Wendy Stoute

Vermilion Parish public school ended on Friday, which means it’s time for some school teachers and personnel to get new appointments for the next school year. A total of 68 new appointments, including voluntary and involuntary was approved at Thursday night’s school board meeting.

Megan Mouton

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month, a fact Megan Mouton wants to make more people aware of. Mouton, 14, an eighth grader at Mount Carmel, brought her message Tuesday to the Abbeville City Council during its regular meeting. “I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Scoliosis in January of this year,” Mouton told the council.
Charges have formally been upgraded for four men allegedly involved in the robbery and beating of Rickey Picard Jr. in early April.

Wendy Stoute

Megan Mouton

Hulin wins district judge’s race

Laurie Hulin

Laurie Hulin made a piece of Vermilion Parish history on Tuesday night after winning the District Judge, Division G race.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

John Thomas Wall chosen as the area March of Dimes Ambassador

Each year the March of Dimes selects families, children and celebrities whose life have been saved by their research, programs, or educational campaigns to give a face to their mission or who has a

Abbeville's Giant Omelette Celebration has foreign help

Diane Maheu, from Granby, Quebec, cracks one of many eggs that will be blended in with the other 5,029 eggs. Diane is visiting Abbeville with her husband, Francois.

It is no surprise that the Giant Omelette Celebration attracts people from all over Louisiana.

Vermilion hears how to try and get rid of Common Core

State Rep. Bob Hensgens (center) talks to the crowd. Also in the picture are Sen. Jonathan Perry (left) and Rep. Brett Geymann.

The fight to get rid of Common Core is still ongoing, said four Louisiana legislators at a recent town hall meeting in Abbeville.

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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

Virgie Foreman and family traveled to Russellville, Arkansas to welcome the fifth family generation. The family also celebrated Mother’s Day and Virgie’s 94th birthday. Pictured (l-r) are Patricia Guidry, great grandmother; Danna Caldwell, grandmother; Virgie B. Foreman, great-great-grandmother; Chantelle Corkren, mother with Amelia Corkren and Kathlyn Stracener, mother with Beckett Stracener.

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