All Saints Day is this Saturday and St. Mary Magdalen Parish releases its cemetery schedule.  During this annual commemoration, cemeteries are blessed in order to remember those who have gone on before us in death.  This year the schedule for the blessing of cemeteries is as follows:

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.

The Giant Omelette Celebration turns 30 years old this year and because of that, the person who is in charge of landing the music entertainment for the Celebration got the green light to try and get good musical entertainment.
A quiet Kaplan City Council meeting turned into a heated discussion between Mayor Kirk Champagne and two event chairmen last Tuesday. The Louisiana Cajun Food Fest chairman, Alice Stelly, and the Boogie on the Boulevard chairman, Mike Kloesel approached the council table to turn in two checks to the mayor for their respective events.

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.

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Is Vermilion Parish Sinking Into the Gulf of Mexico?

All of Delcambre was flooded for the storm surge for Hurricane Rita.

It is no secret. Louisiana’s coastline is disappearing. What many scientists are not 100 percent sure about is why.

Trash pile leads to learning experience in Abbeville

The Police Jury used its grab truck to collect the trash pile on North John Hardy Drive.

Trash on the side of the road is never a good thing, except maybe for instances like Thursday when a positive lesson can be learned.

Vermilion Parish tourism gets 3rd $500,000 from BP

The Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission recently learned that it was awarded a third and final $500,000 grant through the BP Gulf Tourism and Seafood Promotion Grant to market the parish as a touri

Donate your beads to Arc of Vermilion

Mardi Gras is over, you braved the cold weather and you caught beads and lots of them because you were one of the only ones catching beads in the 32 degree, wet weather on Tuesday.

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Sports

North Vermilion Captains: Grant Johnson (4), Terrence Lollis (7) and Seth Patin (2) before a game earlier this season. The Patriots host Notre Dame tonight at 7.

The North Vermilion Patriots put their two-game winning streak on the line when they host the Notre Dame Pioneers Friday at 7 p.m.

Lifestyle

Tabatha Broussard and Joshua Trahan

Miss Tabatha Broussard of Maurice, and Mr. Joshua Trahan of Kaplan, are announcing their engagement and plans to marry.

Obituaries

Merline T. Broussard, Ph.D., 78, passed away October 28, 2014, after a brief illness. Dr. Broussard is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, Earle J. Broussard and one son, Brian M.

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