Empty pizza boxes and trash bags were left by Lutcher fans.

Kaplan Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini was not happy after Friday's football game against Lutcher. The Pirates lost to Lutcher 13-8 in a thrilling game. But when the game was over and the Lutcher fans began leaving, she saw something she has never seen before in the Kaplan parking lot.
IBERIA PARISH — A crash Wednesday evening took place shortly after 6 p.m. on La. Hwy. 14 west of U.S. 90. The three-vehicle crash took the lives of an uncle and nephew from Abbeville.
According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon at approximately 4:38 p.m. yesterday afternoon deputies responded to a single vehicle crash on Reginald Road that claimed the life of a Pearl River man.

Empty pizza boxes and trash bags were left by Lutcher fans.

VC football staff has new faces

Coach Kevin Fouquier (left) explains to the VC defensive linemen how to come off the ball.

On the first official day of practice, there were a lot of new faces at Vermilion Catholic’s practice.

New state law increases littering fines

Think twice before you throw trash on the ground in Louisiana, or you will pay double.
Thanks to a new law that went into effect on Aug. 1, fines for littering will now double.

Finding a Concussion on Friday nights

Two players hitting head-on can cause a concussion.

EUNICE - The crowd cheers after a hard hit on the football field.
But the stands go silent if the player is slow to get up after the tackle.

Strong winds cause damage in Erath on Thursday

Parts of the electrical pole is caught in the wire.

On Thursday night, strong winds and rain moved into Vermilion Parish. Winds snapped two electrical poles in the town of Erath.

Proceeds for Fishing for Memories Rodeo reached $125,000 mark

In the photo (front row, left to right) is Carrick, Pierce, and Holly Boffy with Tricia Ory from the Alzheimer’s Association. Commissioners are ( from left to right) Carlton Campbell, Wayne LeBleu, Tim Creswell, Bud Zaunbrecher and
Jimmie Steen.

Proceeds from Fishing for Memories were donated to the Alzheimer’s Association Tuesday evening at the Abbeville Harbor and Terminal Board meeting.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff responds to Ethics Board ruling

This is the house that Sheriff Couvillon purchased at the Sheriff's Sale for $58,000.

Long-time Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon wants the public to understand the key points when it came to him purchasing a home at a Sheriff’s Sale last year.

Delcambre wins an award

Delcambre Port Director Wendell Verret, third from left, accepts the Spirit of Community Award on behalf of the Town of Delcambre during the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla. Other members of the Climate Community of Practice from Louisiana congratulating the town include Nicole Love of The Nature Conservancy, left, Jennifer Gerbasi from Terrebonne Parish Planning and Zoning, Lauren Land and Dianne Lindstedt of Louisiana Sea Grant, Henri Boulet of Louisiana 1 Coalition, Jim Wilkins, Melissa Daigle and Katie Lea of Louisiana Sea Grant.

DELCAMBRE - The town of Delcambre has been recognized for its efforts in planning for a changing climate.

Another shooting in Abbeville

On Wednesday at approximately 6:34 p.m., the Abbeville Police Department responded to the complaint of shots fired in the area of Oak and Hayes Streets.



Devren Constantine is one of VC's top four receivers. He uses his 9 1/2 inch hands to catch the football.

It is no secret that Vermilion Catholic has four of the best wide receivers in Class A. One of those receivers may have the largest hands in Class A.


On November 17, another special meeting was held at the Vermilion Council on Aging due to the resignation of Kirk Frith from the board of directors, and the termination of term limits of Dr. Powlin Manuel and Ms. Diane Ardeneaux. Dr. Manuel served on the board as treasurer and was replaced buy a new member Stan Hardee. Ms. Diane Ardeneaux served as secretary and was replaced by Ms. Sandra Marant

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