Donathan Comeaux

A Vermilion Parish grand jury handed down separate indictments Wednesday afternoon to three people in connection to the deaths of two men in Abbeville. The grand jury indicted Derrick Mitchell on 1st Degree Murder charges in the death of Darrell Broussard Jr., who was killed in Abbeville on Dec. 20, 2012.
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit in federal court arguing President Obama’s U.S. Department of Education has violated the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and federal law by coercing states to adopt Common Core standards and assessments.

Connie LeGrand is going to jail for 15 years.

Connie LeGrand, 49, won’t be getting behind the wheel of a vehicle intoxicated for a few years. Judge Durwood Conque sentenced LeGrand to 15 years in prison with no chance of parole after she was arrested two years ago for driving drunk. She received her seventh DWI ticket in Louisiana.

Donathan Comeaux

Connie LeGrand is going to jail for 15 years.

Abbeville may soon have speed cameras

Anyone driving through Lafayette during the last few years has surely noticed speed cameras placed at various intersections throughout the city.

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
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.



The Vermilion Catholic Screamin’ Eagles preparing for Opelousas Catholic on Monday. Eagles play Thursday at 6 p.m at Teurlings High School.

Game week is always intense in football, even if it is only the week of the jamboree.


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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