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. The Abbeville Woodmen of the World, Chapter 7, joined the members of the VPSO Thursday morning during a ceremony to replace the flag in front of the parish jail.
One way to force a company into getting better at picking up garbage cans in Vermilion Parish is to hit them in the pocket book. Since March, Progressive Waste Solutions has been picking up garbage cans throughout Vermilion Parish. The Police Jury sold its garbage trucks and trash cans to Progressive Waste Solutions.

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.

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.

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

Youngsville teen dies of HINI flu

A Youngsville family is mourning the loss of their 14-year-old son who died of complications from the flu. The teen passed away two weekends ago while visiting his mother out of state.

Going strong at 82

Vermilion Parish Clerk of Court Diane Meaux Broussard has in her office 27 full-time employees, a group that makes up what many would say is a well-oiled machine.

KAPLAN POLICE REPORT

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Kaplan police are searching for armed robbery suspect

The Kaplan police department is currently investigating a convenience store armed robbery. The crime took place last night at approximately 10:15 p.m. at the Econo Mart on Highway 14 .

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Sports

The Gulf Coast Bank 29ers won two games during the American Legion state tournament in New Orleans.

All but one team that took part in the American Legion state tournament was going to come up short of the goal of winning a championship.
Such is the case for postseason play.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Hills, Jr., 67, is scheduled to be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church – 310 S. Lamar Street – Abbeville, LA.

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