Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

ERATH - Looking for something to do Friday and Saturday in Vermilion Parish? Erath is the place to be. Starting at 6 on Friday, the carnival rides will begin and will end at 12:30 a.m. Abbeville’s own Beau Young Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Keith Frank will follow at 10 p.m. until midnight.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Bob Jones of Abbeville has caught his share of red fish, so when he decided he wanted to carve a fish out of wood, it was a no brainer on what type a fish he would carve - a red fish. Jones is a member of the Acadien Wood Carving Guild, based in Abbeville.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Kaplan woman.

Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Abbeville Police Department upgrades cars

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy shows one of the department’s five Chevy Impalas purchased from the Baker Police Department.

Five for less than the price of one is not a deal that comes around often, especially when purchasing vehicles.

Jindal signs two pro-life bills into law

WEST MONROE – On Thursday, Governor Jindal signed two bills into law that will advance the dignity of human life and the safety and well being of women and children.

Will teachers in Vermilion be teaching Common Core when school starts?

School Superintendent Jerome Puyau speaks to the Rotary Club about Common Core.

With public school starting two months from now, there is a chance that educators may not be teaching the unpopular Common Core academic standards because of the vocal battle between State Super

June is Beef Month in Vermilion, Louisiana

L to r – Tweety Trahan, Vice-President Vermilion Parish CattleWomen; Bret Lee, 2014 Louisiana Beef Ambassador; Victoria Frederick, 2013-2014 La. Junior Brahman Association Queen, Keri Hebert, 2014 Vermilion Parish Cattlemen’s Queen.

Louisiana cattle producers all over the state are celebrating Beef month in June!
Vermilion Parish is one of the leading producers of beef in Louisiana.

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Sports

KYAAs 12u Fastpitch Softball Team placed first this past weekend in the Scott Area Team Sports Allstar tournament held in Scott, La. Team members include Coaches Bart Baudoin, C.J. Chargois, Ryan Hebert and David Packard, Janiya Small, Lexi Broussard, Kinley Duhon, Maddie Campisi, Carina Chargois, Je Johnnie, Jayden Baudoin, Molly Sistrunk, Jozie Jameyson, Ava Hebert, Gabrielle Marceaux, and Lauryn Packard.

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Mrs. Brett Elias

Miss Cori Dupuis became the bride of Mr. Brett Elias on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice, La.
Father Louis Richard officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

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