The Police Jury wants to improve ambulance response times in Vermilion Parish.

Several business leaders attended the regional meeting for Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment.

LAFAYETTE — How exactly new revenue is generated to help improve the state’s transportation infrastructure remains open for discussion. However that comes about, officials agree new revenue in that area is critical to move the state forward. The state’s top elected official is pushing for ideas to help make that happen.

Ross Granger

ERATH - Erath High recently named 2015 graduate Ross Granger as their 2016 Homecoming Grand Marshal. The parade is Friday.

Several business leaders attended the regional meeting for Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment.

Ross Granger

New management heads Abrom Kaplan Hospital in Kaplan

LAFAYETTE – Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital (AKMH) and Lafayette General Health (LGH) have reached a long-term lease agreement, whereby LGH will assume expanded management and operational control o

Meth Lab found in Abbeville

Sondra Evans

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit located a meth lab in Abbeville that resulted in four arrests.

Abbeville's fire substation reopens

The Abbeville Fire Department’s Hebert Substation No. 2.

The oldest fire station in Abbeville will not see an extended break after all.

Kaplan goes Hollywood

Crew members work on a scene for “The Quarry” Monday afternoon at the Sunnyside Motel in Kaplan. The HBO crew will be filming in the city through this Saturday.

KAPLAN — When the series “The Quarry” debuts on Cimemax early next year, local viewers may recognize some of the scenery.

Abbeivlle's Koryn expects to have busy summer

Koryn sits on the Cleveland bench long before singing the national anthem last week.

Koryn Hawthorne is expected to have a busy summer, which is great news for the 17-year-old singing sensation.

Gross Isle Road in Vermilion now has two TV stars

The actors stand next to the Chevy Impala owned by Alvin Vallot from Vermilion Parish.

One road in Vermilion Parish is fast becoming the place to live on if you want to be a TV star.



Channing Spears rushed for 72 yards for Abbeville.

Abbeville High interim head football coach Kevin Kern is still scratching his head trying to figure out what is wrong with the Wildcats.


The winners in the Miss (17-23 year old) Division were (left to right) Brooke Comeaux, 3rd Runner Up; Gabrielle Guilbeau, 4th Runner Up; Ashlee Guilbeau, 2015 LA Cattle Festival Queen; Victoria Roussel, 2016 LA Cattle Festival Queen and Photogenic; Kali Dore, 1st Runner Up; Emily Husband, 2nd Runner Up and Shelby Santaigo, Miss Congenialty.


The winners in the Teen (14-16 Year old) Division were Courtlyn Johnson, 2nd Runner Up; Maci Bergeron, 1st Runner Up and Photogenic; Payton Broussard, 2016 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queenand Cassie Aloisio-2015 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queen.


Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 30, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Lafayette, LA for Nelwyn McWilliams Musumeche, 78, a longtime resident of Lafayette who passed awa

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