Sen. Bob Hensgens

A couple of days before hurricane season begins, Rep. Bob Hensgens introduced a bill that urges the state’s Department of Transportation and Development to do a study on the emergency evacuation route to Hwy. 35 that connects with Hwy. 92, near Rayne.

The Honor Guard at a Memorial Day ceremony.

There is no slowing down for the Vermilion Parish Honor Guard of Kaplan American Legion Post 271. Since 1988, the Honor Guard has been busy performing funerals for veterans and other civic ceremonies, including Monday’s Memorial Day Ceremonies. In the last 27 years, they have now performed 1,560 funerals.

The Daylily Festival will begin Saturday morning in Abbeville.

Magdalen Square in downtown Abbeville will be alive with color Saturday morning with the arrival of the 14th Annual Daylily Festival and Garden Show. The event will kickoff at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m. There will not be an opportunity for early bird shopping.

Sen. Bob Hensgens

The Honor Guard at a Memorial Day ceremony.

The Daylily Festival will begin Saturday morning in Abbeville.

Pile of trash in Maurice still there

MAURICE - Despite the Vermilion Parish Police Jury agreeing to pick up the pile of trash, the pile of trash has yet to be removed along side of La. 92 in the city limits of Maurice.

Toby Walker to run for sheriff in Vermilion Parish

Toby Walker

Toby Walker announces that he is campaigning for the office of Sheriff in Vermilion Parish. Toby was born and raised in New Iberia and is a 1988 graduate of New Iberia Senior High School.

Vermilion’s Armentor among LSU AgCenter experts recognized at recent state meeting

Award winners at the Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences were: Carolyn Robinson, agent in East Carroll Parish, Continued Excellence Award; Shatonia McCarthy, area nutrition agent in Calcasieu Parish, the Betty Jane Fairchild Award; Mandy Armentor, LEAFCS president; Cathy Agan, nutrition agent in Quachita Parish, the School Wellness Award; Robin Landry, nutrition agent in Assumption Parish, the Maxine Reeves Award. (Photo by Johnny Morgan)

VIDALIA – Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences members presented awards and introduced the 2014-2015 officers during their annual meeting in Vidalia on May 7-9.

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Sports

Gueydan’s Cheyenne Lacomb earned a spot on the All-District First Team in a utility spot.

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VC’s Bella Doucet earned first team All-District honors in the outfield.

Thirteen total Vermilion Parish softball players earned a spot on either the first or second teams in District 7-1A.

Lifestyle

Leadership Vermilion Class 2

On May 20 Leadership Vermilion Class 2 visited the Louisiana State Capitol.

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