Synthetic marijuana has been a highlighted issue recently, with many law enforcement agencies warning of its dangers. The sale of synthetic marijuana is illegal in Louisiana. Abbeville Councilman-at-large Francis Plaisance said he would like to see the same designation for drug paraphernalia.

This is one of the stores Manning/Menard Oil operates in Lafayette.

Abbeville based Manning Menard Oil Co., Inc. was named the state’s top performer by ExxonMobil for providing an exceptional customer service experience and achieving the highest overall site experience score in Louisiana.

It is still not known how this Chevy caught fire and burned in a sugar cane field last week north of Abbeville.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff Office is trying to put the pieces together on why a black Chevrolet truck burned in a sugar cane field last week. On Tuesday, Major Darryl LeBlanc of the Sheriff’s Office released the name of the owner of the truck after matching vin numbers.

This is one of the stores Manning/Menard Oil operates in Lafayette.

It is still not known how this Chevy caught fire and burned in a sugar cane field last week north of Abbeville.


No more Violence No more Silence

Area ladies recently took the pledge to support the newly launched Faith House campaign “No more Violence No more Silence. Attending a luncheon at River Oaks in Lafayette are front row from left, Stephanie LeBlanc and Hannah Theriot. Back row, Kathy Richard, Bonnie Hebert, Debra Harrington, Judy LeBlanc, Dana LeBlanc, Tammy Broussard and Melinda Smith.

Faith House is a nonprofit organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children.

Five Vermilion Parish Schools make A grade

Vermilion Parish has five schools that had a school performance grade of A.
Three of the five schools were elementary schools, and the other two were high schools.

Ghosts spotted in Abbeville

If you see a few ghosts around Abbeville, don’t be scared.
The “Ghosts on the Bayou” are friendly.

North Vermilion celebrating homecoming week

The North Vermilion Boys’ Court (Right to left): Hagen Riche, Logan Meaux, Seth Patin, Ty Desormeaux, Ean Trahan, Cole Latiolais, Bryon Turner, Devin Magnon, Diego Amador, Donald Comeaux, Cameron Touchet, Grant Baudoin. Not Pictured: Lane Broussard.

LEROY — Homecoming festivities have begun for North Vermilion High School and will conclude on Saturday, October 25.

City, police jury partner on overlay projects in Abbeville

Mike Clark (second from left), a foreman with Glenn Lege Construction, discusses the overlay project with (L-R) Abbeville Mayor Mark
Piazza, Councilman Brady Broussard Jr. and Police Juror Wayne Touchet.

Trying to do something alone can accomplish only so much, but joining with others can create endless possibilities.

VC cruises to a homecoming victory

Gang tackling for VC are David Trappey (32), Peyton Theriot (37) and a group of other defenders.

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles continue to roll through District 7-1A and on Friday, Highland Baptist Bears became their latest victim.



The Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles after their 42-35 win over North Vermilion is the parish tournament championship Thursday night. VC won their fourth straight parish tournament.

For the fourth year in a row, the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles won the parish tournament, this time with a 42-35 win over North Vermilion.


The Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville’s annual Christmas
Social was hosted by Chapter President, Laurie Hulin
at Hulin Farms on Tuesday, December 2. Members are shown in above picture.


Board members include (seated) Laurie Hulin,
Nicole DesOrmeaux
(standing) Jamie Hebert, Megan Lalande, Kimi
Gaspard, Dr. Anita

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