EUNICE- The Eagles won their seventh straight game, and spoiled the Eunice Bobcats homecoming in the process. VC was able to squeak by Eunice 22-20 in a game that was up for grabs all the way until the end.
Halloween is just around the corner, and your best bet for safe family fun is the Scare on the Square, Magdalen Square in Downtown Abbeville. The Vermilion Parish Library is a proud sponsor again this year, and there are fun activities for the whole family planned!
There will be a town hall meeting Tuesday to talk about Common Core. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at Magdalen Place, downtown Abbeville. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. Those putting on the meeting are encouraging parents and teachers to bring questions.


Flag for a ‘brother’

Members of the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department and the Abbeville Woodmen of the World salute the flag that will now honor Allen Bares Jr.

More than a month after losing Allen Bares Jr., members of the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department continue to honor their fallen brother.

Abbeville Arrest Report: July 7-14

Joel Belanger II
DOB: 5/5/1968
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods

Jessica Bourque
DOB: 1/22/1971
Charge: Simple Battery

New North Vermilion Middle School will not be ready

Construction is still being done at North Vermilion Middle with three weeks to go before school begins.

North Vermilion Middle School parents and students learned Tuesday night that their brand new middle school will not be ready in time for when school starts on Aug. 11 in Vermilion Parish.

Vermilion Parish honors Allen Bares Jr. by renaming street

VFW Commander Tom Rigsby (in uniform) hands Tina Bares, Allen Bares Jr’s wife, a special award from the national VFW office. Also in the picture are Allen’s parents, Lynn and Allen Bares Sr.

Wednesday, July 23, marks the one month anniversary of the tragic death of Vermilion Parish Sheriff Deputy Allen Bares Jr.

Abbeville’s finances in good shape

Abbeville officials are breathing easy in regards to the city’s financial situation after the first six months of the year.

Kaplan man arrested in cyclist hit and run

Doucette was charged with negligent homicide in death of a cyclist

Two weeks after a man was found dead in a ditch on La. Highway 92, Louisiana State Police have arrested a Kaplan man in connection with the death.


Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Tires, rims stolen off truck in Maurice

The truck tires and rims, similar to these, were taken off a Chevy Silverado.

MAURICE — Officers with the Maurice Police Department are investigating the recent theft of all four tires and rims from a truck in one of the village’s neighborhoods.



The Notre Dame Pios continue to pitch a shutout over the last three games.
The Abbeville Wildcats became their latest victim this past Friday night.


On their wedding day in 1964.


Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.

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