Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

ERATH - Looking for something to do Friday and Saturday in Vermilion Parish? Erath is the place to be. Starting at 6 on Friday, the carnival rides will begin and will end at 12:30 a.m. Abbeville’s own Beau Young Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. Keith Frank will follow at 10 p.m. until midnight.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Bob Jones of Abbeville has caught his share of red fish, so when he decided he wanted to carve a fish out of wood, it was a no brainer on what type a fish he would carve - a red fish. Jones is a member of the Acadien Wood Carving Guild, based in Abbeville.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Shortly before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Kaplan woman.

Emily Husband is the queen of the Erath Fourth of July. She is a VC graduate.

This is a prize winning carved red fish.

Mariah Marceaux, photo courtesy of Facebook

Vermilion Catholic completes $313,000 worth of improvements

VC students Kaylee Guidry is on lights and Brandt Golden on sound board. Brandt has his iPod plugged into the sound board to add sound effects. All this equipment is brand new.

It’s Thursday afternoon and a group of Vermilion Catholic students are practicing for their annual theater production. What makes this practice different are their surroundings. 

Perry man charged with drugs, firearms possession

James Buck

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

Maurice says goodbye to two long-time aldermen

Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot (left) helps say goodbye to out-going Aldermen Gary Villien (middle) and Darin Desormeaux during Wednesday’s meeting.

MAURICE — The Village of Maurice said goodbye Wednesday to two men who have served the board of aldermen for a combined 24 years.

Burnt truck in Vermilion Parish belonged to man from Duson

It is still not known how this Chevy caught fire and burned in a sugar cane field last week north of Abbeville.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff Office is trying to put the pieces together on why a black Chevrolet truck burned in a sugar cane field last week.

Mouton gets 40 years for carjacking

Terrance Mouton

Terrance Mouton will serve 40 years in prison for his role in a 2012 Abbeville carjacking.

Two from Vermilion among Fall 2014 Outstanding Graduates at UL Lafayette

Photo: Eight students will be honored as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association's Outstanding Graduates during Fall 2014 Commencement ceremonies on Friday. The Outstanding Graduates, one from each of eight academic colleges, are flanked by Margaret Trahan, president of the UL Lafayette Alumni Association Executive Board, and Dr. Joseph Savoie, University president. They are, from left: Taylor McCaulley, College of Liberal Arts; Merlin Dartez Jr., Ray P. Authement College of Sciences; Emma Trahan, College of General Studies; Austen Catlin, College of Engineering; Garrett Darbonne, College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions; Nicholas Lott, College of the Arts; Alexandra Dardar, B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration; and April Begnaud, College of Education.

LAFAYETTE — Eight students, including Alexandra Dardar and Emma Trahan, both from Vermilion Parish, will be honored during Fall 2014 Commencement ceremonies as the University of Louisiana at Lafaye

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Sports

KYAAs 12u Fastpitch Softball Team placed first this past weekend in the Scott Area Team Sports Allstar tournament held in Scott, La. Team members include Coaches Bart Baudoin, C.J. Chargois, Ryan Hebert and David Packard, Janiya Small, Lexi Broussard, Kinley Duhon, Maddie Campisi, Carina Chargois, Je Johnnie, Jayden Baudoin, Molly Sistrunk, Jozie Jameyson, Ava Hebert, Gabrielle Marceaux, and Lauryn Packard.

Lifestyle

Mrs. Brett Elias

Miss Cori Dupuis became the bride of Mr. Brett Elias on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice, La.
Father Louis Richard officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

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