Drake Garner inputs his carbohydrate intake into his insulin pump so it can calculate the correct dosage.

Many of us know how guide dogs assist the visually impaired, but do you know how a diabetic alert dog works? Drake Garner, 11, has high hopes to become familiar with this service dog. He was diagnosed with Type I diabetes since he was eight years old. He is the son of Tori and Joshua Garner.
Wayne Theriot will return as mayor of Maurice after no one qualified to run against him. Theriot is in his final year of his first term as mayor of Maurice. He will begin his second term in January of 2015.

The protection levee will be far from the jail.

By the end of 2014, the Vermilion Parish Law Enforcement Center is expected to have a strange looking wall around it and it will be built not to keep the prisoners in. The main objective of the wall is to keep storm surge water out of the prison.

Drake Garner inputs his carbohydrate intake into his insulin pump so it can calculate the correct dosage.

The protection levee will be far from the jail.

Four car accident in Abbeville

The silver car on the right was the first one hit and the white Honda (left) was the third vehicle hit.

A four-vehicle accident occurred Monday afternoon in Abbeville at the corner of Park Street and the La 14 Bypass near Ray Chevrolet.

BBB alerts consumers to company

Along with the new year comes resolutions, and these often revolve around local residents taking care of themselves better and losing unwanted weight for a more healthy life.

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Holly Boffy (right) sits as Laurie Duhon, a parent, in front of 200 people, talks to her about Common Core in September.

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The Patriot football team for photo day 2014. North Vermilion plays Kaplan for the Jamboree Aug. 29.

The North Vermilion High School Patriot football team plays in a tough district that does not make it easy to win.

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Ashley Domingue and Charles Hunter

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Domingue of Kaplan, La. along with Ms. Tina Newman and Mr. Charles L. Hunter, Sr. of Lake Charles, La.

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