Two players hitting head-on can cause a concussion.

EUNICE - The crowd cheers after a hard hit on the football field. But the stands go silent if the player is slow to get up after the tackle. According to Lee Miller from RehabXcel Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, concussions are one of the main concerns that they look for during a football game.

This is the house that Sheriff Couvillon purchased at the Sheriff's Sale for $58,000.

Long-time Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon wants the public to understand the key points when it came to him purchasing a home at a Sheriff’s Sale last year.

Lt. Joseph Boneski spent 25 years with the Abbeville Police Department.

Joseph Boneski II sits at the desk in his office at the Abbeville Police Department Thursday afternoon. It’s a space Lt. Boneski has spent much of his time in recent years. On this Thursday afternoon in late July, it’s his for only a couple of more hours.

Two players hitting head-on can cause a concussion.

This is the house that Sheriff Couvillon purchased at the Sheriff's Sale for $58,000.

Lt. Joseph Boneski spent 25 years with the Abbeville Police Department.

St. Paul’s, United Way ‘Stuff the Bus’ in Abbeville

Carlee LeBlanc collects some change for the “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive.”

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Abbeville teamed with the United Way of Acadiana Saturday in an effort to “Stuff the Bus.”

Abbeville man shot and killed in his mobile home

There is a bullet hole through the front window.

Jeffrey Smith, 55, of Abbeville died from the result of a gun shot early Sunday morning while he was in his mobile home.

Bobby J. Duhon candidate for Justice of Peace in Ward 4

Bobby J. Duhon

Bobby J. Duhon has announced that he will be a candidate for Justice of the Peace in Ward 4 for the Nov. 4 general election.
Bobby is a lifelong resident of Ward 4 and the Maurice area.

Kaplan's Jalen Bates: The Intimidator

Jalen Bates is 6-5 and weighs 237 pounds. Teams like Michigan, UL-Lafayette and Oregon State have got their eye on him.

KAPLAN- With an intimidating frame at 6 feet, 5 inches tall and built rock-solid at 237 pounds, Jalen Bates towers over everyone on the Kaplan High football team.

Vermilion 4-H Cooking Team place second in Nationals

The parish team of Anne Catherine LeBlanc, Victoria Frederick and Britney Broussard captured second place in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, 4-H Edition on Aug. 3 in New Orleans. (Photo by Rick Bogren)

NEW ORLEANS – A team of young chefs from Vermilion Parish earned second place in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, 4-H Edition on Sunday, Aug. 3.

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Sports

Owen Stutes makes a catch in the outfield for QSA.

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Christen Migues beats out the throw at first base for a single against Welsh. (photo by Sadie Suire)

ERATH - The QSA 10-and-under All-Stars were in a win or go home situation Sunday afternoon in the third day of the Pony Regional Tournament.

Lifestyle

The 2015-2016 Eagleline includes (top to bottom) Madison Hebert (Jr.), Gabrielle Davis (Fr.), Catherine Romaine (Fr.), Hannah Trahan (Soph.), Michelle Noel (Coach), Avery Hebert (Fr.), Molly Landry (Fr.), Laura Landry (Jr.),Abbey Hebert (Jr.), Bailey Mire (Fr.), Meredith David (Soph.), Madison Landry (Sr./Secretary-Treasurer), Caroline Landry (Sr./Captain), Cailin Trahan (Sr./Co-Captain), Anne-Marie Marceaux (Sr.)

The Vermilion Catholic Eagleline attended Universal Dance Association camp held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge June 22-25.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Rev. Riley “Chili” Graham, 65, will be at 4:00 PM Monday August 3, 2015 in David Funeral Home of Abbeville with Rev. Sam Brooks officiating.

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