The financial news is not getting any better for the Vermilion Parish School Board. Sales tax collection and oil and gas revenue and sales tax collection continue to fall for the public school system.

Quintylan Richard

The man accused of shooting Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Bares Jr. exactly two years ago today will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Vermilion Parish School Board members Laura LeBeouf (far left) and Luddy Herpin (far right) present a plaque to Brandy and Jacob Gaspard for their work done at the Kaplan High softball field.

The Vermilion Parish School Board has decided not to start a pilot program to allow cell phones on the campus of Abbeville High or any other high school in the parish.

Quintylan Richard

Vermilion Parish School Board members Laura LeBeouf (far left) and Luddy Herpin (far right) present a plaque to Brandy and Jacob Gaspard for their work done at the Kaplan High softball field.

Rep. Hensgens, Sen. Perry speak to Vermilion Chamber

Rep. Hensgens (left) and Sen. Perry speak to the members of the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce.

What direction Louisiana takes fiscally in the coming years and well beyond hinges heavily on what happens Oct. 24, 2015.

Woman wakes up with mattress on fire

Before the fire spread to the front of the house, family members were able to escape through the front door Thursday night.

An Abbeville woman was lying in bed and felt her feet getting warmer than usual. When she checked, she saw the end of her mattress on fire.

Pitre, former COO of LSN papers, dies

Willie Pitre

Willie Pitre, 70, who served as chief operating officer of Louisiana State Newspapers and publisher of The Eunice News, died Friday at his residence in Lafayette.

Vermilion Chamber, F.U.E.L. holding school supply drive

The school supply drive will run through Aug. 13.

With a little more than a month until kids head back to class, the business community in Vermilion Parish is working to assure the school year begins positively for all students.

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Sports

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.

Lifestyle

Adrian Jude Duhon
A son, Adrian Jude Duhon, was born Monday, June 20, 2016, at Abbeville General to Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Jude Duhon of Abbeville.

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