On Nov. 24, 2015, Abbeville Police Department was notified by an individual who was the victim of a scam.

John Bel Edwards

State Rep. John Bel Edwards (D) was elected the governor of Louisiana in a runoff election on Saturday, defeating U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R).

Julius Johnson for Kaplan rushed for 120 yards this past week.

WINNFIELD - The Kaplan defense rose to the occasion more than once in the Pirates’ win over Winnfield Friday in the Class 3A second round playoff game. Kaplan won 22-7 and will play host to No. 1 Lutcher Friday in the third round game.

John Bel Edwards

Julius Johnson for Kaplan rushed for 120 yards this past week.

Volunteers clean river in Vermilion Parish

Volunteers gathered Saturday to help pull trash from the Vermilion River.

Whether economic, recreational or simply those who live along it enjoying the view, the Vermilion River has an impact on this area.

Delcambre Homecoming Queen

The 2014 Delcambre High School Homecoming Queen is Shaely Rene’ Landry. Shaely is the 17 year old daughter of Terri Landry and Gil Landry.

Halloween is on two different nights this week in Vermilion Parish

Jade Dubois spray paints the legs of his homemade spider, he built this week. The spider is made out of PVC pipe and it sits in front of his house at 301 North Main Street in Abbeville.

Halloween in Vermilion Parish is on two separate nights.
In the municipalities of Abbeville, Kaplan, Mauirce and Delcambre, Halloween will be Thursday night, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Faith House hands out ‘Kisses for Cops’

Pictured (L-R) are Dept. Matt Primeaux, Faith House’s Trisha Jones, Sheriff Michael Couvillon, Warren Reaux, Faith House’s Cindy Triche and Dept. Calvin Weekly.

Faith House is a nonprofit organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Oct. 12-20

Virginia A. Anderson
DOB: 3/18/1955
Charge: Theft By Shoplifting

Keena Bliss
DOB: 11/4/1986
Charge: Trespassing

Vermilion Parish represented on UL-L Homecoming Court

Photo info: Madeleine Claire Ortte, 2014 Homecoming Queen for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, center, and her court will reign over Homecoming activities when the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns take on the South Alabama Jaguars on Nov. 1. Shown, from left, are: Anna Katherine Devitt of Baton Rouge, La.; Melanie Calyn Benit of Meraux, La.; Kristen Michele Ashford of Port Allen, La.; Madeleine Claire Ortte of Thibodaux, La.; Alexandra Dardar of Abbeville; Paola Mercedes Doria of Houma, La.; and Hallie Renee’ Boudreaux of Lafayette.

Vermilion Parish is represented on UL’s Homecoming Court.
Madeleine Claire Ortte of Thibodaux will reign as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s 2014 Homecoming queen.



Devren Constantine is one of VC's top four receivers. He uses his 9 1/2 inch hands to catch the football.

It is no secret that Vermilion Catholic has four of the best wide receivers in Class A. One of those receivers may have the largest hands in Class A.


On November 17, another special meeting was held at the Vermilion Council on Aging due to the resignation of Kirk Frith from the board of directors, and the termination of term limits of Dr. Powlin Manuel and Ms. Diane Ardeneaux. Dr. Manuel served on the board as treasurer and was replaced buy a new member Stan Hardee. Ms. Diane Ardeneaux served as secretary and was replaced by Ms. Sandra Marant


ERATH – A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Roy Joseph Johnson, 80, will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, November 27, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Fr.

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