One way to force a company into getting better at picking up garbage cans in Vermilion Parish is to hit them in the pocket book. Since March, Progressive Waste Solutions has been picking up garbage cans throughout Vermilion Parish. The Police Jury sold its garbage trucks and trash cans to Progressive Waste Solutions.

Construction is still being done at North Vermilion Middle with three weeks to go before school begins.

North Vermilion Middle School parents and students learned Tuesday night that their brand new middle school will not be ready in time for when school starts on Aug. 11 in Vermilion Parish.

Billy Mire

Five months after being hit by a car, Billy Mire has died. Mire, 63, of Kaplan, was hit when he was truck by an oncoming car at the corner of Highway 14 and Lemaire Street in February.

Construction is still being done at North Vermilion Middle with three weeks to go before school begins.

Billy Mire

Abbeville General Hospital gets 'A' grade for safety

Abbeville General Hospital

Recently, Abbeville General Hospital was honored with an “A” grade in the fall of 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, i

Bank of Erath names Charley Steen on Board of Directors

Charley Steen

Bank of Erath is pleased to announce that Charley S. Steen has become a member of its Board of Directors. He was elected to that position by the Board of Directors at its November meeting.

Abbeville tennis courts to be resurfaced

The surface of the Abbeville tennis court is cracking.

Those who play tennis in Abbeville will be receiving a present just in time for Christmas.

Erath High senior Catherine Domingues Kiwanis Student of the Month

Erath High School senior Catherine Domingues (third from left) is the Abbeville Kiwanis Club Student of the Month for November.
Joining Domingues are (L to R) her parents Jim and Charlotte Domingues, Kiwanis Club President Anita Chaisson and Kiwanis Club member Mike Hardy. The club presented Domingues with a sign that she will display in her front yard.

Success simply does not come without hard work, something Erath High senior Catherine Domingues knows to be true.



The Gulf Coast Bank 29ers won two games during the American Legion state tournament in New Orleans.

All but one team that took part in the American Legion state tournament was going to come up short of the goal of winning a championship.
Such is the case for postseason play.

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