State Rep. Bob Hensgens

In what is another sign that Common Core will still be a hot issue this session, despite the budget, lawmakers are saying they've been invited to the Governor's Mansion next week for an "urgent meeting" on the topic.

Jermaine Williams will never be allowed to practice in law in any courtroom in the United States.

Vermilion Parish attorney Jermaine Williams agreed to give up his license to practice law in Louisiana, as well as the United States, according to the State Supreme Court. The agreement between the higher court and Williams, who is from Gueydan, was reached this past Friday.

Suzanne Carroll and her horses take a photo in front of St. Mary Magdalene Church in Abbeville.

Many have a “bucket list” that they would like to accomplish in their life time. Doug and Suzanne Carroll of Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, Canada are living out their “bucket list” now. They are traveling from California to Florida on the back roads as a way to see things and meet as many things as possible.

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

Jermaine Williams will never be allowed to practice in law in any courtroom in the United States.

Suzanne Carroll and her horses take a photo in front of St. Mary Magdalene Church in Abbeville.

Gueydan Duck Festival Junior Grand Marshals announced

GUEYDAN -The Gueydan Duck Festival will hold its annual Wine and Cheese Social Saturday night, August 2 at the Gueydan Civic Center to honor dignitaries, sponsors and supporters.

Biggest One Yet

UL basketball player Kasey Sheppard and many of his teammates were celebrity waiters.

Those involved with this year’s 21st annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner said it had the chance to be the biggest ever.
They were right.

Progressive has garbage pickup problems

The Vermilion Parish Police Jury is four months into its contract with Progressive Waste Solutions to pick up garbage in the parish, and the jury is already not happy with the marriage.

Abbeville Arrest Report: July 14-21

Robert Joseph Broussard Jr.
(Male)
DOB: 11/28/1978
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods
Charge: Entry/Remain on Premises After Being Forbidden

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
(Male)
DOB: 5/5/1968
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods

Jessica Bourque
(Female)
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.

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Sports

Logan Goutierrez of Erath came off the bench and hit some big shots, including the game-winner with 14 seconds left.

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Monette Bolden had 13 points in the win for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Lady Bobcats (10-9 overall) had a great week of basketball this past week.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Gregg Ryan Coyle

Miss Jennifer Langlinais and Gregg Ryan Coyle were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville.

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