The Richard Guidry Cajun and Creole Language Fund, a Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA), is accepting grant proposals that foster or extend the growth of the French language in public discourse, the arts or education.
GUEYDAN -The Gueydan Duck Festival will hold its annual Wine and Cheese Social Saturday night, August 2 at the Gueydan Civic Center to honor dignitaries, sponsors and supporters.

UL basketball player Kasey Sheppard and many of his teammates were celebrity waiters.

Those involved with this year’s 21st annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner said it had the chance to be the biggest ever. They were right.

UL basketball player Kasey Sheppard and many of his teammates were celebrity waiters.

Coastal constitutional amendment passes House unanimously

Rep. Simone Champagne

BATON ROUGE – With overwhelming help from the House, Representative Simone Champagne (R-Jeanerette) is closer to offering a constitutional amendment to ensure fines imposed under the federal Clean

Traffic stop in Delcambre leads to finding crystal meth in vehicle

Drugs allegedly found during a traffic stop.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics division recently made the following arrests for drug related offenses due to undercover operations conducted within

Vermilion Parish loses former state rep Mickey Frith

Mickey Frith passed away Tuesday night.

Former Vermilion Parish State Representative and educator Mickey Frith passed away Tuesday night after a long illness.
He was 71 years old.

Pile of trash in Maurice still there

MAURICE - Despite the Vermilion Parish Police Jury agreeing to pick up the pile of trash, the pile of trash has yet to be removed along side of La. 92 in the city limits of Maurice.

Toby Walker to run for sheriff in Vermilion Parish

Toby Walker

Toby Walker announces that he is campaigning for the office of Sheriff in Vermilion Parish. Toby was born and raised in New Iberia and is a 1988 graduate of New Iberia Senior High School.

Vermilion’s Armentor among LSU AgCenter experts recognized at recent state meeting

Award winners at the Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences were: Carolyn Robinson, agent in East Carroll Parish, Continued Excellence Award; Shatonia McCarthy, area nutrition agent in Calcasieu Parish, the Betty Jane Fairchild Award; Mandy Armentor, LEAFCS president; Cathy Agan, nutrition agent in Quachita Parish, the School Wellness Award; Robin Landry, nutrition agent in Assumption Parish, the Maxine Reeves Award. (Photo by Johnny Morgan)

VIDALIA – Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences members presented awards and introduced the 2014-2015 officers during their annual meeting in Vidalia on May 7-9.

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Sports

The Gulf Coast Bank 29ers won two games during the American Legion state tournament in New Orleans.

All but one team that took part in the American Legion state tournament was going to come up short of the goal of winning a championship.
Such is the case for postseason play.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Hills, Jr., 67, is scheduled to be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church – 310 S. Lamar Street – Abbeville, LA.

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