The truck tires and rims, similar to these, were taken off a Chevy Silverado.

MAURICE — Officers with the Maurice Police Department are investigating the recent theft of all four tires and rims from a truck in one of the village’s neighborhoods. The truck was parked in a driveway in the Rue Des Cannes neighborhood, located off La. Highway 92. The truck is described as around six months old.
The Village of Maurice is growing and so is its sales tax collections. Subdivisions are being develop in the city limits of Maurice, which is helping its sales tax dollars. The latest subdivision, Village Estates, just completed the construction of 42 homes on André Street in the Maurice City limits.

Fitzpatrick F. Doucette

Kaplan, LA - Following an extensive investigation, troopers have placed a Kaplan man under arrest for his part in a hit and run fatality crash that killed a bicyclist on LA 92 near Milton on July 7. At approximately 11:40 pm Sunday night, Troopers arrested 42-year-old Fitzpatrick F. Doucette of Kaplan.

The truck tires and rims, similar to these, were taken off a Chevy Silverado.

Fitzpatrick F. Doucette

Learning how to control crawfish in your lawn

A crawfish mound in a yard.

BATON ROUGE, La. – It’s not every day that Louisiana residents are looking for ways to get rid of crawfish in the lawn. But it does happen, and there are effective ways to get the job done.

UL baseball team has Abbeville connection

Abbeville's Mac and ‘Taunt” Guarino are the grand-parents of Jace Conrad, UL’s star second baseman.

The Ragin Cajun baseball team may not have a Vermilion Parish player on its roster, but there is an Abbeville connection.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff' Office make three arrests

Tasha Savoy

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Remembering D-Day

Lorcey Sonnier (left) flew over Normandy, and Ivan Breaux (right) was stationed in England during the D-Day invasion.

Four Vermilion Parish men remember where they were June 6, 1944 - D-Day Invasion..
Lorcey Sonnier, Ivan Breaux, Gen. Bob LeBlanc and Loubert Trahan remember the day well.

USK9 wins again

KAPLAN’S USK9 TEAM WINS AGAIN - At the National Narcotics Detection Dog Association Competition (NNDA) 2014, a Kaplan USK9 team took first place “TOP DOG” with Deputy Marcel Delahoussaye Jr. and K9 Shockey of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff Department making USK9 teams sweeping the nation again this year in the USPCA and NNDDA competition. Also, in 2011 Deputy Neil St. Cyr and K9 Max with Lafayette Parish Sheriff took first place in NPCA National Competition (National Police Canine Association) making the USK9 teams having won national title in all three prominent law enforcement K9 competitions in the last 3 years.

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Sports

Front Row (L to R): Kennedi Rodriguez, Alani Richard, Laci Frederick, Mollie Landry, Alexis Stelly Back Row: Coach Kerry Richard, Johna Lewis, Courtney Dubois, Aubrey Desormeaux, Kaleigh Reaux, Coach Shelanne Richard, Chloe Leger, Jalehria Soelu and Coach Kent Rodriguez

ERATH - The Erath 10-and-under All-Stars dropped two games in the finals by a total of three runs against Lake Charles.

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