One way to force a company into getting better at picking up garbage cans in Vermilion Parish is to hit them in the pocket book. Since March, Progressive Waste Solutions has been picking up garbage cans throughout Vermilion Parish. The Police Jury sold its garbage trucks and trash cans to Progressive Waste Solutions.

Construction is still being done at North Vermilion Middle with three weeks to go before school begins.

North Vermilion Middle School parents and students learned Tuesday night that their brand new middle school will not be ready in time for when school starts on Aug. 11 in Vermilion Parish.

Billy Mire

Five months after being hit by a car, Billy Mire has died. Mire, 63, of Kaplan, was hit when he was truck by an oncoming car at the corner of Highway 14 and Lemaire Street in February.

Construction is still being done at North Vermilion Middle with three weeks to go before school begins.

Billy Mire

Erath man arrested in Morgan City for construction fraud

MORGAN CITY — A 27-year-old Erath man was arrested by Morgan City police Monday for home improvement fraud after he stole more than $2,500 for services he did not perform in the Morgan City area, M

Delcambre krewe holds Mardi Gras ball

Queen Barras and King Blakely

This past Saturday, Delcambre’s Krewe of Mystical Waters celebrated their 15th year of krewe history through a performance of the “the greatest show on earth” – Under the Big Top: Barras and Blakel

Vermilion Parish Farm Bureau holds annual banquet

Anne Catherine LeBlanc (left) is the new Farm Bureau queen. She was crowned by outgoing queen Laura Couvillon.

The 63rd Annual Vermilion Parish Farm Bureau Federation held their yearly banquet and honored new board members and a new Farm Bureau queen.

Whooping crane killed near Eunice

ROANOKE
A $1,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest of the sharpshooter who killed one whooping crane and injured another near Eunice on Feb. 7.

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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.

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