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.

Simons from Forked Island remember Hurricane RIta

Conrad and Yvonne Simon stand on the porch of the their new home.

On Sept. 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita made landfall in the extreme portion of southwest Louisiana between Sabine Pass and Holly Beach.

2 school board members vote ‘no’ against new budget

Laura LeBeouf voted against taking $2.3 million out of the reserve to balance the budget.

Two Vermilion Parish School Board members did not approve the new proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

Upcoming golf tournament continues Links des Pink’s ‘Fight’ against cancer

Nicky Stansbury, owner of La Palmera Spa, recently made a donation to Links des Pink. Shown (L-R) Kathy Cormier, Nicky Stansbury, Vicky Foreman and LaNell Melancon.

Since its inception in 2008, the Links des Pink “Golf To Fight Cancer” tournament has helped raise more than $130,000 for the battle.

Health Expo this Friday in Abbeville

The start of the new year is still months away, but this week is the perfect time to make a resolution to become heathier.

Family visits Cecil Picard Library in Lafayette

Gerry Picard LeBlanc, Cecil’s sister, and his son Tyron Picard read the walls and look at the pictures in the Cecil Picard Library located in the Picard Center in Lafayette. The two read about the accomplishments of Cecil J. Picard of Maurice.

Gerry Picard LeBlanc and Tyron Picard walked through the Cecil J. Picard Library located in the Picard Center in Lafayette and it was like seeing Cecil Picard all over again.

Chase ends in sugarcane field

The chase ended in a sugarcane field north of Erath.

At approximately 9:50 a.m. on Aug. 17, Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a complaint that two male subjects were beating a female in the middle of Woodlawn Road near Maurice.

20 Years Later

Attending the 20-year reunion were a handful of players and three coaches. It was 20 years this week the team won the World Series. The winning trophy has been at Coach Jesse Faulk’s home for the last 20 years. In the picture are (front row, left to right) assistant coach Buddy Cabrol, Kelly Richard Jr., Byron Dozier, and Chris Bertrand. In the back row (l to r) are Hayden Neveaux, assistant coach Darren Duhon, head coach Jesse Faulk, Eric Toups and Ryan Meaux. (Missing in the photo is Steffan Primeaux, who was there but had to leave).

Twenty years almost to the date, a group of 12 year old boys made Vermilion Parish proud by winning the 11 & 12-year-old Bambino World Series at Sellers Field in Abbeville.

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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.

Lifestyle

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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