MAURICE — Maurice Alderman Lynn Howell has passed away at 55.

Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot said Howell’s family informed him on Wednesday. A cause of death has not been released.

Qualifying for the March 25 election began Wednesday morning and a race for one office in the parish has materialized as a result.

Vermilion Parish Government Day is a special project of the Area F American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary.


Whatever Vermilion Catholic basketball coach Mike McCoy told his players at halftime against Ascension Episcopal on Tuesday, worked, because in the second half, the VC Eagles were a totally differe

GUEYDAN - The Gueydan Honeybears had to climb out of a hole they dug themselves in against Lafayette Christian Academy, only to fall short 35-34 in a District 7A contest on Tuesday.

Gueydan High School girls basketball team wins the Yule Tide Tournament that was recently held at Vermilion Catholic School.


Harold Dartez celebrates his 90th birthday. He is shown with wife and children, They include (left to right) – Michael Dartez, Alice Stewart, Velta Frederick Dartez, Harold Dartez, and Matt Dartez.

Harold Dartez of Maurice, Louisiana, will be celebrating his 90th birthday on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

The American Legion Auxiliary Vermilion Unit 29 once again shows their support to local schools and the education of our children.

2016 D.A.R.E. graduates


ABBEVILLE – Funeral services for Mary Batiste is scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 13, 2017 at Macedonia Baptist Church – 607 S. Bailey Street – with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. Rev. E. J.

Kaplan—A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m.

Kaplan—Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Vincent Funeral Home - Kaplan honoring the life of Nora Bell Pahrmann, 78 years, who died on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 a

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