Ramon Zepeda

Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams reports on April 26, 2015, the Kaplan Police department received a call at 9:04 p.m. of a drive by shooting at the intersection of 7th and Lejuene Street in Kaplan

Abbeville city workers cut a heavy branch that fell on a small bridge on West Oak Street.

Monday morning Vermilion Parish residents had to deal with a fast moving storm that caused some damage throughout the parish. Residents west of North Vermilion High School are expected to be without power for the rest of day.
According to the Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Jerome Puyau, Cecil Picard Elementary will be closing at noon today because of partial electricity in the school. The phone announcement to all Cecil Picard parents is expected to go out anytime.

Ramon Zepeda

Abbeville city workers cut a heavy branch that fell on a small bridge on West Oak Street.

State Police has DWI check point on La. 14 Friday night

The State Trooper makes this driver take a balance test after he admitted he consumed alcohol.

There is good news and bad news when it comes to why the Louisiana State Police were in Vermilion Parish Friday night and into Saturday morning conducting a “No Refusal Check Point” on La.

DWI checkpoint planned for Vermilion Parish

In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop I plans to conduct a DWI “No Refusal” checkpoint on Friday, April 24, 2015, from approximately 9:00 p.m.

VC Lady Eagles rally for a victory

Kelsey Michel makes a throw to first base for VC. She also hit a grand slam home run for VC in the sixth inning.

The No. 9 Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles woke up in the sixth inning and scored nine runs en route to a 10-4 win over Oberlin in the first round of the Class A playoffs.



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.


Pat and Becky Donuhue’s garden displays brilliant red knock-out roses bordering the front and side of the lovely 1898 Victorian home. Pink drift roses and miniature bottlebrush shrubs showcase the brick circular drive and entrance.


The beautifully landscaped courtyard is highlighted with a lovely pool as well as a covered patio and outdoor kitchen featuring a pond complete with comment fish and water lilies surrounded by colorful tropical hibiscus, bougainvilleas, and bird of paradise plants.


Other plants featured in the extensive landscaping are azaleas, palm trees, Shishi camellias, yesterday, today and tomorrow shrubs, sweet bay magnolias, American holly, Japanese magnolias as well as a variety of daylilies.


Abbeville – Funeral Services for Mrs. Mary Lynn Miguez Suire, 80, will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, April 27, 2015 at David Funeral home Chapel of Abbeville with Fr. Kendal Faulk officiating.

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Fax: 337-898-9022

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