Rep. Champagne

BATON ROUGE – Representative Simone Champagne (R-Jeanerette) is seeking a constitutional amendment to ensure fines imposed under the federal Clean Water Act following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, go directly toward protecting Louisiana’s coast.

Waldean Jordan looks at the floor where her mother was found murdered.

Walk into Rita “Theresa” Jordan’s home today, two years after she was found brutally murdered in her home, and many things still look the same.
Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams reported officers responded to a shooting at Eighth and Frederick Streets last night. Upon arrival, officers learned two victims recieved gun shot wounds. The male victim is hospitalized and awaiting surgery and the other was a 16 year old female who was treated and released.

Rep. Champagne

Waldean Jordan looks at the floor where her mother was found murdered.

North Vermilion’s Nguyen is Kiwanis Student of the Month

The Abbeville Kiwanis Club named North Vermilion senior Linh Nguyen (third from left) as its Student of the Month. Nguyen is joined (L-R) by Kiwanis member Carla Frederick, Kiwanis President Anita Chaisson and North Vermilion Principal Joan Romero. Nguyen spoke Tuesday to the Kiwanis members during their weekly meeting in

In all that North Vermilion High School’s Linh Nguyen does, her focus remains clear.

Some people upset with Vermilion Parish police jury’s animal shelter

These dogs were euthanized last week before the person who was going to adopt them arrived a few hours late.

There are expected to be a lot of people Wednesday at the Vermilion Parish Police Jury Committee meeting in hopes of getting things changed at the Vermilion Parish Rabies Control Center.

Turning 104

Adles Perry is all smiles after he turned 104 years old on Monday.

Adles Perry, a life-long Vermilion Parish native, was born in 1910.



Donald Comaeux (11) of NV got his eighth win of the season against Erath on Tuesday.


Jace Harrington (20) allowed only one run on two hits in the 1-0 loss to NV on Tuesday.


Brett Delcambre (17) of Erath gets back to the bag safely before first baseman Ryan Meaux (6) of North Vermilion can tag him out.

It was a playoff like atmosphere at North Vermilion’s baseball field on Tuesday afternoon.


Mrs. Dawn Menard Stelly

Dawn Menard of Forked Island, Louisiana, and Jamie Stelly of Forked Island were united in matrimony at the V.F.F. Hall in Kaplan, Louisiana, on April 12, 2014.

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