Kaplan Chief of Police Boyd Adams

KAPLAN — Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams was recently appointed to the board of directors for the Law Enforcement Executive Management Institute (LEEMI), a branch of the governor’s office. “I received the call last week about the appointment from the governor,” saidAdams. “I was shocked and honored and accepted the appointment.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said let us all show we support our local farmers markets.

North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

LEROY — When it became clear that construction of the new North Vermilion Middle School would not be ready for the Aug. 11 start of school, what to do with the more than 1,000 students who would be affected became the top priority.

Kaplan Chief of Police Boyd Adams

North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

Joint Press Conference regarding Monday shooting

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police, held a press conference Tuesday, June 24, 2014, involving the shooting death of deputy

Allen Bares: 'protecting and serving with his last breath'

Allen Bares Jr. worked as a law enforcement agent for 12 years.

Allen Bares Jr. may not have been working Monday for the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office, but that does not mean he was not a police officer protecting Vermilion Parish.

Abbeville under lockdown while police search for killers

The Vermilion Parish Swat Team walk down Martin Luther King Drive in search of the alleged killers.

Off Martin Luther KIng Drive in Abbeville, law enforcement agencies are going house to house searching for the two people who shot and killed an off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff deputy on Monday a

Off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff deputy shot and killed; law enforcement agents looking for two men who possibly shot him and stole his truck

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office questioned sugar cane farmers who saw two men driving off in a Chevy truck that belonged to the off-duty Sheriff deputy, who was shot Monday afternoon.

An off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff's deputy was shot and killed Monday around 4 p.m. on South Hospital Drive, located south of Abbeville, and his truck was stolen by the alleged shooters.

93 Vermilion students compete at 4-H University

The Vermilion 4-H University delegation, volunteer leaders and agents gather in Baton Rouge.

Numbers were slightly down from the more than 100 students Vermilion Parish brought to 4-H University last year.

Fisherman injured early Sunday morning in boating accident on Intracoastal Canal

A single boat accident occurred on the Intracoastal Canal in Intracoastal City Sunday morning. The driver of the boat was air lifted to a local hospital.

James Thompson Jr was injured early Sunday morning, just after midnight, after his boat crashed into the bank right past the 4-Mile Canal on the Intracoastal Canal.

'Large' Fishing for Memories Rodeo held in Intracoastal City

Lane Romero said because he was at a fishing rodeo, he wanted to ride on a fish. He climbed on this 85 pound alligator garfish. (photo by Leah Trahan).

“Large” may be the best word to describe the 2014 Fishing for Memories Rodeo held this past weekend in Intracoastal City.

Younger sister to donate kidney to older sister

Amber Wells (left) will donate a kidney to her sister Twyla Freeman.

The question never needed to be asked.
At the point in her life when Twyla Freeman ever needed a kidney transplant, her sister Amber Wells was going to be there with one to give.

Wildcat Drive will get turning lane by Bypass in Abbeville

The city will place a turning lane at the intersection of Wildcat Drive and the Bypass.

Drivers leaving Abbeville High, Harvest Time or any other location on Wildcat Drive have two options when approaching the La. Highway 14 Bypass.

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Sports

Zack Campos was busy lifting weights in the Erath weight room. Campos is training to be the starting offensive center and defensive end this football season.

ERATH - There will be a few new faces on Erath High’s offensive line, but there will also be a familiar face.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin and Sydney Abshire are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelli Nicole Boudreaux to Colt Tanner North.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Hilda M. Delcambre, 74, will be held Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:30AM at Harvest Time Tabernacle in Abbeville with Pastor Robert Wells officiating.

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