Voters in Vermilion Parish approved the renewal of a 10-mill, 10-year property tax. The voters first approved the tax in 1996, which is dedicated to three things. In Saturday’s election, 87 percent of the voters approved the renewal with 70 out of 80 precincts. reporting.
GUEYDAN - People in Gueydan are on the look out for a mysterious white van and keeping an eye on their children at the same time. Recently, the driver of a white van stopped along the highway and tried to persuade 12-year-old Keagan Kibodeaux to cross the highway and enter the van.

Lindsey Schexnailder and the Lady Pirates are playing in the Class 3A finals.

John Curtis showed why it was the No. 1 seeded team in Class 3A. After falling behind 3-0 to Kaplan after five innings, John Curtis scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to storm back and take a 4-3 lead. Kaplan could not score any more runs in its last at bat in the top of the seventh inning, falling 4-3.

Lindsey Schexnailder and the Lady Pirates are playing in the Class 3A finals.

VC's Homecoming Court

The 2014 VC Homecoming Court

Here are members of the 2014 Vermilion Catholic Homecoming Court: Back row:- Audrey Blaire, Lexi Langlinais, Queen Ashailee Brailey, Maci Ardoin, Kirsten Broussard: Front Row- Halie Wright, Lilly C

Erath ends boil advisory for water

The Louisiana Board of Health informed the town of Erath at 11 a.m. Thursday that its last water sample passed, ending the five-day boil advisory.

Sounds on the Square today in Abbeville

The Envies will perform this evening at Sounds on the Square.

A local act will be front and center this evening when the Envies take the stage for Sounds on the Square.

Touchet's Bar in Vermilion Parish is place for cracklin cook-off on Saturday

Holding up his cracklins is Clarence “T-Boy” Desormeaux (right). Also in the photo are Derek Touchet (left) and his father, Calvin Touchet (middle).

Cooking cracklins is not just about throwing raw pigskin into hot grease and watching it fry. There is an art to it that most people do not know unless they have mastered it.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join Faith House and show support by attending the Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, October 16 on the Vermilion Parish Courthouse steps at 5:30 p.m.

Domestic violence is a problem that can affect anyone at anytime. Considering victims are usually frightened by their abusers, they often suffer in silence.

Food cans collected for Christian Service Center in Abbeville

The Christian Service Center’s (L-R) Anthony Borden, Kenneth Brent Moore and Deborah Sanders unpack food recently donated by Vermilion Catholic and members of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church.

After seeing shelves mostly bare, workers at the St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center received a recent boost.

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Morgan Harrington and the Lady Patriots advance in the playoffs.

LEROY- The North Vermilion Lady Patriots advanced to the second round of the Class 3A softball playoffs after a 6-2 win at home against Church Point Tuesday.

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