The front of the new Riverfront.

Three and a half years after a fire completely destroyed their business, Riverfront Restaurant is fully back. The doors of the new restaurant will be open Monday for lunch and supper. It is located on Park Avenue, along the side of the Vermilion River, across the street from Vermilion Catholic High School.

Rylan Guidry, Laila Breaux and Avery Besson (L-R) finished as the top three at Thursday’s Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Like most successful companies, Dow Chemical is always looking for what will help continue that success in the future. That future was on display Thursday night at Abbeville High School, as 31 middle school students from around Vermilion Parish competed in the second Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with the Abbeville Kiwanis Club members about the state budget.

Rep. Blake Miguez is not in love with the idea that Gov. John Bel Edwards has come up with as a way to balance the state budget. One of Gov. Edward’s plan is to increase the state’s 4-cent sales tax by a penny, and bring in $216 million more for the fiscal year that ends June 30.

The front of the new Riverfront.

Rylan Guidry, Laila Breaux and Avery Besson (L-R) finished as the top three at Thursday’s Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with the Abbeville Kiwanis Club members about the state budget.

Pelican Pointe residents in Maurice are moving back Wednesday morning

By noon on Wednesday, the parking lot is expected to be full of family members and staff members of Pelican Pointe.

MAURICE - At around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, residents and staff began making their way back to Pelican Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Maurice.

Still no answer as to what is causing problem at Maurice's Pelican Pointe

Haz Mat crews are searching through the Pelican Pointe building in Maurice to find what could be causing a leak.

State Police held a press conference at Pelican Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center to update the public why residents are still not allowed back to the facility as of noon on Monday.

Another leak at Maurice nursing home; residents evacuated

The Maurice Volunteer FIre Department were on scene looking for the leak.

For the second time in 48 hours, elderly residents had to be moved Sunday afternoon after the carbon monoxide alarm sounded in Pelican Pointe in Maurice.

Gas leak in Maurice nursing home; no one injured

MAURICE - With the temperature at 45 degrees outside, crews worked to get more than 100 residents of a Vermilion Parish nursing home back inside after a carbon monoxide scare.

VC takes care of Houma Christian, 54-21

VC cornerback Andre Girouard (12) tries to bring down Houma Christian quarterback Drake Battaglia.

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles had no trouble beating the Houma Christian Warriors, 54-21, in the first round of the Division IV playoffs.

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Sports

The Erath Lady Bobcats soccer team will play a second round playoff game on Wednesday.

The Erath Lady Bobcats are heading to Baton Rouge Wednesday to take on the defending State Champions - University Lab - in the second round of the soccer playoffs.

Lifestyle

Otto Bertrand of Abbeville celebrated his 91st birthday on January 31st at his home with family and friends. Everyone enjoyed cake and ice cream for the party. He is married to Neila Bertrand.

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