North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

LEROY — When it became clear that construction of the new North Vermilion Middle School would not be ready for the Aug. 11 start of school, what to do with the more than 1,000 students who would be affected became the top priority.

Hoat and Nga Kieu

Supporters and friends helped organize a blood drive to help the Kieu family on July 12. Hoat Kieu had been hospitalized earlier this year. The results proved more positive than anyone could have hoped.

Police are looking for a Toyota Tacoma that is believed to be involved in the Youngsville abduction attempts.

Youngsville police responded Sunday afternoon to a call of an attempted child abduction. It is the second such incident reported by Youngsville residents in less than a week.

North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

Hoat and Nga Kieu

Police are looking for a Toyota Tacoma that is believed to be involved in the Youngsville abduction attempts.

Boys & Girls Club to have annual fundraiser

Funds raised during the Celebrity Waiter Dinner go the Boys & Girls Club Rodney Unit in Abbeville. The club serves hundreds of students throughout the year.

The Celebrity Waiter Dinner, an event held each year to support the local Boys & Girls Club, has continued to grow since its inception more than 20 years ago.

116-year-old Abbeville home burns

(Photo taken by Beau Barras, Abbeville Fire Department)
The front part of the house and the second story were engulfed in flames when the Abbeville Fire Department arrived Thursday morning.

A home that stood in Abbeville for 116 years is now gone.
An early morning fire destroyed the home Thursday on the corner of Charity Street and South Guegnon Street.

Kitchell Home is historical to Abbeville

This is what the Kitchell Home looked like before the fire.

The Kitchell Home is not one of the most popular historic homes in Abbeville, but the 116-year-old two-story house has plenty of history attached to it.

Neighbor smells smoke coming through her air condition unit

The back of the house is engulfed in flames.
(Photo taken by Beau Barras, Abbeville Fire Department)

Jessica Sandridge smelled smoke in her house as she laid in her bed around 1 a.m. Thursday. She got off her bed, walked around the house and saw nothing.

Abbeville High receiver more relaxed going into 2014 football season

AHS senior Celton Calais Jr. juggles catching footballs, working out and working in Kaplan this summer. Despite the hectic schedule, he would not change a thing,

It looks like Celton Calais Jr. has found a place he can call home - Abbeville High School.

Abbeville expanding city limits

The development will have lighted sidewalks along East Jane Street.

Abbeville is growing, even if it is one neighborhood development at a time.

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Sports

Pascual (43) tackling a North Vermilion ball carrier in their match-up from 2013’s season.

A typical south Louisiana morning in July would have anyone sweating.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin and Sydney Abshire are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelli Nicole Boudreaux to Colt Tanner North.

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