Doctors diagnosed Kayli Thibodeaux, now 17, with leukemia when she was 7 years old.

LEROY — When the North Vermilion Patriots play host to Episcopal of Baton Rouge this Friday, there will undoubtedly be plenty of tough players on the field. The toughest person in the stadium, however, may just be one who is on the sideline cheering.
Three beautiful murals now welcome residents and visitors into downtown Kaplan. They can be seen on the east side of Cusing Boulevard.
On the November 4 ballot, the City of Kaplan will be asking voters to renew half of the 6.11 operating millage for property taxes. “I want everyone to be made aware this is NOT a property tax increase,” said Kaplan Mayor Kirk Champagne. “It is just a renewal. Everything will be exactly as it was before.”

Doctors diagnosed Kayli Thibodeaux, now 17, with leukemia when she was 7 years old.

Trash pile leads to learning experience in Abbeville

The Police Jury used its grab truck to collect the trash pile on North John Hardy Drive.

Trash on the side of the road is never a good thing, except maybe for instances like Thursday when a positive lesson can be learned.

Vermilion Parish tourism gets 3rd $500,000 from BP

The Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission recently learned that it was awarded a third and final $500,000 grant through the BP Gulf Tourism and Seafood Promotion Grant to market the parish as a touri

Donate your beads to Arc of Vermilion

Mardi Gras is over, you braved the cold weather and you caught beads and lots of them because you were one of the only ones catching beads in the 32 degree, wet weather on Tuesday.

24 acres of land in Abbeville leased for drilling

The Louisiana Mineral and Energy Board collected more than $1.1 million during its February sale of mineral rights on state and local lands, according to results released recently.



VC quarterback Gage Trahan (9) throwing to Payton Trahan. Gage completed four of nine passes for 89 yards.

LAFAYETTE – The Vermilion Catholic Screamin’ Eagles have work to do – nothing that can't be addressed, but work to do nonetheless – after dropping a 12-6 decision to Opelousas Catholic on Thursday


Ashley Domingue and Charles Hunter

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Domingue of Kaplan, La. along with Ms. Tina Newman and Mr. Charles L. Hunter, Sr. of Lake Charles, La.

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