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.

Maurice police force growing

MAURICE — Matching the Village of Maurice’s own growth, its police department will get a little bigger.

Rep. Blake Miguez was busy freshman legislator

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with 4-H members earlier in the session.

No one gave freshman State Rep. Blake Miguez the memo that a rookie legislator is supposed to sit back, watch and learn.

Abbeville Rotary Club honors Allen Bares Jr.

Jim Russo, president of Rotary, hands Tina a special award for her husband, Allen Bares Jr.

Just shy of one year ago, a family lost a father, husband and son, many more lost a friend and Vermilion Parish lost a dedicated public servant.

Tuesday marks one-year anniversary of Deputy Bares’ death

The first hour after finding Deputy Allen Bares Jr. shot and killed, there were
hundreds of law enforcement in Abbeville searching for his killers.

Many remember where they were and what they were doing the first time they heard about 9/11.

Vermilion Parish School Board honors Campbell with dedication

School Board Member Anthony Fontana hands Roderick Campbell, Charles Campbell’s son, the resolution. In the photo are Campbell’s family and his brother, Carlton.

The Vermilion Parish School Board honored one of its own Thursday night.
Long-time school board member Charles Campbell is battling cancer and has missed a few meetings lately.

Vermilion Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit arrests five


According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Abbeville Eagles fall short of beating Crowley

The Abbeville Eagles managed to get behind and then rally to either tie the game or take the lead Wednesday night against the Crowley Millers in the American Legion action; However, down 8-6 in

Bass limit will increase to 10 in Atchafalaya Basin

Beginning Saturday, June 20, black bass regulations on the Atchafalaya Basin will be consistent with statewide regulations - no length limit with a 10 fish daily creel.



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.


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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