EUNICE- The Eagles won their seventh straight game, and spoiled the Eunice Bobcats homecoming in the process. VC was able to squeak by Eunice 22-20 in a game that was up for grabs all the way until the end.
Halloween is just around the corner, and your best bet for safe family fun is the Scare on the Square, Magdalen Square in Downtown Abbeville. The Vermilion Parish Library is a proud sponsor again this year, and there are fun activities for the whole family planned!
There will be a town hall meeting Tuesday to talk about Common Core. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at Magdalen Place, downtown Abbeville. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. Those putting on the meeting are encouraging parents and teachers to bring questions.


Burned bodies located by North Vermilion High said to be male and female

A week later the grass is still burnt where the SUV was located on fire on Claude Road. The fire occurred about 50 yards from a house.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff ‘s Department is slowly trying to piece together what occurred last week on Claude Road, a mile south of North Vermilion High School.

Maurice creates zoning map, table

The zoning map designates the entire corporate limits of Maurice as light industrial.

MAURICE — Zoning of the Village of Maurice has now taken one of its biggest steps.

Six Vermilion Parish softball teams land in playoffs

The brackets for the 2014 softball season have finally been released and for the first time in a long time six of the seven schools in Vermilion Parish are headed to the playoffs.

Erath mayor, alderman sworn into office

John Earl LeBlanc is sworn in by friend Robert Vincent. On his side are his wife Peggy, grandchildren and family members.

It is official - Erath has a new mayor and a new alderman.

Kaplan students, parents protest transfer of their principal Laura LeBeouf

Former Kaplan Principal Laura LeBeouf (in neck brace) made an appearance at the rally. Her students came and greeted her.

KAPLAN — Thursday morning, Kaplan High students and parents held a demonstration in front of Kaplan High School to protest the transfer of their principal Laura LeBeouf.

Briggs named interim park director for Abbeville

Laura Briggs was at the recent city council meeting and last Friday’s meeting at the library.

The Abbeville Parks and Recreation Department has a new director, at least for the time being.

Two bodies found in burning vehicle in Vermilion Parish

A large burned area remains Wednesday morning after the Maurice Fire Department put out the fire. When the fire was out, they learned there were two bodies inside. The vehicle was located on Claude Road, off La. 699.

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, at approximately 1 am this morning Sheriff’s deputies responded to a vehicle fire on Claude Road, just south of Maurice.

State recognizes Abbeville General as 2013 Safe Sleep Champion Hospital

L - R Heidi Barras RN, Diane Steiner RN, OB Nurse Manager, Dr. Loreen Karani, Pediatrician , Christine Cornell, Louisiana Office of Public Health, Stephanie Guercio RN, Tina Faulk, Education Coordinator, Denise Noel, RN Chief Nursing Officer

Abbeville General Hospital was recently recognized as a 2013 Louisiana Safe Sleep Champion Hospital by the State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.



The Notre Dame Pios continue to pitch a shutout over the last three games.
The Abbeville Wildcats became their latest victim this past Friday night.


On their wedding day in 1964.


Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.

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