Kaplan Police is asking public's help in identifying this man.

Kaplan Police are looking for a person in regards to a theft of equipment from a business which occurred in the City of Kaplan. Chief of Police Boyd Adams is asking for help from the citizens to identify this man. If anyone has information on his identity, please call Kaplan Police at 643-8600.
According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, one person has been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center Monday in connection to an early morning shooting that left one person dead.
An Abbeville mother is grateful her family was not injured after a large tree fell on her mobile home Thursday night. Savannah Broussard with her two children and a friend heard the winds picking up while watching television.

Kaplan Police is asking public's help in identifying this man.

Delcambre’s Esponge named Kiwanis Student of Month

Kiwanis Club members Ross Comeaux (left) and Gordy Landry present Cameron Esponge with the Student of the Month sign.

Cameron Esponge is getting the most out of his time at Delcambre High School.

DOTD wants to give 3 roads to Erath

ERATH - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is wanting to donate to the town of Erath certain roads in the city limits as a way to remove the roads from the state’s care.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Nov. 30 - Dec. 14

Judy Ann Abshire
DOB: 8/12/1950
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods
Charge: Receipts and Universal Product Code Labels; Unlawful Act (Four counts)

Abbeville Police arrest suspect in armed robbery

Crispen O'Brien Jr.

On Dec. 13, 2015, around 7:25 p.m., Abbeville Police Department was called to the 300 block of S. Lamar St. for an armed robbery that had just occurred.

Raywood Faulk has been watching Kaplan sports since 1947-48

Raywood Faulk sits in the stands at Delcambre High about to watch a basketball game in the parish tournament last week. He was there all week long.

KAPLAN - Kaplan resident Raywood J. Faulk has been an avid sports aficionado for nearly 70 years!

John Zaunbrecher named Abbeville Rotary’s Farmer of Year

Abbeville Rotary Club member Mark Shirley (right) presents the Farmer of the Year award to John Zaunbrecher and his wife Phyllis.

Each year, the Abbeville Rotary Club recognizes the importance and impact agriculture has on Vermilion Parish by naming a Rotary Farmer of the Year.



Claire Meyers signs on the dotted line and will now be a Ragin Cajun track athlete. In the photo with her are her father Kevin and mother Monica. Her track coaches Mya Touchet and Casey Meador.

Claire Meyers will continue the Meyers family tradition of playing sports for the UL-Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.


Tatum Ariel Shipley and Bailee Zhanae Irvine were the recipients of NAUW-Vermilion Region Branch scholarships. Presenting the $500 scholarships were Ella Taylor and Bridget Winters. (l-r) Ena Darby, parent; Tatum Ariel Shipley; Bridget Winters; Ella Taylor; Bailey Zhanae Irvine and Tracey Irvine, parent.

The National Association of University Women - Vermilion Region Branch, has again awarded scholarships to two Vermilion Parish graduates.

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