Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

The Lady Eagles of VC are heading back to the Sweet 16 after knocking off St. Mary 41-30 Saturday afternoon. VC will play Tuesday night at 7:45 against White Castle in the semifinal game. The games are being held at McNeese University in Lake Charles.

Patricia Gaspard

FORKED ISLAND — Forked Island E. Broussard Principal Patricia Gaspard received an e-mail Monday that she had to read twice. The e-mail originated from the Louisiana Department of Education.

The SUV came to a rest on its side in a ditch.

Friday morning around 10:30, Regina Lacour of Abbeville was heading north on La. 82, when for unknown reasons, she went off the road and flipped in a ditch. The single car accident occurred on Schreifer's Curve, which is about a mile south of Perry.

Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

Patricia Gaspard

The SUV came to a rest on its side in a ditch.

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.

Jindal signs two pro-life bills into law

WEST MONROE – On Thursday, Governor Jindal signed two bills into law that will advance the dignity of human life and the safety and well being of women and children.

Will teachers in Vermilion be teaching Common Core when school starts?

School Superintendent Jerome Puyau speaks to the Rotary Club about Common Core.

With public school starting two months from now, there is a chance that educators may not be teaching the unpopular Common Core academic standards because of the vocal battle between State Super

June is Beef Month in Vermilion, Louisiana

L to r – Tweety Trahan, Vice-President Vermilion Parish CattleWomen; Bret Lee, 2014 Louisiana Beef Ambassador; Victoria Frederick, 2013-2014 La. Junior Brahman Association Queen, Keri Hebert, 2014 Vermilion Parish Cattlemen’s Queen.

Louisiana cattle producers all over the state are celebrating Beef month in June!
Vermilion Parish is one of the leading producers of beef in Louisiana.

Lightning strikes tree in Kaplan

Lightning struck a tree causing a large portion of the tree to fall on a house in Kaplan during a thunderstorm Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported with minor damages to the home's roof. The house is located at 213 N. Guidry in Kaplan.

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Abbeville’s Dre’vian Evans (15) dribbles past a West St. Mary defender Friday night.

After starting the season 0-7, it was hard for anyone to imagine the Abbeville Wildcats winning 18 of their next 21 games and winning the District 6-3A title.
However, it happened.

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