Ryan Allen of Erath

Ryan Allen of Erath was one of 840 cadets who graduated from the Air Force Academy recently. The ceremony was held at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Co.

Coach Kevin Fouquier (left) explains to the VC defensive linemen how to come off the ball.

On the first official day of practice, there were a lot of new faces at Vermilion Catholic’s practice. Sure, there were new faces amongst the team, but there were also new faces amongst the coaches. One familiar face returning is VC’s most successful head coach over a three-year period.
Think twice before you throw trash on the ground in Louisiana, or you will pay double. Thanks to a new law that went into effect on Aug. 1, fines for littering will now double.

Ryan Allen of Erath

Coach Kevin Fouquier (left) explains to the VC defensive linemen how to come off the ball.

Chemistry challenge from DOW Chemical for Vermilion Parish students/teachers

Left to Right: Patrice Mire & Adrienne Theriot, VPSB Curriculum Facilitators, Whitney Laasko, JHW, Mark Cresanti, Site Leader – Weeks Island Dow Chemical, Meaghan Schexnider, FIEB, Beau Hilty, Lead MME Engineer Dow Chemical, Jeannie Cormier, VPSB

Dow Chemical is sponsoring “You Be the Chemist Challenge.” The Weeks Island DOW Chemical Plant is offering to host a Vermilion Parish School System challenge.

Donor visits UL Lafayette College of engineering

Photo by Amy Windsor
Shown, from left, are LaShaun Bordelon, Donald Mosing, Keith Mosing, Dr. Joseph Savoie and Muhiad Elsanousy.

LAFAYETTE — Oil industry giant Donald Mosing got a chance Thursday to see how his contributions have helped the University of Louisiana at Lafayette develop one of the fastest-growing engineering p

Abbeville police respond to phone scam complaints

The Abbeville Police Department has recently responded to complaints where citizens have received telephone calls from different phone numbers with a (337) area code.

Old contaminated sites in Vermilion Parish still need cleaning up

Today, weeds and trees live on one of the contaminated sites in Vermilion Parish.

It is no secret Vermilion Parish has had its problems when it comes to contaminated land and water, thanks to the oil and gas industry and chemical companies.

Hulin sworn in as new judge in Vermilion Parish

Laurie Hulin talks to the crowd after the swear-in.

For a few years Laurie Hulin was on the other side of the bench trying to prosecute criminals as an assistant district attorney in the 15th Judicial District. As of Jan.

Vermilion Sheriff’s Office arrests New Iberia man


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

Abbeville police investigating items being stolen from ARC store

Theisha Hebert, manager of the ARC of Vermilion’s retail store, said items have been stolen from the drop-off shed in front of the store.

Abbeville police are investigating several incidents of individuals stealing items from the donation area at the ARC of Vermilion’s retail store.



Owen Stutes makes a catch in the outfield for QSA.


Christen Migues beats out the throw at first base for a single against Welsh. (photo by Sadie Suire)

ERATH - The QSA 10-and-under All-Stars were in a win or go home situation Sunday afternoon in the third day of the Pony Regional Tournament.


The 2015-2016 Eagleline includes (top to bottom) Madison Hebert (Jr.), Gabrielle Davis (Fr.), Catherine Romaine (Fr.), Hannah Trahan (Soph.), Michelle Noel (Coach), Avery Hebert (Fr.), Molly Landry (Fr.), Laura Landry (Jr.),Abbey Hebert (Jr.), Bailey Mire (Fr.), Meredith David (Soph.), Madison Landry (Sr./Secretary-Treasurer), Caroline Landry (Sr./Captain), Cailin Trahan (Sr./Co-Captain), Anne-Marie Marceaux (Sr.)

The Vermilion Catholic Eagleline attended Universal Dance Association camp held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge June 22-25.


LAFAYETTE — A Mass of Christian burial for Janie Marie Arceneaux, will be held Wednesday August 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM, at St.

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