Kevin Moody

LAFAYETTE - Businessman Kevin Moody has been named the winner of the 2014 Civic Cup award. The Civic Cup award was started in 1933 by the Lafayette Young Men’s Business Club. For the past 81 years, the award has been given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the community.

Area ladies recently took the pledge to support the newly launched Faith House campaign “No more Violence No more Silence. Attending a luncheon at River Oaks in Lafayette are front row from left, Stephanie LeBlanc and Hannah Theriot. Back row, Kathy Richard, Bonnie Hebert, Debra Harrington, Judy LeBlanc, Dana LeBlanc, Tammy Broussard and Melinda Smith.

Faith House is a nonprofit organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children. Domestic Violence affects women of all education, social, and economic levels, all ages, all religions and all ethnic groups. It is the single most frequent cause of injury to women in this country.
Get your calender out parents and children because Halloween in Vermilion Parish is getting confusing. The rest of the United States will be celebrating Halloween on Oct. 31, which is a Friday. But in Vermilion Parish, you will have two days to celebrate Halloween.

Kevin Moody

Area ladies recently took the pledge to support the newly launched Faith House campaign “No more Violence No more Silence. Attending a luncheon at River Oaks in Lafayette are front row from left, Stephanie LeBlanc and Hannah Theriot. Back row, Kathy Richard, Bonnie Hebert, Debra Harrington, Judy LeBlanc, Dana LeBlanc, Tammy Broussard and Melinda Smith.

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High-grade marijuana makes its way to Abbeville

Chaz LeBlanc

Drug users in the area seem to like high-grade marijuana and do not mind spending the extra money for it, the Vermilion/Municipal Task Force has recently learned.

Green house north of Erath keeping up with demand for herbs

Glenda LeBlanc takes care of an herb plants.

More than 10 greenhouses make up L&S Greenhouse in northern Erath, where each one houses different types of vegetables and flowers such as tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, petunias and a vast vari

New Nature Trail in Vermilion Parish

Police jurors Mark Poché (right), Errol Domingues (left) stand with Rep. Simone Champagne and Bonnie Broussard (left) at the beginning of the wooden trail built at Bancker. The cement columns were found in the wetlands behind the Grotto and are from the late 1800s. They were part of a rectory that was on the grounds in the late 1890s.

Seven years ago a group of Vermilion Parish residents had a vision to create a nature trail through an acre of wetlands along the Vermilion River at Bancker Grotto Memorial Park.

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)

KAPLAN POLICE REPORT

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.

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Sports

Kaplan offense against the Erath defense during a game last season.

A battle between two of the top three teams in District 6-3A will take place tonight when the Erath Bobcats travel to play the Kaplan Pirates.

Lifestyle

On their wedding day in 1964.

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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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