The Police Jury wants to improve ambulance response times in Vermilion Parish.

Several business leaders attended the regional meeting for Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment.

LAFAYETTE — How exactly new revenue is generated to help improve the state’s transportation infrastructure remains open for discussion. However that comes about, officials agree new revenue in that area is critical to move the state forward. The state’s top elected official is pushing for ideas to help make that happen.

Ross Granger

ERATH - Erath High recently named 2015 graduate Ross Granger as their 2016 Homecoming Grand Marshal. The parade is Friday.

Several business leaders attended the regional meeting for Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment.

Ross Granger

Key piece of the puzzle found in bayou

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.

Erath 4th of July Association gives to town’s schools

Pictured: Erath 4th of July Treasurer Claudette Lacour​, Erath Middle Principal Wendy Stoute​, Erath High Principal Marc Turner​, July 4th Board Member Jackie LaBauve Vincent, LeBlanc Elementary Principal Dawn Amy, Dozier Elementary Principal Karla Toups​ and in front Erath 4th of July President Robert B, Vincent.

Each year the Erath 4th of July Association works diligently to host the town's annual fun filled family festival.

Shooting touches Erath

Dylon Hoffpauir,

ERATH - Rachel Hoffpauir was in bed Sunday morning when she received a phone call from her son, Dylon. She did not think much of the phone call until he began speaking.

Rep. Miguez discusses gun ownership

Rep. Blake Miquez

If there is anyone who has a respect for guns in south Louisiana, it is State Rep. Blake Miguez.
Miguez is a world champion shooter and has been around guns all of his life.

New Abbeville gateway sign will highlight Warren Storm

The new gateway sign will be placed near the east entrance to the city.

The entrance coming into Abbeville on U.S. Hwy. 167 received a nice upgrade a few months ago, with a new gateway sign welcoming visitors to the city.

Vermilion Council on Aging In Need Of Help

Gary Green (left) and Stanton Hardee, board members of the council on aging, sit and listen to suggestions made by police jurors.

Before the Vermilion Parish Police Jury gives the O.K.

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Sports

Channing Spears rushed for 72 yards for Abbeville.

Abbeville High interim head football coach Kevin Kern is still scratching his head trying to figure out what is wrong with the Wildcats.

Lifestyle

The winners in the Miss (17-23 year old) Division were (left to right) Brooke Comeaux, 3rd Runner Up; Gabrielle Guilbeau, 4th Runner Up; Ashlee Guilbeau, 2015 LA Cattle Festival Queen; Victoria Roussel, 2016 LA Cattle Festival Queen and Photogenic; Kali Dore, 1st Runner Up; Emily Husband, 2nd Runner Up and Shelby Santaigo, Miss Congenialty.

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The winners in the Teen (14-16 Year old) Division were Courtlyn Johnson, 2nd Runner Up; Maci Bergeron, 1st Runner Up and Photogenic; Payton Broussard, 2016 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queenand Cassie Aloisio-2015 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queen.

Obituaries

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 30, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Lafayette, LA for Nelwyn McWilliams Musumeche, 78, a longtime resident of Lafayette who passed awa

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