Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

GUEYDAN - Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat was what some considered the perfect child. Her mother Rhonda Leger Venissat would agree. “She is the perfect kid,” said Rhonda on Sunday night. “I loved her personality, because she could laugh at herself. That meant a lot to me.”

The inside of the new North Vermilion Middle School gym.

LEROY - The way it looks, North Vermilion Middle School will not be 100 percent complete until next year.

Money and drugs found during a drug bust by the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

The inside of the new North Vermilion Middle School gym.

Money and drugs found during a drug bust by the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit.

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Abbeville man commits armed robbery with air pistol

Ron Landry

One man found out the hard way that if you commit an alleged armed robbery with an air pistol, it is going to land you in jail.
Ron Landry of Abbeville learned that lesson recently.

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Learning how to control crawfish in your lawn

A crawfish mound in a yard.

BATON ROUGE, La. – It’s not every day that Louisiana residents are looking for ways to get rid of crawfish in the lawn. But it does happen, and there are effective ways to get the job done.

UL baseball team has Abbeville connection

Abbeville's Mac and ‘Taunt” Guarino are the grand-parents of Jace Conrad, UL’s star second baseman.

The Ragin Cajun baseball team may not have a Vermilion Parish player on its roster, but there is an Abbeville connection.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff' Office make three arrests

Tasha Savoy

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Remembering D-Day

Lorcey Sonnier (left) flew over Normandy, and Ivan Breaux (right) was stationed in England during the D-Day invasion.

Four Vermilion Parish men remember where they were June 6, 1944 - D-Day Invasion..
Lorcey Sonnier, Ivan Breaux, Gen. Bob LeBlanc and Loubert Trahan remember the day well.

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Sports

St. Thomas More Linear Girls Shootout

Tuesday's Games

9:30 a.m. - UMS-Wright vs. Northside

9:30 a.m. - Teurlings vs. Barbe

11 a.m. - UMS-Wright vs. Opelousas

Lifestyle

Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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