Colbey Stelly

A Lafayette teen is behind bars accused of burglarizing a Kaplan camp. According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, 17-year-old Colbey Stelly was arrested following a three month investigation into the burglary of a camp located on Ovey Road.

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Jonathan Touchet does not feel like a life saver, something with which Michael Brewer would disagree. What matters most is that both men were able to arrive for their shifts with the Abbeville Police Department Monday evening thanks to what happened prior to last Thursday’s shift change.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

Monday night may have been the first official Blue Mass in Vermilion Parish. The Mass honored six officers who have fallen in the line of duty in Vermilion Parish. The Blue Mass was held at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Abbeville. The Mass honored law enforcement, fire safety and EMS personnel.

Colbey Stelly

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

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Abbeville Arrest Report: Aug. 3-11

Tre Ladonta Amos
(Male)
DOB: 10/29/1992
Charge: Obstruction of Justice
Charge: Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

Meaux named USDA district conservationist

Kody Meaux

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservations Service (NRCS) welcomed Kody Meaux as the new District Conservationist in Ruston, Louisiana.

Donald Menard running for Erath Alderman

Donald Menard is announcing that he will be a candidate for re-election on the town council in Erath for the Nov. 4 general election.

Louisiana Charter Schools affect Vermilion Parish School District

Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau (left) talks with Brian LeJeune, Jeff Davis Parish Superintendent.

Vermilion Parish has no charter schools, but that does not mean charter schools are not affecting Vermilion Parish public schools.

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Multi-Chem, DEQ hear permit concerns from Vermilion Parish residents

Save Lake Peigneur President Nara Crowley (right) and Citizens Against MultiChem President Marcella Manuel attended the public hearing on Thursday.

The state’s Department of Environmental Quality held a public hearing Thursday night at North Vermilion High School, and residents had plenty to say about Multi-Chem applying for a discharge permit

Timmy Landry to run for Erath councilman seat

Timmy Landry

ERATH - Erath resident Timmy Landry has declared that he is a candidate for the Erath City Council in the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 election.

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Sports

The Erath defense is receiving instruction from an assistant coach during the game against Vermilion Catholic.

Less than a week after recording their first win in the David Comeaux Era, the Erath Bobcats hit the road to Plaquemines to face St. John.

Lifestyle

Mrs. David Boudreaux

Miss Alisha Boutin and Mr. David Boudreaux exchanged wedding vows during a ceremony held on Sept. 13, 2014 at Magdalen Place in Abbeville.

Obituaries

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Philip James Romero, age 61, at 10:00 am Friday, October 3, 2014 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Fr.

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