Jarod Duhon (left) was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats in early 2002-03 Brandon Johnson was a former defensive lineman and tight end who graduated from Abbeville High in 1999.

Sometimes you just have to break tradition and go where your heart is at that moment. The Abbeville Wildcats travel to Kaplan on Friday to battle the Pirates in a non-district game. For years, the game has been billed as the biggest rivalry in Vermilion Parish.
It looks like “audience concerns for the superintendent” will remain a part of the Vermilion Parish School Board meeting, but there will be guidelines. On Tuesday, the school board’s Policy and Review Committee Meeting was held to discus school board policies.
Abbeville City Court will soon receive much needed improvement to its interior. And the work will not come all at the expense of the tax payer.

Jarod Duhon (left) was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats in early 2002-03 Brandon Johnson was a former defensive lineman and tight end who graduated from Abbeville High in 1999.

Abbeville police seize mobile home

The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

The Abbeville Police have warned the owner of the property at 700 E. Oak Street, off Graceland Avenue to stop the criminal activity on the property or else.

Narcotics Task Force brings in three

Burns

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion Narcotics Task Force Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Rep. Hensgens receives high marks from multiple groups

Rep. Hensgens

Many Associations around Louisiana have published their 2015 legislator report cards, and State Representative Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville, has received high marks and recognition from several.

Candidates deal with stolen signs

With big elections slated for October, Vermilion Parish is peppered with political signs at the moment.

Surprise visitor takes dip in pool

The Smiths found this alligator swimming in their pool last week.

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice summer dip in the pool?
Apparently that enjoyment is not limited to people, as the Smiths, who live on Dove Road near Erath, recently discovered.

One Acadiana’s plan for workforce development

(Photo by Ken Grissom)
“PRIORITIES For a Better Acadiana,” an initiative of One Acadiana, a regional economic development organization, are being explained at a series of press conferences like this one in a welding shop at SLCC’s New Iberia campus.

South Louisiana Community College needs to be able to train commercial pilots.
UL Lafayette needs a new facility for its growing engineering school.

North Vermilion volleyball team has new head coach

Claire Meyers is a returning senior for the Lady Patriots.

LEROY - The North Vermilion Lady Patriots’ Volleyball Team has a few new faces, including a new head coach.

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Sports

VC head coach Russell Kuhns is 1 and 1 against Catholic High head coach Brent Indest.

One way to find out how good your team is early in the season is to play the No. 8th ranked team in Class 2A - the Catholic High Panthers.

Lifestyle

Rosalee Mae Toups
A daughter, Rosalee Mae Toups, was born August, 4, 2015, at Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Mr. and and Mrs. Ted Toups.
Mrs. Toups is the former Megan Dubois.

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