Mia Trahan

A commitment to nursing lives on through the Mia Katherine Trahan Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was awarded to Nicole Saltzman Zaunbrecher at the pinning ceremony of the South Louisiana Community College practical nursing class held last week. Mia, lost her life in January of this year. She was 25.

VC students Kaylee Guidry is on lights and Brandt Golden on sound board. Brandt has his iPod plugged into the sound board to add sound effects. All this equipment is brand new.

It’s Thursday afternoon and a group of Vermilion Catholic students are practicing for their annual theater production. What makes this practice different are their surroundings. 
Abbeville citizens will see several projects around the city during the new year, thanks to a budget passed last week. The Abbeville City Council voted 5-0 during last Tuesday’s meeting to accept the budget for 2015. The budget exceeds $25 million, with the day-to-day operating portion around $9 million.

Mia Trahan

VC students Kaylee Guidry is on lights and Brandt Golden on sound board. Brandt has his iPod plugged into the sound board to add sound effects. All this equipment is brand new.

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Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

John Thomas Wall chosen as the area March of Dimes Ambassador

Each year the March of Dimes selects families, children and celebrities whose life have been saved by their research, programs, or educational campaigns to give a face to their mission or who has a

Abbeville's Giant Omelette Celebration has foreign help

Diane Maheu, from Granby, Quebec, cracks one of many eggs that will be blended in with the other 5,029 eggs. Diane is visiting Abbeville with her husband, Francois.

It is no surprise that the Giant Omelette Celebration attracts people from all over Louisiana.

Vermilion hears how to try and get rid of Common Core

State Rep. Bob Hensgens (center) talks to the crowd. Also in the picture are Sen. Jonathan Perry (left) and Rep. Brett Geymann.

The fight to get rid of Common Core is still ongoing, said four Louisiana legislators at a recent town hall meeting in Abbeville.

Abbeville officer arrests man on drug charges

While working a seatbelt detail on Wednesday, Oct. 29, Officer Kevin Gary with the Abbeville Police Department apprehended Javion Mitchell on felony drug charges.

Volunteers clean river in Vermilion Parish

Volunteers gathered Saturday to help pull trash from the Vermilion River.

Whether economic, recreational or simply those who live along it enjoying the view, the Vermilion River has an impact on this area.

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Sports

North Vermilion boy’s head coach Jack LeBlanc gives instruction during a timeout earlier this season.

In their first game of the Midland Basketball Tournament, the North Vermillion Patriots were defeated 64-55 by the Crowley Gents.

Lifestyle

The Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville’s annual Christmas
Social was hosted by Chapter President, Laurie Hulin
at Hulin Farms on Tuesday, December 2. Members are shown in above picture.

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Board members include (seated) Laurie Hulin,
Nicole DesOrmeaux
(standing) Jamie Hebert, Megan Lalande, Kimi
Gaspard, Dr. Anita
Chaisson.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — A Home-going Celebration will be held for Sullivan “Cowboy” Arnold, 81 at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Saint Mary Congregational Church, Abbeville, LA with Rev. Kevin M.A.

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