Kaplan Chief of Police Boyd Adams

KAPLAN — Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams was recently appointed to the board of directors for the Law Enforcement Executive Management Institute (LEEMI), a branch of the governor’s office. “I received the call last week about the appointment from the governor,” saidAdams. “I was shocked and honored and accepted the appointment.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said let us all show we support our local farmers markets.

North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

LEROY — When it became clear that construction of the new North Vermilion Middle School would not be ready for the Aug. 11 start of school, what to do with the more than 1,000 students who would be affected became the top priority.

Kaplan Chief of Police Boyd Adams

North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

Ag industry ‘not getting any younger’

Errol Domingues speaks to the Kiwanis Club.

Agriculture remains a vital part of Vermilion Parish, with a large portion of experienced farmers making that happen.

Burned bodies located by North Vermilion High said to be male and female

A week later the grass is still burnt where the SUV was located on fire on Claude Road. The fire occurred about 50 yards from a house.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff ‘s Department is slowly trying to piece together what occurred last week on Claude Road, a mile south of North Vermilion High School.

Maurice creates zoning map, table

The zoning map designates the entire corporate limits of Maurice as light industrial.

MAURICE — Zoning of the Village of Maurice has now taken one of its biggest steps.

Six Vermilion Parish softball teams land in playoffs

The brackets for the 2014 softball season have finally been released and for the first time in a long time six of the seven schools in Vermilion Parish are headed to the playoffs.

Erath mayor, alderman sworn into office

John Earl LeBlanc is sworn in by friend Robert Vincent. On his side are his wife Peggy, grandchildren and family members.

It is official - Erath has a new mayor and a new alderman.

Kaplan students, parents protest transfer of their principal Laura LeBeouf

Former Kaplan Principal Laura LeBeouf (in neck brace) made an appearance at the rally. Her students came and greeted her.

KAPLAN — Thursday morning, Kaplan High students and parents held a demonstration in front of Kaplan High School to protest the transfer of their principal Laura LeBeouf.

Briggs named interim park director for Abbeville

Laura Briggs was at the recent city council meeting and last Friday’s meeting at the library.

The Abbeville Parks and Recreation Department has a new director, at least for the time being.

Two bodies found in burning vehicle in Vermilion Parish

A large burned area remains Wednesday morning after the Maurice Fire Department put out the fire. When the fire was out, they learned there were two bodies inside. The vehicle was located on Claude Road, off La. 699.

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, at approximately 1 am this morning Sheriff’s deputies responded to a vehicle fire on Claude Road, just south of Maurice.

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Sports

Zack Campos was busy lifting weights in the Erath weight room. Campos is training to be the starting offensive center and defensive end this football season.

ERATH - There will be a few new faces on Erath High’s offensive line, but there will also be a familiar face.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin and Sydney Abshire are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelli Nicole Boudreaux to Colt Tanner North.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Hilda M. Delcambre, 74, will be held Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:30AM at Harvest Time Tabernacle in Abbeville with Pastor Robert Wells officiating.

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