Suzanne Carroll and her horses take a photo in front of St. Mary Magdalene Church in Abbeville.

Many have a “bucket list” that they would like to accomplish in their life time. Doug and Suzanne Carroll of Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, Canada are living out their “bucket list” now. They are traveling from California to Florida on the back roads as a way to see things and meet as many things as possible.

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

BATON ROUGE - The news is not good when it comes to Louisiana’s budget next year. Higher education and health care services are bracing for deep cuts next year. Louisiana’s colleges and universities have been told to brace for at least $300 million in financial reductions during the next fiscal year.

Allen Bares Jr.

District 26 State Senator Jonathan “JP” Perry pre-filed legislation for consideration at the 2015 Regular Session this spring to honor the late Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Bares Jr. Deputy Bares was shot when he responded to suspicious activity he observed while off-duty last June.

Suzanne Carroll and her horses take a photo in front of St. Mary Magdalene Church in Abbeville.

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

Allen Bares Jr.

Kaplan 's man bail set at $2.5 million

Shaylon Trevonne Alexander

Shaylon Trevonne Alexander of Kaplan received one of the highest bails ever handed down in Vermilion Parish on Wednesday.

Abbeville mechanic shop owner searching for owner of white 4-wheel drive Ford truck

This white Ford truck was seen pulling up to Cajun Pro Mechanic shop and then leaving with auto parts. If anyone knows who owns this truck to call the Abbeville Police Department (892-6777).

The owner of Cajun Pro Mechanic Shop off of La. 167, north of Abbeville, is in need of help to locate a white raised 4-wheel drive Ford truck.

School tax renewal in May for Vermilion Parish residents

The School Board has purchased 144 new school buses with the millage.

Voters in Vermilion Parish are being asked to go to the poll in May to vote on the renewal of a 10-mill, 10-year property tax.



Logan Goutierrez of Erath came off the bench and hit some big shots, including the game-winner with 14 seconds left.


Monette Bolden had 13 points in the win for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Lady Bobcats (10-9 overall) had a great week of basketball this past week.


Mrs. Gregg Ryan Coyle

Miss Jennifer Langlinais and Gregg Ryan Coyle were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville.

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