Parents in school districts across Louisiana are opting their children out of the PARCC test, the test associated with Common Core standards. Vermilion Parish is no exception. As of Friday, a total of 15 students in Vermilion Parish have signed a waiver to opt out of taking the PARCC test.

Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

The Lady Eagles of VC are heading back to the Sweet 16 after knocking off St. Mary 41-30 Saturday afternoon. VC will play Tuesday night at 7:45 against White Castle in the semifinal game. The games are being held at McNeese University in Lake Charles.

Patricia Gaspard

FORKED ISLAND — Forked Island E. Broussard Principal Patricia Gaspard received an e-mail Monday that she had to read twice. The e-mail originated from the Louisiana Department of Education.

Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

Patricia Gaspard

VC Lady Eagles going back to the Sweet 16 with win

Ashailee Brailey (left) and Lexi Langlinais hug after the win.

The Lady Eagles of VC are heading back to the Sweet 16 after knocking off St. Mary 41-30 Saturday afternoon.

Lawrence Levy III receives Key to Abbeville

Lawrence Levy III (far right) of Abbeville receives the Key to the City Friday afternoon at City Hall. Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza (middle) and Councilman Brady Broussard Jr.

Price of Louisiana oysters on the rise while supply is low

Raw oysters is still a popular item on the menu.

The price of eating oysters has been on the rise for the last two years but it is not slowing down the consumption of them, according to one restaurant owner.

SUV goes off road at Schreifer's Curve, south of Perry

The SUV came to a rest on its side in a ditch.

Friday morning around 10:30, Regina Lacour of Abbeville was heading north on La. 82, when for unknown reasons, she went off the road and flipped in a ditch.

Ragin Cajuns release their 2015 football schedule

UL football coach Mark Hudspeth

LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team released their 2015 schedule on Friday, featuring six home games at Cajun Field for the first time in four years, a pair of nationally-televise

Eaton Park’s Landry Vermilion Parish Elementary Teacher of the Year

Eaton Park Elementary’s Katie Landry (second from left) is the Vermilion Parish Elementary Teacher of the Year. Joining Landry during the presentation of Eaton Park’s honors are Principal Lola Thomas, Eaton Park Support Person of the Year- Kindergarten Paraprofessional Cheryl Koch and Assistant Principal Sonya Louviere.

Like so many teachers, Katie Landry shows up for work each day with one goal in mind.

Abbeville City Council say no to Redflex Traffic System

Redflex cameras take photos of vehicles speeding.

Residents in Abbeville won’t have to worry about getting a ticket mailed to them from RedFlex Traffic System because the Abbeville City Council does not want to do business with RedFlex.

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Abbeville’s Dre’vian Evans (15) dribbles past a West St. Mary defender Friday night.

After starting the season 0-7, it was hard for anyone to imagine the Abbeville Wildcats winning 18 of their next 21 games and winning the District 6-3A title.
However, it happened.

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