Clay Higgins

Louisiana voters in Acadiana and Lake Charles voted Saturday (Dec. 10) to replace U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, with tough-talking former sheriff’s captain Clay Higgins over Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle in the all-Republican runoff.

The Abbeville Wildcats hold up three to show that they won the parish tournament three years in a row.

The Abbeville Wildcats have now won the parish basketball title three years in row. On Saturday, Abbeville got past North Vermilion 52-43 in the finals. For NV, under head coach Jack LeBlanc, this is the sixth straight time the Patriots fall in the finals. Under LeBlanc, NV has lost to Abbeville five times and Kaplan once.

Volunteer firemen not only put out house fires, they also tend to auto accidents throughout the parish.

There are 14 volunteer fire departments in Vermilion Parish. Because of the decline of volunteer firemen in certain parts of the parish, volunteer fire stations may close in the future. During budget meetings by the police jury last week, the police jury was looking at ways to trim finances.

Clay Higgins

The Abbeville Wildcats hold up three to show that they won the parish tournament three years in a row.

Volunteer firemen not only put out house fires, they also tend to auto accidents throughout the parish.

Abbeville City Council say no to Redflex Traffic System

Redflex cameras take photos of vehicles speeding.

Residents in Abbeville won’t have to worry about getting a ticket mailed to them from RedFlex Traffic System because the Abbeville City Council does not want to do business with RedFlex.

Vermilion Parish 4-H Show Results

Logan Goutierrez, of Erath High School 4-H Club, exhibited the Overall Champion and Champion Vermilion Bred Market Hog at the recent Vermilion Parish Livestock Show and Sale. This hog was also selected as Overall Reserve Champion Hog at the Acadiana District Livestock Show in February. Pictured are: (l to r)Benny Goutierrez, Sonia Marceaux of Marceaux Genetics, Dana Goutierrez, Connor Dubois, Logan Goutierrez, Bobby Bingham (judge); Hadley Dummond, Kennedy Marceaux, Tracy Marceaux, Eric Marceaux of Marceaux Genetics; and Dax Hebert.

The 2015 Vermilion Parish 4-H Livestock Show and Sale was the largest on record for our program.

New Vermilion, Acadia D.A. happy with his new job

Keith Stutes, the new district attorney

CROWLEY - Though he is only five weeks into his first term as district attorney for the 15th Judicial District, Keith Stutes gives the impression of a man who is both accessible and “hands-on.”

Abbeville teen will sing on"The Voice"

Koryn Hawthorne

The National TV show “The Voice” begins Monday on NBC. This season Vermilion Parish has a reason to watch it because a 17-year-old from Abbeville will be performing on the show.

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Aleria Bolden for NV is all smiles after reaching the finals.

The No. 1 seed and the No. 2 seed were eliminated by lower seeds in the semifinals of the parish finals.
No. 3 seed North Vermilion beat No. 2 seed Gueydan, 38-30, on Friday.

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