Leahi Camel runs into a White Castle player while passing the ball.

The VC Lady Eagles used teamwork and a solid defense to beat White Castle Tuesday night in the semifinals. VC will play North Central Saturday at 2 p.m in the Class 1A finals.

VC head coach Kim Guidry speaks to her team during a timeout earlier this year. The Lady Eagles will play North Central Saturday at 2 p.m. for the Class 1A state championship.

The Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles will play for the Class 1A state championship Saturday afternoon for the second time in three years after defeating White Castle 57-46 Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles led by as many as 15 points, and held off the Lady Dogs to earn a spot in the championship.

William Thibodeaux

By William Thibodeaux, History columnist

Leahi Camel runs into a White Castle player while passing the ball.

VC head coach Kim Guidry speaks to her team during a timeout earlier this year. The Lady Eagles will play North Central Saturday at 2 p.m. for the Class 1A state championship.

William Thibodeaux

Dozier rolls out Annual Mardi Gras parade

Each 1st grade Dozier Elementary student creates a boxed resource project and creates a costume with a box or portable item. This correlates with their Louisiana Unit studied at this time of year.

ERATH — "Throw me something Mister" is a phrase that is commonly associated with Mardi Gras parades.

Vermilion Parish School district takes stand against PARCC testing

Nancy Frederick, a teacher with 30 years of experience, reads a letter to the school board about PARCC testing.

The Vermilion Parish School District is taking a stand against, “Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).”

Abbeville man dies in motorcycle accident on Hwy. 167

Carl Johnson was driving this bike when it was hit from behind.

Shortly before 3:00 p.m. Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on US 167 near Placide Road in Vermilion Parish.

Abbeville police have a busy three days

The Lexus being chased by the Abbeville police flipped and the driver was seriously injured.

The Abbeville Police Department had a busy week chasing down burglars, speeders and drug users within a three-day period.

Woman dies a month after two-vehicle accident

Sally Ann Boudreaux, 58, died from a car accident a month ago.

A woman who was involved in a two-car accident a month ago died recently in a Lafayette hospital.

Driver of motorcycle has died

First responders are picking up the pieces of the wrecked motorcycle on Hwy. 167.

The driver of a motorcycle involved in a crash Thursday afternoon on U.S. Hwy. 167 has died.

'One Acadiana' will benefit rural parishes in economic development

In the photo are: Rob Eddy, Pinnacle Group, Cecil Hymel, McIllhenny Company, Lenny Lemoine, The Lemoine Company, Amy Thibodeaux, Crowley Chamber of Commerce, Jim Bernard, Stuller, Matt Stuller, Stuller, Julie Simon-Dronet, Cox Acadiana, Jim Moncus, Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana, Joe Zanco, Home Bank, Chairman of One Acadiana, Dr. Natalie Harder, South Louisiana Community College, Jerry Vascocu, IBERIABANK, Judi Terzotis, The Daily Advertiser, Jim Prince, Retired, Stone Energy Corporation, Cherry Fisher May, IND Media, Carrie Templeton, Lafayette General Health, Gregg Gothreaux, Lafayette Economic Development Authority

LAFAYETTE - The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that it was officially transforming into a regional business organization known as “One Acadiana.” The transformation is e

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VC head coach Kim Guidry speaks to her team during a timeout earlier this year. The Lady Eagles will play North Central Saturday at 2 p.m. for the Class 1A state championship.

The Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles will play for the Class 1A state championship Saturday afternoon for the second time in three years after defeating White Castle 57-46 Tuesday night.

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