Drake Garner inputs his carbohydrate intake into his insulin pump so it can calculate the correct dosage.

Many of us know how guide dogs assist the visually impaired, but do you know how a diabetic alert dog works? Drake Garner, 11, has high hopes to become familiar with this service dog. He was diagnosed with Type I diabetes since he was eight years old. He is the son of Tori and Joshua Garner.
Wayne Theriot will return as mayor of Maurice after no one qualified to run against him. Theriot is in his final year of his first term as mayor of Maurice. He will begin his second term in January of 2015.

The protection levee will be far from the jail.

By the end of 2014, the Vermilion Parish Law Enforcement Center is expected to have a strange looking wall around it and it will be built not to keep the prisoners in. The main objective of the wall is to keep storm surge water out of the prison.

Drake Garner inputs his carbohydrate intake into his insulin pump so it can calculate the correct dosage.

The protection levee will be far from the jail.

Kaplan High has two new leaders

New Kaplan Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini and new Kaplan Assistant Principal Ward Courville.

KAPLAN — Loyalty, commitment and sacrifice.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Aug. 3-11

Tre Ladonta Amos
(Male)
DOB: 10/29/1992
Charge: Obstruction of Justice
Charge: Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

Meaux named USDA district conservationist

Kody Meaux

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservations Service (NRCS) welcomed Kody Meaux as the new District Conservationist in Ruston, Louisiana.

Donald Menard running for Erath Alderman

Donald Menard is announcing that he will be a candidate for re-election on the town council in Erath for the Nov. 4 general election.

Louisiana Charter Schools affect Vermilion Parish School District

Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau (left) talks with Brian LeJeune, Jeff Davis Parish Superintendent.

Vermilion Parish has no charter schools, but that does not mean charter schools are not affecting Vermilion Parish public schools.

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Sports

The Patriot football team for photo day 2014. North Vermilion plays Kaplan for the Jamboree Aug. 29.

The North Vermilion High School Patriot football team plays in a tough district that does not make it easy to win.

Lifestyle

Ashley Domingue and Charles Hunter

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Domingue of Kaplan, La. along with Ms. Tina Newman and Mr. Charles L. Hunter, Sr. of Lake Charles, La.

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