It is always nice to receive a $75,000 check in the mail you were not expecting. On Monday, Vermilion Parish Tourism Executive Alison Miller saw an envelope from the BP Claims Department. Miller was no expecting anything from BP, so there was not a reason to get excited about the letter until she opened it and read it.

Shaina Crochet

Update: teen has been located and is safe.

Levy Jr.

The Abbeville Police Department investigated a single-vehicle crash on LA Hwy. 338 where a stolen vehicle went off the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn. The incident occurred on Tuesday, July 14. A juvenile passenger in the vehicle was found at the scene and transported to a Lafayette hospital.

Shaina Crochet

Levy Jr.

Three Abbeville workers escape injuries after truck flips

The city truck is up side down with the trailer a mini-excavator upright. The workers crawled out of the truck.

Three Abbeville workers escaped injuries after the city truck they were in flipped upside down due to a shift in weight caused by the hauling of a mini- excavator late Wednesday.

Three Louisiana Jockeys Arrested in Horse Racing Investigation

LeSean Conyers

Opelousas, LA- Following an extensive investigation by the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division, three Louisiana horse jockeys have been arrested and charged for their roles in an all

Abbeville Police report scam

On Tuesday, July 21, investigators with the Abbeville Police Department were informed about a phone scam in which an unknown group is telling people that they need to call them back in reference to

Abbeville General to build new behavioral medicine unit

Abbeville General

Troy Hair, Abbeville General’s chief financial officer, attended Monday night’s Police Jury meeting to follow up on the Police Jury approving a $5 million loan the hospital is applying for to h

Animal Aid of Vermilion awarded $8,600

The BISSELL Pet Foundation™, supported in part by BISSELL Homecare, Inc., has awarded $8,600 to the Animal Aid for Vermilion Area to support their life-saving efforts.

Vermilion QSA All-Stars in Pinto World Series

The QSA 8-and-under All-Stars.

Vermilion Parish will be represented in the Pony Pinto Baseball World Series, which gets underway Thursday in Youngsville.



Owen Stutes makes a catch in the outfield for QSA.


Christen Migues beats out the throw at first base for a single against Welsh. (photo by Sadie Suire)

ERATH - The QSA 10-and-under All-Stars were in a win or go home situation Sunday afternoon in the third day of the Pony Regional Tournament.


The 2015-2016 Eagleline includes (top to bottom) Madison Hebert (Jr.), Gabrielle Davis (Fr.), Catherine Romaine (Fr.), Hannah Trahan (Soph.), Michelle Noel (Coach), Avery Hebert (Fr.), Molly Landry (Fr.), Laura Landry (Jr.),Abbey Hebert (Jr.), Bailey Mire (Fr.), Meredith David (Soph.), Madison Landry (Sr./Secretary-Treasurer), Caroline Landry (Sr./Captain), Cailin Trahan (Sr./Co-Captain), Anne-Marie Marceaux (Sr.)

The Vermilion Catholic Eagleline attended Universal Dance Association camp held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge June 22-25.


A Celebration of life will be held on Friday, July 31, 2015 at a 2:30 PM service in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille for Gertie Marie Hargrave Medus, 88, who peacefully went home to be with the

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