Drugs and a pistol found after a car chase.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrest for narcotics related offenses within the parish.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana consumers may need to pay close attention to sales and promotions on food items needed for Thanksgiving dinner this year.

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.

ERATH - The town of Erath and the Erath 4th of July Association would like to invite everyone to attend the 3rd Annual Lighting of the Christmas Lights. This year’s lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 28th at 6:30 PM in front of Erath City Hall. The city hall is located at 115 West Edwards Street.

Drugs and a pistol found after a car chase.

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.


Kaplan Rotary Speakers

ROTARY - Natalie McElyea, an LSU Ag extension associate, gave a presentation of the Youth Wetlands Program to the Kaplan Rotarians. Her goal is to get students to be aware of the importance of coastal wetlands and the need to prevent further loss. Shown with McElyea is Mark Shirley, LSU Ag agent, Jack Gupta and Johnny Faulk, Rotarian president. Gupta shows the wetlands shirt he won in a drawing.

La. Boys' and Girls' Staters

LOUISIANA BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ STATERS - These Louisiana Boys’ and Girls’ Staters from across the parish are planning and participating in a mock trial as part of the annual Vermilion Parish Government Day. This is the fifty-first year that the American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, The Vermilion Parish School Board and the Vermilion Parish Police Jury join together to allow high school students to get hands-on experience in local government. Gale Luquette, intake officer, and Judge Durwood Conque work with Mock Trial. The program will be held on January 23 and 24th at the parish courthouse.


Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Gulf Coast Bank offers support to Knights of Columbus of Abbeville

Ed Hebert, Knights of Columbus representative receives a donation from Paul Patout, Gulf Coast Bank CEO and President.

Gulf Coast Bank has joined other local businesses in contributing to the Knights of Columbus Council 2281 of Abbeville’s fundraising efforts for the Diocese of the Military.

Vermilion Parish Livestock Show begins Friday

The 40th Annual Vermilion Parish Jr. Livestock Show is set for Friday, January 24 at 6 a.m. and ends with Saturday’s Livestock Sale which starts at 1:00 p.m.

Learning from loss

There are many children who grow up not knowing a parent because of divorce, parent died when the child was young or the parent just put the child up for adoption.



Zack Trangmar of Erath dribbles by a Ascension player.

Despite 32 points from Ashaliee Brailey, the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles lost 61-58 to Fairview in Wednesday’s St. Thomas More’s Shootout.
Brailey made three 3-pointers.


Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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