The Vermilion School Board could not get a majority of the votes to renew or not to renew Superintendent Jerome Puyau’s contract, so by state law, the school board has to offer Puyau a new contract.
Anna LaPointe (right) is officially sworn in as Erath Chief of Police by Vermilion Parish Clerk of Court Diane Meaux Broussard. The Erath Board of Aldermen named LaPointe the interim chief last month, after former Chief Gerald Hebert passed away. LaPointe will serve until a special election is held in March of 2017. (photo by Missy Rosa)
In the race to elect a new member to the Louisiana Public Service Commission (PSC) there is one clear choice. That choice is Mike Francis. Mike is a mature and experienced businessman with strong conservative values, who has lived in PSC District 4 for his entire life.

Abbeville High senior organizes fundraiser for childhood cancer

Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry (left) and Herod Assistant Principal Tara Frick (right) present Halle Theall with a check.

There were big wins on the football field last weekend and there will be many political triumphs during elections in October.

State funds could help Maurice expand city hall

Village of Maurice officials -- (L-R) Alderwoman Phyllis Johnson, Alderman Kenneth “Keno” Picard, Mayor Wayne Theriot, Alderman Lynn Howell, and Clerk Melanie Denais.

MAURICE — Municipalities try to take advantage each year of funds made available by the state to push forward with various and often much-needed projects.

Patouts to receive philanthropy award

Paul and Pat Patout have been selected to receive the 2015 Leaders in Philanthropy Award.

Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) will honor Paul Patout and Patrick “Pat” Patout at its fifth-annual Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon Nov. 3 at the Cajundome Convention Center.

Erath residents ask officials questions about electrical bill

Jason Connor (middle) talks with Slemco representative Francis Delhomme. Looking over the chart is Lottie Granger Delagarza.

ERATH — The Erath City Council meeting was jam packed with residents who have questions about their electricity bills.

Abbeville High’s Brown recognized by Kiwanis Club

Pictured (L-R) are Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry, Kam Antoine, Brown’s mother, Kavon Brown, Student of the Month, and Kiwanis President Mike Hardy.

As soon as he walked in the room, a guest at Tuesday’s Abbeville Kiwanis Club meeting, Abbeville High senior Kavon Brown shook the hand of everyone inside it.

Maurice looks to increase permit fees for culverts

The Maurice Board of Aldermen will discuss raising the permit fee for culverts.

MAURICE — As most people have noticed, prices have increased in almost every facet of day-to-day life.



Julius Johnson takes the ball from KHS quarterback Daniel Lotief.

The 6-0 Kaplan Pirates remain undefeated despite an offensive surge from North Vermilion on Friday night. The Pirates beat the Patriots in district play 45-23.


Dr. Katherine Ayo and Dr. David Rayburn

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Ayo of Abbeville, La. are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Dr. Katherine Victoria Ayo to Dr.

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