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.
Synthetic marijuana has been a highlighted issue recently, with many law enforcement agencies warning of its dangers. The sale of synthetic marijuana is illegal in Louisiana. Abbeville Councilman-at-large Francis Plaisance said he would like to see the same designation for drug paraphernalia.

James Buck

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

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Kaplan police are searching for armed robbery suspect

The Kaplan police department is currently investigating a convenience store armed robbery. The crime took place last night at approximately 10:15 p.m. at the Econo Mart on Highway 14 .

7th Ward firemen put out boat fire in Intracoastal City

The 7th Ward Vol. Fire Department responded to a boat fire in Intracoastal City Friday afternoon. Firefighters arrived on scene to find the cab of the 52’ shrimp boat engulfed in flames.

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Sports

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.

Lifestyle

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.

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

Obituaries

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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