Police Department.

New management heads Abrom Kaplan Hospital in Kaplan

LAFAYETTE – Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital (AKMH) and Lafayette General Health (LGH) have reached a long-term lease agreement, whereby LGH will assume expanded management and operational control o

Meth Lab found in Abbeville

Sondra Evans

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit located a meth lab in Abbeville that resulted in four arrests.

Abbeville's fire substation reopens

The Abbeville Fire Department’s Hebert Substation No. 2.

The oldest fire station in Abbeville will not see an extended break after all.

Kaplan goes Hollywood

Crew members work on a scene for “The Quarry” Monday afternoon at the Sunnyside Motel in Kaplan. The HBO crew will be filming in the city through this Saturday.

KAPLAN — When the series “The Quarry” debuts on Cimemax early next year, local viewers may recognize some of the scenery.

Ty Zaunbrecher elected to serve on Youth Preparedness Council

Ty Zaunbrecher

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is pleased to announce the members of the 2015-2016 National Youth Preparedness Council.

Abbeivlle's Koryn expects to have busy summer

Koryn sits on the Cleveland bench long before singing the national anthem last week.

Koryn Hawthorne is expected to have a busy summer, which is great news for the 17-year-old singing sensation.

Gross Isle Road in Vermilion now has two TV stars

The actors stand next to the Chevy Impala owned by Alvin Vallot from Vermilion Parish.

One road in Vermilion Parish is fast becoming the place to live on if you want to be a TV star.

Vermilion Parish teachers saying bye-bye to the profession

There were 77 teachers in the parish who either retired or resigned this year.

How education has changed over the last five years when it comes to teacher retirements and resignations in Vermilion Parish.



Owen Stutes makes a catch in the outfield for QSA.


Christen Migues beats out the throw at first base for a single against Welsh. (photo by Sadie Suire)

ERATH - The QSA 10-and-under All-Stars were in a win or go home situation Sunday afternoon in the third day of the Pony Regional Tournament.


The 2015-2016 Eagleline includes (top to bottom) Madison Hebert (Jr.), Gabrielle Davis (Fr.), Catherine Romaine (Fr.), Hannah Trahan (Soph.), Michelle Noel (Coach), Avery Hebert (Fr.), Molly Landry (Fr.), Laura Landry (Jr.),Abbey Hebert (Jr.), Bailey Mire (Fr.), Meredith David (Soph.), Madison Landry (Sr./Secretary-Treasurer), Caroline Landry (Sr./Captain), Cailin Trahan (Sr./Co-Captain), Anne-Marie Marceaux (Sr.)

The Vermilion Catholic Eagleline attended Universal Dance Association camp held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge June 22-25.


ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Rev. Riley “Chili” Graham, 65, will be at 4:00 PM Monday August 3, 2015 in David Funeral Home of Abbeville with Rev. Sam Brooks officiating.

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