Quintylan Richard

The man accused of shooting Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Bares Jr. exactly two years ago today will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Vermilion Parish School Board members Laura LeBeouf (far left) and Luddy Herpin (far right) present a plaque to Brandy and Jacob Gaspard for their work done at the Kaplan High softball field.

The Vermilion Parish School Board has decided not to start a pilot program to allow cell phones on the campus of Abbeville High or any other high school in the parish.

Ricky Dietz of Truman Abshire’s Wreck Service watches as his wrecker pulls the car out of Bayou Tigre. Because the car was there for two years, it was loaded down with mud.

ERATH — Law enforcement moved one step closer to finding Tyler Lauran Domingue of Youngsville. Deputies from the Vermilion Parish and Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Offices recovered a submerged car south of Erath. The Pontiac Grand Am is believed to be connected to a 2014 cold case.

Quintylan Richard

Vermilion Parish School Board members Laura LeBeouf (far left) and Luddy Herpin (far right) present a plaque to Brandy and Jacob Gaspard for their work done at the Kaplan High softball field.

Ricky Dietz of Truman Abshire’s Wreck Service watches as his wrecker pulls the car out of Bayou Tigre. Because the car was there for two years, it was loaded down with mud.

Mount Carmel’s Capital Campaign off to good start

Mount Carmel students cheer as teachers performing in a “Wheel of Fortune” skit reveal the amount that has already been raised toward the school’s Capital Campaign.

Mount Carmel’s effort to raise funds for school improvements, including a new assembly center, is off to a pretty good start.

Helping hands from around the country

Chari Heldenbrand (pink T-shirt) is all smiles while picking up litter along Orange Drive. Heldenbrand, who lives just outside Des Moines, Iowa, was among a group of visitors from around the country who helped pick up litter Monday morning.

Visitors are drawn to Vermilion Parish and Louisiana for many reasons.

Abbeville Police respond to singe-vehicle accidnet

Photo submitted by Eric Gabriel
An Abbeville Police Officer checks the flipped van on Meaux’s Lane.

Based on an Abbeville Police Department accident report, Curvis Joseph Broussard Jr.

7th Ward Elementary's Milton is Vermilion Parish Student of the Year

Seventh Ward’s Logan Milton is the Vermilion Parish
Elementary Student of the Year. Milton is joined by 7th Ward Principal Natalie Hebert.

MOUTON COVE — That 7th Ward Elementary is an “A” school, it should come as no surprise that the students are putting in the work.

One Acadiana celebrates first year, looks to future

One Acadiana President and CEO Jason El Koubi speaks during Wednesday's event at the Cajundome Convention Center.
Photo by Paul Kieu

LAFAYETTE — When someone is looking for a place in Louisiana to live, work or open a business, why not Acadiana?

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Claire Meyers signs on the dotted line and will now be a Ragin Cajun track athlete. In the photo with her are her father Kevin and mother Monica. Her track coaches Mya Touchet and Casey Meador.

Claire Meyers will continue the Meyers family tradition of playing sports for the UL-Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.

Lifestyle

Adrian Jude Duhon
A son, Adrian Jude Duhon, was born Monday, June 20, 2016, at Abbeville General to Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Jude Duhon of Abbeville.

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