The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

KAPLAN - While there were a lot of tears flowing after the Kaplan Pirates lost to Amite, 20-12, in the Class 3A semifinals, there were a few smiles to be found. In the center of the field after the game, head coach Stephen Lotief told his team how proud he was of their accomplishments.

Brady Thomas is on the UL coaching staff.

Vermilion Catholic High School announced Friday that it offered Brady Thomas the head football coaching job and he accepted. Thomas is a graduate assistant for the UL Ragin Cajuns and a former Cajun quarterback player (2008-2012).
Kaplan High School has been hectic the last three days but it is what KHS Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini called, “Crazy fun.” This week the school has been preparing to host a Class 3A semifinal game tonight. The 13-0 Pirates play host to the No. 7 Amite Warriors in the semifinal round.

The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

Brady Thomas is on the UL coaching staff.

Mount Carmel’s Capital Campaign off to good start

Mount Carmel students cheer as teachers performing in a “Wheel of Fortune” skit reveal the amount that has already been raised toward the school’s Capital Campaign.

Mount Carmel’s effort to raise funds for school improvements, including a new assembly center, is off to a pretty good start.

Helping hands from around the country

Chari Heldenbrand (pink T-shirt) is all smiles while picking up litter along Orange Drive. Heldenbrand, who lives just outside Des Moines, Iowa, was among a group of visitors from around the country who helped pick up litter Monday morning.

Visitors are drawn to Vermilion Parish and Louisiana for many reasons.

Abbeville Police respond to singe-vehicle accidnet

Photo submitted by Eric Gabriel
An Abbeville Police Officer checks the flipped van on Meaux’s Lane.

Based on an Abbeville Police Department accident report, Curvis Joseph Broussard Jr.

7th Ward Elementary's Milton is Vermilion Parish Student of the Year

Seventh Ward’s Logan Milton is the Vermilion Parish
Elementary Student of the Year. Milton is joined by 7th Ward Principal Natalie Hebert.

MOUTON COVE — That 7th Ward Elementary is an “A” school, it should come as no surprise that the students are putting in the work.

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Kylie White of VC (left) guards a Notre Dame player tight during the tournament in Delcambre.

A freshman paced the Lady Eagles of VC in their 63-50 win over Delcambre in the Lynette Viator Memorial Tournament Friday in Delcambre.

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