Area ladies recently took the pledge to support the newly launched Faith House campaign “No more Violence No more Silence. Attending a luncheon at River Oaks in Lafayette are front row from left, Stephanie LeBlanc and Hannah Theriot. Back row, Kathy Richard, Bonnie Hebert, Debra Harrington, Judy LeBlanc, Dana LeBlanc, Tammy Broussard and Melinda Smith.

Faith House is a nonprofit organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children. Domestic Violence affects women of all education, social, and economic levels, all ages, all religions and all ethnic groups. It is the single most frequent cause of injury to women in this country.
Get your calender out parents and children because Halloween in Vermilion Parish is getting confusing. The rest of the United States will be celebrating Halloween on Oct. 31, which is a Friday. But in Vermilion Parish, you will have two days to celebrate Halloween.
Vermilion Parish has five schools that had a school performance grade of A. Three of the five schools were elementary schools, and the other two were high schools. Two A schools improved from being a B school last year. Cecil Picard Elementary had one of the biggest leap in scores from last year.

Area ladies recently took the pledge to support the newly launched Faith House campaign “No more Violence No more Silence. Attending a luncheon at River Oaks in Lafayette are front row from left, Stephanie LeBlanc and Hannah Theriot. Back row, Kathy Richard, Bonnie Hebert, Debra Harrington, Judy LeBlanc, Dana LeBlanc, Tammy Broussard and Melinda Smith.

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Abbeville man convicted of indecent behavior with a juvenile

Jeffery Freeman

Jeffery Freeman was on trial this past week in Abbeville for aggravated rape of a juvenile charge, but a jury came back with a guilty verdict on the charge of indecent behavior with a juvenile, whi

Cars with children heading to LeBlanc Elementary hit each other

The two vehicles ended up side by side after the accident Friday morning.

A two-vehicle accident, involving children heading to LeBlanc Elementary, happened Friday morning at the intersection of La. 338 and North Airport Road, north of Abbeville.

Wildlife agent meets with Rotary to discuss upcoming hunting seasons

Justin Sonnier, an agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, speaks to Rotary Club members.

Many hunters around Vermilion Parish will be up early Saturday to take advantage of the opening of teal season.
The season will wrap up on Sept. 28.

Two Louisiana men arrested for child pornography

Michael Cocke

(BATON ROUGE, LA) — Joint law enforcement efforts led by Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) have resulted in the arrest of two Louisiana men this week on child pornography cha

Survey says coastal protection is No. 1 worry in Vermilion Parish

Many residents worry their homes and cars are going to flood when the next hurricane makes landfall near the parish.

After two years in the making, the Vermilion Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan is complete, and the plan shows coastal protection is the number one worry of Vermilion Parish residents.

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Sports

The North Vermilion Patriots run onto the field before their game against Abbeville last Friday. The Patriots host West St. Mary this week looking to win their second straight game.

The North Vermilion Patriots look for two straight wins Friday, when they host West St. Mary.

Lifestyle

On their wedding day in 1964.

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Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.

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Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at a 2:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial in St.

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