Colbey Stelly

A Lafayette teen is behind bars accused of burglarizing a Kaplan camp. According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, 17-year-old Colbey Stelly was arrested following a three month investigation into the burglary of a camp located on Ovey Road.

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Jonathan Touchet does not feel like a life saver, something with which Michael Brewer would disagree. What matters most is that both men were able to arrive for their shifts with the Abbeville Police Department Monday evening thanks to what happened prior to last Thursday’s shift change.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

Monday night may have been the first official Blue Mass in Vermilion Parish. The Mass honored six officers who have fallen in the line of duty in Vermilion Parish. The Blue Mass was held at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Abbeville. The Mass honored law enforcement, fire safety and EMS personnel.

Colbey Stelly

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

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Gov. Jindal announces state health initiative

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Secretary Kathy Kliebert were joined by dozens of local supporting organizations to launch the

KAPLAN POLICE REPORT

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:
April 3
Suspicious persons on at 11th and Boudreaux.
Theft on the 1800 block of W. Seventh.

Navy Corpsman from Abbeville shares knowledge with Afghan medics

Corey Broussard (right) is from Abbeville. He recently received an award from the Navy.

KABUL, Afghanistan – U.S. Navy Corpsman with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Two-Eight (NMCB 28) from Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

Task Force arrest Erath, Abbeville residents

Mallan Stelly

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion / Municipal Task Force recently made following arrests for drug related offenses due to undercover operations conducted with

Erath Bobcats win sixth straight game

Erath’s Ross Granger (17) got the victory on the mound for the Bobcats in the 4-2 victory over the Kaplan Pirates.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats put their five game winning streak up against district rivals, the Kaplan Pirates, and despite the rain and wind that blew in towards the end of the game, the Bobcats were

Vermilion Parish Economic Development Committee narrows list down to one for new economic development director position

Four out of the five Economic Development Search Committee members explained to the police jury they found the person who would be a great economic director for the parish. In the picture are (left to right) Richard Guilbeaux, Pat Ross and Kirk Frith. In the background in the red shirt is Ben Riveria.

The brand new Vermilion Parish Economic Development Committee found the person they want to hire to be the first economic director of Vermilion Parish, however, the small hick up to hiring the pe

Abbeville Kiwanis Club recognizes Harrington as Student of the Month

The Abbeville Kiwanis Club named Kaplan High Senior Jace Harrington (third from left) its “Student of the Month.” Joining Harrington are (L-R) Kaplan High’s Mary Pat Lachaussee, Kiwanis President Anita Chaisson, Kiwanis member Stanton Hardee and Kiwanis member Kathryn Hoag.

Jace Harrington’s Kaplan High School career will come to an end when he graduates on May 16.

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Sports

The Erath defense is receiving instruction from an assistant coach during the game against Vermilion Catholic.

Less than a week after recording their first win in the David Comeaux Era, the Erath Bobcats hit the road to Plaquemines to face St. John.

Lifestyle

Mrs. David Boudreaux

Miss Alisha Boutin and Mr. David Boudreaux exchanged wedding vows during a ceremony held on Sept. 13, 2014 at Magdalen Place in Abbeville.

Obituaries

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Philip James Romero, age 61, at 10:00 am Friday, October 3, 2014 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Fr.

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