Here is a list of University of Louisiana at Lafayette Fall graduates from Vermilion Parish. Arts Chad Harold Lege Business Administration

James Buck

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

Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot (left) helps say goodbye to out-going Aldermen Gary Villien (middle) and Darin Desormeaux during Wednesday’s meeting.

MAURICE — The Village of Maurice said goodbye Wednesday to two men who have served the board of aldermen for a combined 24 years.

James Buck

Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot (left) helps say goodbye to out-going Aldermen Gary Villien (middle) and Darin Desormeaux during Wednesday’s meeting.


Abbeville Kiwanis Club recognizes Harrington as Student of the Month

The Abbeville Kiwanis Club named Kaplan High Senior Jace Harrington (third from left) its “Student of the Month.” Joining Harrington are (L-R) Kaplan High’s Mary Pat Lachaussee, Kiwanis President Anita Chaisson, Kiwanis member Stanton Hardee and Kiwanis member Kathryn Hoag.

Jace Harrington’s Kaplan High School career will come to an end when he graduates on May 16.

Abbeville captures district clean city contest

Abbeville officials welcomed judges for the Clean City contest Tuesday morning with a gathering at city hall. Standing Back Row: Patsy Hebert, Abbeville Garden Club President, Francis Touchet, Councilman, Roxanna Champagne, Lafayette Garden Club, Director District 3, Liz Gremilion, Abbeville Garden Club, Dorothy Delaune, Debbie Corales, Linda Brashier, Betty Plummer, Cleanest City Contest Judges and Todd Travasos, Keep Abbeville Beautiful. Seated: Sandra Creswell, KAB Chairperson, Mayor Mark Piazza.

Dozens have spent the past few weeks preparing Abbeville for the arrival of Louisiana Garden Club Federation District Cleanest City, some volunteers picking up trash with their bare hands as late a

Erath High senior wants to be a teacher after college

With only a few more weeks left in school, Hannah Trahan is looking forward to attending UL to major in education.

Some have been discouraged to go into a career of elementary education, but Erath High School senior Hannah Trahan, 18, said she still finds it to be important, despite what others have been saying

Vermilion/Municipal Task Force arrests six on drug charges


According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion / Municipal task force recently made following arrests for drug related offenses due to undercover operations conducted withi


Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Abbeville taking part in Lt. Gov.’s ‘Leaders Against Litter’ initiative

Abbeville Public Works Director Clay Menard, MainStreet Manager Charlene Beckett and Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza (L-R) display the “Leaders Against Litter” T-shirts.

Leaders throughout Abbeville are joining Keep Abbeville Beautiful to participate in the inaugural “Leaders Against Litter” event this Friday, April 11, 2014.

Jammin’ Under the Oaks highlights Vermilion music acts

Magdalen Square, which holds Sounds on the Square (above), will host another music event this Saturday, Jammin' Under the Oaks.

There are plenty of musicians in Vermilion Parish who, for various reasons, have not been able to showcase their talents.
That will change this Saturday morning for four acts.



North Vermilion boy’s head coach Jack LeBlanc gives instruction during a timeout earlier this season.

In their first game of the Midland Basketball Tournament, the North Vermillion Patriots were defeated 64-55 by the Crowley Gents.


The Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville’s annual Christmas
Social was hosted by Chapter President, Laurie Hulin
at Hulin Farms on Tuesday, December 2. Members are shown in above picture.


Board members include (seated) Laurie Hulin,
Nicole DesOrmeaux
(standing) Jamie Hebert, Megan Lalande, Kimi
Gaspard, Dr. Anita


ABBEVILLE — A Home-going Celebration will be held for Sullivan “Cowboy” Arnold, 81 at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Saint Mary Congregational Church, Abbeville, LA with Rev. Kevin M.A.

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