Students in Vermilion Parish receive approved portions for lunch.

There may be some good news for kids complaining that their school lunches are unappetizing and leave them hungry. The Vermilion Parish School Board has heard their complaints loud and clear. Starting last week, the school system has begun spicing up the menu.

Gary Hebert

Family, friends, and co-workers in the Acadiana community have always rallied around each other in times of need.

Jeffery Freeman

Jeffery Freeman was on trial this past week in Abbeville for aggravated rape of a juvenile charge, but a jury came back with a guilty verdict on the charge of indecent behavior with a juvenile, which carries a 2 to 25 year prison sentence. Had he been convicted of aggravated rape, it carried a life sentence.

Students in Vermilion Parish receive approved portions for lunch.

Gary Hebert

Jeffery Freeman

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Abbeville man convicted of indecent behavior with a juvenile

Jeffery Freeman

Jeffery Freeman was on trial this past week in Abbeville for aggravated rape of a juvenile charge, but a jury came back with a guilty verdict on the charge of indecent behavior with a juvenile, whi

Cars with children heading to LeBlanc Elementary hit each other

The two vehicles ended up side by side after the accident Friday morning.

A two-vehicle accident, involving children heading to LeBlanc Elementary, happened Friday morning at the intersection of La. 338 and North Airport Road, north of Abbeville.

Wildlife agent meets with Rotary to discuss upcoming hunting seasons

Justin Sonnier, an agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, speaks to Rotary Club members.

Many hunters around Vermilion Parish will be up early Saturday to take advantage of the opening of teal season.
The season will wrap up on Sept. 28.

Two Louisiana men arrested for child pornography

Michael Cocke

(BATON ROUGE, LA) — Joint law enforcement efforts led by Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) have resulted in the arrest of two Louisiana men this week on child pornography cha

Survey says coastal protection is No. 1 worry in Vermilion Parish

Many residents worry their homes and cars are going to flood when the next hurricane makes landfall near the parish.

After two years in the making, the Vermilion Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan is complete, and the plan shows coastal protection is the number one worry of Vermilion Parish residents.

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Sports

Vermilion Catholic quarterback Hunter Frith (35) looking to pass versus Welsh Friday night. The Eagles beat Welsh 32-26 in overtime.

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Tyler Derouen (28) running versus Welsh Friday night. Derouen scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime.

By Jordan Arceneaux, Sports editor

Lifestyle

Mrs. Phillip Michael LeBlanc

Makenzie Lynne Chaumont and Phillip Michael LeBlanc, both 23, exhanged wedding vows during at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Luke Simpson Methodist Church.

Obituaries

ERATH — A Mass of Christian Burial for J. Numa Broussard, 93, will be held on Monday September 15, 2014 at 3:00PM in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Fr.

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