Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert (left) and Superintendent Jerome Puyau present Gueydan’s Brandy Broussard with her award for Vermilion Parish Middle School Principal of the Year.

That Vermilion Parish is an ‘A’ school district, selecting names for Principal of the Year allowed plenty of options, even if it created tough choices. In the end, the selection committee landed on three worthy names.

Rotarian Mark Shirley (left) and Rotary Club President Chris Dardeau (right) present Adlar Stelly with the Farmer of the Year award.

Adlar Stelly is not averse to hard work. As a farmer it’s how Stelly, as he puts it, “survives.” For anyone who puts in a hard day, whether he or she is looking for it, a little recognition is a good feeling.

The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

KAPLAN - While there were a lot of tears flowing after the Kaplan Pirates lost to Amite, 20-12, in the Class 3A semifinals, there were a few smiles to be found. In the center of the field after the game, head coach Stephen Lotief told his team how proud he was of their accomplishments.

Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert (left) and Superintendent Jerome Puyau present Gueydan’s Brandy Broussard with her award for Vermilion Parish Middle School Principal of the Year.

Rotarian Mark Shirley (left) and Rotary Club President Chris Dardeau (right) present Adlar Stelly with the Farmer of the Year award.

The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office working vehicle burglary

The Sheriff’s Office is looking for this man in connection to a recent vehicle
burglary.

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon on Friday May 27, 2016 at approximately 8:23 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle burglary in La.

Clock placed in downtown Abbeville

Abbeville Councilman Brady Broussard Jr. shows off the new clock in front of the Vermilion Parish Courthouse in downtown Abbeville.

Downtown Abbeville received a new attraction Thursday morning, and it’s about time.

Abbeville receives award for winning Cleanest City contest

Louisiana Garden Club President Jeanette Gatzman (left) and State Cleanest City Contest Chair Jean Gilstrap present the State Award to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza.

Prior to this year, Abbeville won the State Cleanest City Contest twice, once in 1986 and again in 2012.

Three new restaurants coming soon to Abbeville

Construction continues Friday morning on the new Dairy Queen. The restaurant is located on the Bypass, near Lowe’s.

Abbeville will soon have a few more options for those who want a quick bite to eat.

Abbeville man charged with murder after shooting

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, one person has been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center Monday in connection to an early morning shooting that le

April’s Showers a success in Abbeville

Betty Henson (far left) and Mary Mire of A Pregnancy Center & Clinic join the Abbeville Fire Department’s April Bodin (right) during a presentation of baby supplies collected during a drive in April.

An effort to collect items needed for young, single mothers during April proved to be successful for many reasons.

Going Back To Herod

Alexis Harrison tries to shake everyone’s hands as she walks through the halls at Herod. AHS Principal Ivy Landry is also shaking all of the students hands.

A group of 2016 Abbeville High graduates went back to where it all began - Herod Elementary.

Alleged Gremlin member Landry arrested

Jonathan Landry

Only two alleged members of the Gremlin Gang remain wanted after Louisiana State Police arrested Jonathan Landry.

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Sports

Kylie White of VC (left) guards a Notre Dame player tight during the tournament in Delcambre.

A freshman paced the Lady Eagles of VC in their 63-50 win over Delcambre in the Lynette Viator Memorial Tournament Friday in Delcambre.

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