All Saints Day is this Saturday and St. Mary Magdalen Parish releases its cemetery schedule.  During this annual commemoration, cemeteries are blessed in order to remember those who have gone on before us in death.  This year the schedule for the blessing of cemeteries is as follows:

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.

The Giant Omelette Celebration turns 30 years old this year and because of that, the person who is in charge of landing the music entertainment for the Celebration got the green light to try and get good musical entertainment.
A quiet Kaplan City Council meeting turned into a heated discussion between Mayor Kirk Champagne and two event chairmen last Tuesday. The Louisiana Cajun Food Fest chairman, Alice Stelly, and the Boogie on the Boulevard chairman, Mike Kloesel approached the council table to turn in two checks to the mayor for their respective events.

Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars will perform Saturday at noon.


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.

Delcambre Homecoming Queen

The 2014 Delcambre High School Homecoming Queen is Shaely Rene’ Landry. Shaely is the 17 year old daughter of Terri Landry and Gil Landry.

Halloween is on two different nights this week in Vermilion Parish

Jade Dubois spray paints the legs of his homemade spider, he built this week. The spider is made out of PVC pipe and it sits in front of his house at 301 North Main Street in Abbeville.

Halloween in Vermilion Parish is on two separate nights.
In the municipalities of Abbeville, Kaplan, Mauirce and Delcambre, Halloween will be Thursday night, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.



North Vermilion Captains: Grant Johnson (4), Terrence Lollis (7) and Seth Patin (2) before a game earlier this season. The Patriots host Notre Dame tonight at 7.

The North Vermilion Patriots put their two-game winning streak on the line when they host the Notre Dame Pioneers Friday at 7 p.m.


On their wedding day in 1964.


Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.


Merline T. Broussard, Ph.D., 78, passed away October 28, 2014, after a brief illness. Dr. Broussard is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, Earle J. Broussard and one son, Brian M.

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