Here is a list of University of Louisiana at Lafayette Fall graduates from Vermilion Parish. Arts Chad Harold Lege Business Administration

James Buck

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

Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot (left) helps say goodbye to out-going Aldermen Gary Villien (middle) and Darin Desormeaux during Wednesday’s meeting.

MAURICE — The Village of Maurice said goodbye Wednesday to two men who have served the board of aldermen for a combined 24 years.

James Buck

Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot (left) helps say goodbye to out-going Aldermen Gary Villien (middle) and Darin Desormeaux during Wednesday’s meeting.


71-year-old woman cleans Abbeville’s State Street just because

Sandra Marant was busy Tuesday morning sweeping up the cigarette butts and paper along the sidewalk on South State Street in Abbeville. She does this once a week for free.

At least once a week, 71-year-old Sandra Marant can be found sweeping up cigarette butts, money, vomit, paper, broken glass or anything else that could be found on South State Street in Abbeville.

Erath contractor arrested by Sheriff's Office

Shane LeBlanc of Erath

Shane LeBlanc, a contractor from Erath, was arrested by the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office early Tuesday morning in Erath.

Vermilion 4-H students make proposal for extension office to be strengthened for hurricanes

Ty Zaunbrecher, of Gueydan, far right, tells the Vermilion Parish Police Jury about a video he and other 4-H Club members made to show how south Louisiana can adapt to disasters. Also shown with Zaunbrecher are 4-H Club members Anne Catherine LeBlanc of Abbeville, and his brother, Clay Zaunbrecher, who also worked on the project. Photo by Bruce Schultz

A group of 4-H Club members presented the Vermilion Parish Police Jury recently with a proposal for improvements at the local extension office to strengthen it against hurricanes and other major w

256th Infantry Brigade trains in Mississippi

Louisiana National Guardsman Senior Sniper Frankie Dubois of Kaplan, and spotter Spc. Justin Mills of Baton Rouge, both with 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment , headquartered in Abbeville, measure wind velocity, trajectory, and elevation in preparation of firing the M-110 sniper rifle during Annual Training, at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Miss. (National Guard photo by Sgt. Greg Stevens, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.


Abbeville Police Department upgrades cars

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy shows one of the department’s five Chevy Impalas purchased from the Baker Police Department.

Five for less than the price of one is not a deal that comes around often, especially when purchasing vehicles.



North Vermilion boy’s head coach Jack LeBlanc gives instruction during a timeout earlier this season.

In their first game of the Midland Basketball Tournament, the North Vermillion Patriots were defeated 64-55 by the Crowley Gents.


The Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville’s annual Christmas
Social was hosted by Chapter President, Laurie Hulin
at Hulin Farms on Tuesday, December 2. Members are shown in above picture.


Board members include (seated) Laurie Hulin,
Nicole DesOrmeaux
(standing) Jamie Hebert, Megan Lalande, Kimi
Gaspard, Dr. Anita


ABBEVILLE — A Home-going Celebration will be held for Sullivan “Cowboy” Arnold, 81 at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Saint Mary Congregational Church, Abbeville, LA with Rev. Kevin M.A.

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