VFW Commander Tom Rigsby (in uniform) hands Tina Bares, Allen Bares Jr’s wife, a special award from the national VFW office. Also in the picture are Allen’s parents, Lynn and Allen Bares Sr.

Wednesday, July 23, marks the one month anniversary of the tragic death of Vermilion Parish Sheriff Deputy Allen Bares Jr. In honor of Bares’s 12 years of service as a sheriff deputy to Vermilion Parish, he was honored on Tuesday.
Abbeville officials are breathing easy in regards to the city’s financial situation after the first six months of the year. Sales tax revenues, water and sewer revenues and electric sales revenues are all ahead during the first six months of this year compared to the same time frame in 2013.
The Vermilion Parish Communications District is asking the public’s help in dealing with pocket dialed calls to 911.

VFW Commander Tom Rigsby (in uniform) hands Tina Bares, Allen Bares Jr’s wife, a special award from the national VFW office. Also in the picture are Allen’s parents, Lynn and Allen Bares Sr.

Vermilion Parish honors Allen Bares Jr. by renaming street

VFW Commander Tom Rigsby (in uniform) hands Tina Bares, Allen Bares Jr’s wife, a special award from the national VFW office. Also in the picture are Allen’s parents, Lynn and Allen Bares Sr.

Wednesday, July 23, marks the one month anniversary of the tragic death of Vermilion Parish Sheriff Deputy Allen Bares Jr.

Abbeville’s finances in good shape

Abbeville officials are breathing easy in regards to the city’s financial situation after the first six months of the year.

Kaplan man arrested in cyclist hit and run

Doucette was charged with negligent homicide in death of a cyclist

Two weeks after a man was found dead in a ditch on La. Highway 92, Louisiana State Police have arrested a Kaplan man in connection with the death.

KAPLAN POLICE REPORT

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Tires, rims stolen off truck in Maurice

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.

Kaplan man arrested for Lafayette Parish Hit and Run

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

Vermilion Parish hit with six inches of rain thus far

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is continuing the flash flood watch for the entire region this afternoon, but it could be removed later today for east Texas and central Louisiana.

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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.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services will be held for Mr. Leonard Roland Vitello, 92, on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 2:00PM in the David Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ed Maggard officiating.

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