After a second insurance committee meeting in seven days did not figure out a way to fix the problem of having to borrow money from the general fund, in order to pay health insurance bills, the talk quickly shifted to possibly closing schools and rezoning as a way to save the school system money.

Jaloni Rosette

A Jennings man was arrested on Monday, Oct. 12 after carjacking a Kaplan patrol unit and wrestling with an officer in an attempt to gain control of his weapon.

Jaloni Rosette

Pat LeBlanc calls a play dying a recent practice in Kaplan.

Two accidents on the northern part of Vermilion Parish

At around 3 p.m. on Monday, two vehicles collided at the intersection of La. 167 and La. 699. The truck turned onto La. 167 and hit the Nissan, which was heading south on La. 167.

Two separate accidents occurred 20 minutes within each other in the northern part of Vermilion Parish on Monday.

Vermilion’s academic ranking attracts new teachers

Many new teachers are happy to be in Vermilion Parish.

With a teacher shortage throughout the state, a certified teacher has his or her picking when it comes to selecting a parish to teach in.

Lowe’s tax nears end in Abbeville

The 1/2 percent sales tax approved for the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store in Abbeville seven years ago will go away sometime between now and the end of September.

One Acadiana announces ‘Priorities for a Better Acadiana’

Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana president and chief executive officer at lectern, led a news conference Tuesday in the Noble Plastics Manufacturing plant in Grand Coteau, to discuss the first of four of its “Priorities for a Better Acadiana.” Seated from left, are Paul Watts, general manager of the Bell Helicopter Assembly Center in Lafayette; Mike Barefield of CGI, an IT company located in Lafayette; Bill Rodier, executive director of St. Landry Economic Development; Missy Rogers, president of Noble Plastics; Joseph Zanco, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Home Bank in Lafayette; and Mike Tarantino, president and chief executive officer of Iberia Industrial Development Foundation. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan/The Eunice News)

GRAND COTEAU - One Acadiana, a nine-parish economic development organization, announced that accelerating the region’s economic development momentum is the first of four of its “Priorities for a Be

Luke Roger completes Eagle project

Luke Roger, right, applies adhesive to a marker held by his brother Jude Roger.

While many teens spent one of the last weekends before the start of the new school year relaxing, Luke Roger took a different path.

VC football staff has new faces

Coach Kevin Fouquier (left) explains to the VC defensive linemen how to come off the ball.

On the first official day of practice, there were a lot of new faces at Vermilion Catholic’s practice.



Elijah Mitchell (left) and Scott Moore are known as Erath High's "Pony Express."


Scott Moore (left) carries the pigskin and Elijah Mitchell looks for someone to block during a recent game.

ERATH - Erath High Bobcats now have the 2015 version of the “Pony Express.”


Kristin Broussard ad Hunter Guidry

Miss Kristin Paige Broussard of Abbeville, and Mr. Hunter Gerard Guidry of Meaux, are announcing their engagement and plans to marry.

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