Drake Garner inputs his carbohydrate intake into his insulin pump so it can calculate the correct dosage.

Many of us know how guide dogs assist the visually impaired, but do you know how a diabetic alert dog works? Drake Garner, 11, has high hopes to become familiar with this service dog. He was diagnosed with Type I diabetes since he was eight years old. He is the son of Tori and Joshua Garner.
Wayne Theriot will return as mayor of Maurice after no one qualified to run against him. Theriot is in his final year of his first term as mayor of Maurice. He will begin his second term in January of 2015.

The protection levee will be far from the jail.

By the end of 2014, the Vermilion Parish Law Enforcement Center is expected to have a strange looking wall around it and it will be built not to keep the prisoners in. The main objective of the wall is to keep storm surge water out of the prison.

Drake Garner inputs his carbohydrate intake into his insulin pump so it can calculate the correct dosage.

The protection levee will be far from the jail.

Abbeville Police Department upgrades cars

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy shows one of the department’s five Chevy Impalas purchased from the Baker Police Department.

Five for less than the price of one is not a deal that comes around often, especially when purchasing vehicles.

Jindal signs two pro-life bills into law

WEST MONROE – On Thursday, Governor Jindal signed two bills into law that will advance the dignity of human life and the safety and well being of women and children.

Will teachers in Vermilion be teaching Common Core when school starts?

School Superintendent Jerome Puyau speaks to the Rotary Club about Common Core.

With public school starting two months from now, there is a chance that educators may not be teaching the unpopular Common Core academic standards because of the vocal battle between State Super

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Sports

The Patriot football team for photo day 2014. North Vermilion plays Kaplan for the Jamboree Aug. 29.

The North Vermilion High School Patriot football team plays in a tough district that does not make it easy to win.

Lifestyle

Ashley Domingue and Charles Hunter

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Domingue of Kaplan, La. along with Ms. Tina Newman and Mr. Charles L. Hunter, Sr. of Lake Charles, La.

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