Trevor Paul Byron

According to Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams, a 20 year old male was arrested in connection with the recent string of burglaries in the city of Kaplan. After interviewing several people and conducting several nights of surveillance, Kaplan police officers were able to arrest one suspect.
Entering a new school year, the Vermilion Parish School District is on track to have a projected shortfall of $3.2 million by the end of the school year. One school board member said that amount is not written in stone - and it’s just a “projection.”
Not wanting to let decreased revenue streams come as a surprise blow at the end of the year, the Abbeville City Council called a finance committee meeting Tuesday evening to review numbers for the first six months of 2016 .

Trevor Paul Byron

Chemistry challenge from DOW Chemical for Vermilion Parish students/teachers

Left to Right: Patrice Mire & Adrienne Theriot, VPSB Curriculum Facilitators, Whitney Laasko, JHW, Mark Cresanti, Site Leader – Weeks Island Dow Chemical, Meaghan Schexnider, FIEB, Beau Hilty, Lead MME Engineer Dow Chemical, Jeannie Cormier, VPSB

Dow Chemical is sponsoring “You Be the Chemist Challenge.” The Weeks Island DOW Chemical Plant is offering to host a Vermilion Parish School System challenge.

Donor visits UL Lafayette College of engineering

Photo by Amy Windsor
Shown, from left, are LaShaun Bordelon, Donald Mosing, Keith Mosing, Dr. Joseph Savoie and Muhiad Elsanousy.

LAFAYETTE — Oil industry giant Donald Mosing got a chance Thursday to see how his contributions have helped the University of Louisiana at Lafayette develop one of the fastest-growing engineering p

Old contaminated sites in Vermilion Parish still need cleaning up

Today, weeds and trees live on one of the contaminated sites in Vermilion Parish.

It is no secret Vermilion Parish has had its problems when it comes to contaminated land and water, thanks to the oil and gas industry and chemical companies.

Hulin sworn in as new judge in Vermilion Parish

Laurie Hulin talks to the crowd after the swear-in.

For a few years Laurie Hulin was on the other side of the bench trying to prosecute criminals as an assistant district attorney in the 15th Judicial District. As of Jan.

Abbeville police investigating items being stolen from ARC store

Theisha Hebert, manager of the ARC of Vermilion’s retail store, said items have been stolen from the drop-off shed in front of the store.

Abbeville police are investigating several incidents of individuals stealing items from the donation area at the ARC of Vermilion’s retail store.



Evan Dubois warms up before a recent 29er game.

The vacations are over and now it’s time to get back to work for the Gulf Coast Bank 29er American Legion team.


Jamieon Isaiah Walker
A son, Jamieon Isaiah Walker, was born, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Abbeville General to Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Walker of Abbeville.

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