The protection levee will be far from the jail.

By the end of 2014, the Vermilion Parish Law Enforcement Center is expected to have a strange looking wall around it and it will be built not to keep the prisoners in. The main objective of the wall is to keep storm surge water out of the prison.

21-year-old Jamon Johnson Jr.

The Abbeville Police Department is warning businesses and people that there are counterfeit bills circulating in Abbeville. The Abbeville Police Department located different counterfeit bills in the city over the last two weeks The police department received complaints about counterfeit $20 bills and $100 bills.
How to handle juveniles detained by local law enforcement has long been an issue in Vermilion Parish. At the center of that issue is which government entity pays for the juvenile detention. In years past the Vermilion Parish Police Jury paid 100 percent of the bill, regardless of where the juvenile was arrested.

The protection levee will be far from the jail.

21-year-old Jamon Johnson Jr.

Maurice police arrest southern reality star

Lyle Boudreaux

MAURICE — Village of Police officers arrested a Lafayette man who appeared on the reality show “Party Down South.”

The 2014 Chic-A-La Pie Mardi Gras court

The court includes Angie Demette, captain; Sarah Bohuslavicky, flower girl; Darlene Primeaux, second maid; Nicole Hebert, first maid; Queen Jambalaya Karen Price; King Gumbo Brady Price; Ryan Hebert, first duke; Kenneth Primeaux, second duke; Ryan Bohuslavicky, paige; Jude Adams, co- captain; (kneeling) Linda Vincent, jester and David Fontenot, jester. (Photo by Shelly Hargrave)


Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Caitlin Domingues of Erath signs with UL

Caitlin Domingues is the fourth member of the Domingues family to run track at UL. From left to right: Great Uncle Bob Domingues, Grandfather Jimmy Domingues, Caitlin Domingues and Great Uncle Ed Domingues.

Friday was a big day for Caitlin Domingues, the Domingues family and for the Erath Bobcats.

Big Drug Bust in Vermilion Parish

In the picture are (left to right) Col. Kirk Frith, Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy, Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza and Drew David, captain of the task force.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion / Municipal task force recently made the following arrests for drug related offenses due to undercover operations conducted w

Levy Cancer Foundation created to help cancer patients in Vermilion Parish

The Levy Cancer Foundation Board Members: (left to right) Standing from left to right: Shannon Broussard, RN (Financial Secretary), Ray Landry, CEO (President), Sarah Briggs (Board Member), Cassie Levy (Chairman of the Board), Vanessa Hebert (Recording Secretary), Thomas Vallot (Treasurer), Dr.Myriam Hutchinson (Board member), Janice Stakes (Financial Secretary). And, seated in the front is Dr.Corbett Lebouef (Vice Chairman).

The Levy Cancer Foundation, (LCF) the Irvin and Jo Levy Cancer Foundation, is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization developed as a vehicle to raise funds to benefit the Vermilion Parish area.

Vermilion Chamber president says interest, involvement going strong

Vermilion Chamber of Commerce President Ben Rivera spoke Tuesday to the Abbeville Kiwanis Club. Rivera is joined by Club President Anita Chaisson (left) and member Kathryn Hoag.

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce is in a healthy state at the moment, according to new Chamber President Ben Rivera.

Fatal wreck scene haunts officer

(The Daily Review Photo by Preston Gill)
Patterson police officer Kevin Kinslow speaks about arriving at the scene of a wreck that claimed four lives Saturday.

By Preston Gill, the Daily Review



The Patriot football team for photo day 2014. North Vermilion plays Kaplan for the Jamboree Aug. 29.

The North Vermilion High School Patriot football team plays in a tough district that does not make it easy to win.


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.

The Vermilion Today

P.O. Box 400
Abbeville, LA 70511
Phone: 337-893-4223
Fax: 337-898-9022

Follow Us