The Sheriff’s Office is looking for this man in connection to a recent vehicle

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon on Friday May 27, 2016 at approximately 8:23 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle burglary in La. Premiere Subdivision located off of La. Hwy. 699 in Vermilion Parish.

Blue, Gold and Prisoner of War markers will be on display

The Abbeville Garden Club will be placing Blue Star Memorial Markers at three different locations on Monday. The ceremonies will be held at three different locations in Abbeville, from 10 a.m. to noon. At 9 a.m. there will be a special ceremony at Graceland Cemetery to unveil a prisoner of war marker (near the American Flag).

The Sheriff’s Office is looking for this man in connection to a recent vehicle

Blue, Gold and Prisoner of War markers will be on display

Vermilion Parish Sheriff, mayors sign agreement for funding of drug task force

Mayors from around Vermilion Parish gather Tuesday morning at Sheriff Mike Couvillon’s office to sign an agreement for the Vermilion/Municipal Task Force. Taking part are (L-R) Col. Kirk Frith, Gueydan Councilwoman Gail Smith, Sheriff Couvillon, Erath Mayor John Earl LeBlanc, Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza, Capt. Drew David, Kaplan Mayor Kirk Champagne and Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot.

Vermilion Parish has united in the fight against illegal drugs.

Alleged member of Gremlins Gang arrested

BREAUX BRIDGE – Early Saturday morning, the U.S.Marshal’s Violent Offender Task Force and Louisiana State Police, arrested Aaron Carter of Abbeville.

Mount Carmel launching Capital Campaign Tuesday

Sister Janet LeBlanc, Mount Carmel President, (left) and Mount
Carmel Principal Jackie Trahan show off plans for the school’s
Capital Campaign.

The steps to a bright future for Mount Carmel Elementary will begin next week.
The school is officially kicking off its Capital Campaign, a three-year fundraising venture, next week.

Vermilion/Municipal Task Force arrests Abbeville man

Jamie Vallery

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Deshotel to be appointed new bishop

Most Rev. J. Douglas Deshotel

The Diocese of Lafayette has announced that Most Rev. J. Douglas Deshotel has been appointed to succeed Most Rev. Michael Jarrell, DD as bishop of the diocese.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Feb. 6-15

Brian Anthony Ardoin
DOB: 7/19/1989
Charge: Disturbing the Peace - Public Intoxication
Charge: Battery of a Police Officer
Charge: Resisting an Officer



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.


Tatum Ariel Shipley and Bailee Zhanae Irvine were the recipients of NAUW-Vermilion Region Branch scholarships. Presenting the $500 scholarships were Ella Taylor and Bridget Winters. (l-r) Ena Darby, parent; Tatum Ariel Shipley; Bridget Winters; Ella Taylor; Bailey Zhanae Irvine and Tracey Irvine, parent.

The National Association of University Women - Vermilion Region Branch, has again awarded scholarships to two Vermilion Parish graduates.

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