Drugs and a pistol found after a car chase.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrest for narcotics related offenses within the parish.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana consumers may need to pay close attention to sales and promotions on food items needed for Thanksgiving dinner this year.

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.

ERATH - The town of Erath and the Erath 4th of July Association would like to invite everyone to attend the 3rd Annual Lighting of the Christmas Lights. This year’s lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 28th at 6:30 PM in front of Erath City Hall. The city hall is located at 115 West Edwards Street.

Drugs and a pistol found after a car chase.

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.


Meeting about Common Core in Abbeville on Tuesday

There will be a town hall meeting Tuesday to talk about Common Core.
The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at Magdalen Place, downtown Abbeville.

Abbeville inducted into state Babe Ruth Hall of Fame

Babe Ruth State Commissioner Mike Markins presents Hall of Fame induction plaque to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza. Taking part in the ceremony is Councilman Brady Brsoussard Jr., who is representing his father, former Mayor Brady Broussard Sr., Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Commissioner Joe Cormier and Gene Sellers, who helped bring the first World Series to Abbeville in 1974.

Abbeville has long been known as a baseball town.
That is because of Abbeville’s history with Babe Ruth Baseball, which dates back to the 1950s.

North Vermilion High Homecoming Court

North Vermilion Homecoming Court Seated: Lindsey Palma, Simone Pillette, Kylie Hebert, Katie Kern, Brooke Baudoin Standing: Cassidy Hoffpauir, Hannah Vidallier, Saygan Broussard, Lanie Breaux, Lu

Delcambre High Homecoming Court

The 2014 Delcambre High Homecoming Court: The front row, sitting (from the left): Lexi Lombas, Lindsay Mitchell, Alana Bacas, Jenna David and Shaely Landry.

No more Violence No more Silence

Area ladies recently took the pledge to support the newly launched Faith House campaign “No more Violence No more Silence. Attending a luncheon at River Oaks in Lafayette are front row from left, Stephanie LeBlanc and Hannah Theriot. Back row, Kathy Richard, Bonnie Hebert, Debra Harrington, Judy LeBlanc, Dana LeBlanc, Tammy Broussard and Melinda Smith.

Faith House is a nonprofit organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children.

Five Vermilion Parish Schools make A grade

Vermilion Parish has five schools that had a school performance grade of A.
Three of the five schools were elementary schools, and the other two were high schools.

Ghosts spotted in Abbeville

If you see a few ghosts around Abbeville, don’t be scared.
The “Ghosts on the Bayou” are friendly.

North Vermilion celebrating homecoming week

The North Vermilion Boys’ Court (Right to left): Hagen Riche, Logan Meaux, Seth Patin, Ty Desormeaux, Ean Trahan, Cole Latiolais, Bryon Turner, Devin Magnon, Diego Amador, Donald Comeaux, Cameron Touchet, Grant Baudoin. Not Pictured: Lane Broussard.

LEROY — Homecoming festivities have begun for North Vermilion High School and will conclude on Saturday, October 25.

City, police jury partner on overlay projects in Abbeville

Mike Clark (second from left), a foreman with Glenn Lege Construction, discusses the overlay project with (L-R) Abbeville Mayor Mark
Piazza, Councilman Brady Broussard Jr. and Police Juror Wayne Touchet.

Trying to do something alone can accomplish only so much, but joining with others can create endless possibilities.



Zack Trangmar of Erath dribbles by a Ascension player.

Despite 32 points from Ashaliee Brailey, the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles lost 61-58 to Fairview in Wednesday’s St. Thomas More’s Shootout.
Brailey made three 3-pointers.


Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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