The state baseball playoff brackets for Classes 3A-C were released Tuesday and four local teams earned berths in the playoffs. North Vermilion, Vermilion Catholic, Erath and Delcambre all earned a spot in the postseason to begin their quests to Sulphur for a state championship.

Ramon Zepeda

Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams reports on April 26, 2015, the Kaplan Police department received a call at 9:04 p.m. of a drive by shooting at the intersection of 7th and Lejuene Street in Kaplan

Abbeville city workers cut a heavy branch that fell on a small bridge on West Oak Street.

Monday morning Vermilion Parish residents had to deal with a fast moving storm that caused some damage throughout the parish. Residents west of North Vermilion High School are expected to be without power for the rest of day.

Ramon Zepeda

Abbeville city workers cut a heavy branch that fell on a small bridge on West Oak Street.

Traffic open on South Airport Road in Abbeville

Traffic can now pass on South Airport Road in Abbeville, as of late Thursday.
The road was closed for the last month in order to elevate the road for hurricane protection.

Man takes plea for card game robbery near Erath

Kendrick Alexander

Nine of the 11 men who were robbed eight years ago during a card game in Grosse Isle, finally got their chance to see one of the robbers admit to the crime.

Abbeville's Koryn Hawthorne makes Top 12 on "The Voice"

Koryn Hawthorne is expected to sing Monday or Tuesday.

Abbeville 17-year-old singer Koryn Hawthorne made the top 12 of “The Voice” on Wednesday night.
‘The Voice” is a nationally televised singing competition on NBC.

Abbeville donates $5,000 to keep Military Museum operating

The Military Hall of Fame and Museum is located at the airport in Abbeville.

The Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum will remain in standard operation for the time being, thanks to some assistance from the city it calls home.

Vermilion Parish has 6th best graduation rate

Vermilion Parish School District has the sixth ranked four-year high school graduation rate in the state, based on the numbers released by the Louisiana Department of Education.

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Sports

Morgan Harrington and the Lady Patriots advance in the playoffs.

LEROY- The North Vermilion Lady Patriots advanced to the second round of the Class 3A softball playoffs after a 6-2 win at home against Church Point Tuesday.

Lifestyle

Pat and Becky Donuhue’s garden displays brilliant red knock-out roses bordering the front and side of the lovely 1898 Victorian home. Pink drift roses and miniature bottlebrush shrubs showcase the brick circular drive and entrance.

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The beautifully landscaped courtyard is highlighted with a lovely pool as well as a covered patio and outdoor kitchen featuring a pond complete with comment fish and water lilies surrounded by colorful tropical hibiscus, bougainvilleas, and bird of paradise plants.

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Other plants featured in the extensive landscaping are azaleas, palm trees, Shishi camellias, yesterday, today and tomorrow shrubs, sweet bay magnolias, American holly, Japanese magnolias as well as a variety of daylilies.

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