Drugs and a pistol found after a car chase.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrest for narcotics related offenses within the parish.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana consumers may need to pay close attention to sales and promotions on food items needed for Thanksgiving dinner this year.

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.

ERATH - The town of Erath and the Erath 4th of July Association would like to invite everyone to attend the 3rd Annual Lighting of the Christmas Lights. This year’s lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 28th at 6:30 PM in front of Erath City Hall. The city hall is located at 115 West Edwards Street.

Drugs and a pistol found after a car chase.

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.


Kaplan High has two new leaders

New Kaplan Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini and new Kaplan Assistant Principal Ward Courville.

KAPLAN — Loyalty, commitment and sacrifice.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Aug. 3-11

Tre Ladonta Amos
DOB: 10/29/1992
Charge: Obstruction of Justice
Charge: Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

Meaux named USDA district conservationist

Kody Meaux

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservations Service (NRCS) welcomed Kody Meaux as the new District Conservationist in Ruston, Louisiana.

Donald Menard running for Erath Alderman

Donald Menard is announcing that he will be a candidate for re-election on the town council in Erath for the Nov. 4 general election.

Louisiana Charter Schools affect Vermilion Parish School District

Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau (left) talks with Brian LeJeune, Jeff Davis Parish Superintendent.

Vermilion Parish has no charter schools, but that does not mean charter schools are not affecting Vermilion Parish public schools.

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:



Zack Trangmar of Erath dribbles by a Ascension player.

Despite 32 points from Ashaliee Brailey, the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles lost 61-58 to Fairview in Wednesday’s St. Thomas More’s Shootout.
Brailey made three 3-pointers.


Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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