Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

GUEYDAN - Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat was what some considered the perfect child. Her mother Rhonda Leger Venissat would agree. “She is the perfect kid,” said Rhonda on Sunday night. “I loved her personality, because she could laugh at herself. That meant a lot to me.”

The inside of the new North Vermilion Middle School gym.

LEROY - The way it looks, North Vermilion Middle School will not be 100 percent complete until next year.

Money and drugs found during a drug bust by the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

The inside of the new North Vermilion Middle School gym.

Money and drugs found during a drug bust by the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit.

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Abbeville Arrest Report: Aug. 3-11

Tre Ladonta Amos
(Male)
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:

Multi-Chem, DEQ hear permit concerns from Vermilion Parish residents

Save Lake Peigneur President Nara Crowley (right) and Citizens Against MultiChem President Marcella Manuel attended the public hearing on Thursday.

The state’s Department of Environmental Quality held a public hearing Thursday night at North Vermilion High School, and residents had plenty to say about Multi-Chem applying for a discharge permit

Timmy Landry to run for Erath councilman seat

Timmy Landry

ERATH - Erath resident Timmy Landry has declared that he is a candidate for the Erath City Council in the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 election.

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Sports

St. Thomas More Linear Girls Shootout

Tuesday's Games

9:30 a.m. - UMS-Wright vs. Northside

9:30 a.m. - Teurlings vs. Barbe

11 a.m. - UMS-Wright vs. Opelousas

Lifestyle

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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