Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

GUEYDAN - Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat was what some considered the perfect child. Her mother Rhonda Leger Venissat would agree. “She is the perfect kid,” said Rhonda on Sunday night. “I loved her personality, because she could laugh at herself. That meant a lot to me.”

The inside of the new North Vermilion Middle School gym.

LEROY - The way it looks, North Vermilion Middle School will not be 100 percent complete until next year.

Money and drugs found during a drug bust by the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit.

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

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

The inside of the new North Vermilion Middle School gym.

Money and drugs found during a drug bust by the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit.

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Mom of Kaitlin Venissat says her daughter was the perfect child

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

GUEYDAN - Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat was what some considered the perfect child.
Her mother Rhonda Leger Venissat would agree.

Acadiana veterans enjoy duck hunt thanks to volunteers

Christopher Brandon Sullivan (left) and Russell Dayneaux.

Russell Dayneaux and Christopher Brandon Sullivan’s duck hunt Thursday morning, located south of Intracoastal City, was not your typical duck hunt.

Volunteers help make "Hero Hunts' possible

These men volunteered to make two veterans happy by providing them a duck hunt this past week.

Individuals and companies are stepping up to make Hero Hunts possible.

An overturned tractor trailer kills a Maurice man

Russell Charles's sugar cane truck flipped over. (Photo courtesy of KATC)

NEW IBERIA - Louisiana State Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on US 90 near LA Highway 668 near Jeanerette around 7 a.m. on Friday.

Falgout ready to help grow economy in Vermilion Parish

Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

After the sun has risen and established itself over the landscape of Vermilion Parish on a given day, Anne Falgout notices vehicle after vehicle heading north on Highway 167.

Abbeville man killed offshore

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock

The explosion that occurred Thursday afternoon on a rig about 12 miles offshore near the mouth of the Mississippi River claimed the life of Jerrel “Bubba” Hancock, 24, of Abbeville.

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St. Thomas More Linear Girls Shootout

Tuesday's Games

9:30 a.m. - UMS-Wright vs. Northside

9:30 a.m. - Teurlings vs. Barbe

11 a.m. - UMS-Wright vs. Opelousas

Lifestyle

Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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