Quintylan Richard

The man accused of shooting Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Bares Jr. exactly two years ago today will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Vermilion Parish School Board members Laura LeBeouf (far left) and Luddy Herpin (far right) present a plaque to Brandy and Jacob Gaspard for their work done at the Kaplan High softball field.

The Vermilion Parish School Board has decided not to start a pilot program to allow cell phones on the campus of Abbeville High or any other high school in the parish.

Ricky Dietz of Truman Abshire’s Wreck Service watches as his wrecker pulls the car out of Bayou Tigre. Because the car was there for two years, it was loaded down with mud.

ERATH — Law enforcement moved one step closer to finding Tyler Lauran Domingue of Youngsville. Deputies from the Vermilion Parish and Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Offices recovered a submerged car south of Erath. The Pontiac Grand Am is believed to be connected to a 2014 cold case.

Quintylan Richard

Vermilion Parish School Board members Laura LeBeouf (far left) and Luddy Herpin (far right) present a plaque to Brandy and Jacob Gaspard for their work done at the Kaplan High softball field.

Ricky Dietz of Truman Abshire’s Wreck Service watches as his wrecker pulls the car out of Bayou Tigre. Because the car was there for two years, it was loaded down with mud.

Vermilion Parish has two named into State 4-H Hall of Fame

The 2016 honorees chosen for the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame were recognized April 30. Bill Richardson, LSU vice president for agriculture, fourth from the right, top row, said the 4-H program’s success can be attributed to the efforts of 4-H leaders and volunteers. From left to right, top row, are Blair Hebert receiving the award for Ernest Freyou, of Iberia Parish; John Lee, of Lincoln Parish; Andrew Montgomery for his grandfather, the late Andy Loftus, of DeSoto Parish; Kay Stough, of Caddo Parish; Richardson; Gerald Wood, of St. James Parish; Michael Dartez, of Vermilion Parish; and Paul Coreil, of Baton Rouge. Bottom row, Jessica Fontenot, daughter of the late Ted Johnson; Catherine Yvonne Normand, of St. Landry Parish; Pat Evans, of Morehouse Parish; Sara Seals, of Baton Rouge; and Rita Marceaux, of Vermilion Parish.

MANSURA – A dozen honorees, including Rita Marceaux and Michael Dartez of Vermilion Parish, were inducted into the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame on April 30.

Kaplan Councilman Kevin Guidry passes away

Kevin Guidry

KAPLAN — The City of Kaplan is mourning the loss of one of their City Councilman.
Kevin Guidry, 52, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 5, after a brief illness.

Abbeville wins State’s Cleanest City Contest

Patsy Hebert of the Abbeville Garden Club picks up trash Friday morning, shortly before the arrival of the judges for the state Cleanest City Contest.

Abbeville is back on top of the “Clean City” mountain.

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Sports

Claire Meyers signs on the dotted line and will now be a Ragin Cajun track athlete. In the photo with her are her father Kevin and mother Monica. Her track coaches Mya Touchet and Casey Meador.

Claire Meyers will continue the Meyers family tradition of playing sports for the UL-Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.

Lifestyle

Mrs. James Martin Miller II

Miss Jana R. Bergeron and Mr. James Martin Miller II, both of Maurice, were joined in holy matrimony during a ceremony held on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at St.

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