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Rep. Blake Miguez (left) and Vermilion Sheriff Mike Couvillon take part in discussion during Monday night’s Vermilion Parish Police Jury meeting.

Vermilion Parish Police Jury discusses part of boundary with Iberia Parish

Officials with the Vermilion Parish Police Jury will request a meeting with counterparts in Iberia Parish in hopes to determine once and for all a disputed line between the two parishes.
The Police Jury brought the issue to the table during its regular meeting Monday evening. The area in question is around 1,000 acres west of La. Hwy. 89/Coteau Road near Parc Perdue Drive.

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Caroline receives her $1,000 scholarship from Ms. Gloria Pierce, President of the Volunteers of Abbeville General.

Volunteers of Abbeville General award Caroline David Healthcare Scholarship

Caroline David, daughter of Danielle and Lance David, is the most recent recipient of the Healthcare Scholarship awarded by the Volunteers of Abbeville General.
Caroline is a Junior Nursing Student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and is expected to complete her degree in May 2019. She currently has an overall GPA of 3.30.

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Vermilion Superintendent Jerome Puyau

Vermilion Parish students return on August 10

The Vermilion Parish School Board has spelled out a new education model that should improve test scores and student learning in the district.
The district-wide vision, dubbed “Our Vermilion,” encourages schools and the parish on the whole to work together so that all students can receive top-notch education, said Jerome Puyau, Vermilion Parish School Board superintendent.

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Rev. Paul Bienvenu, the new pastor at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice, is an avid art collector.

Bienvenu makes artful arrival in Maurice

MAURICE — Drawing on 25 years as a pastor and 30 years as an art collector, the Rev. Paul Bienvenu has brought a unique vision of ministry to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice.
Bienvenu became pastor of St. Alphonsus on July 3.
Born in Lafayette, Bienvenu grew up in St. Martinville. He graduated from Catholic High in New Iberia.
He studied psychology at Louisiana State University. After graduation, he studied theology at Loyola University New Orleans. He completed his graduate studies in theology at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans.

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Vermilion Catholic French teacher Julie Lapeyrouse (second from right) recently took students on a trip to Abbeville, France. Some of those students (L-R) Katherine Townley, Angel Nguyen, Ellis Vienne and Camille Harrington, spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Abbeville. Rotary President Thomas Thompson joined the group for a photo after the meeting.

French students to visit Abbeville

After visiting Abbeville, France through an exchange program, Vermilion Catholic High School students will host students from France at their homes this Thanksgiving.
On Wednesday, Vermilion Catholic French teacher Julie Lapeyrouse spoke to the Rotary Club about the school's trip to France and plans for French students to visit Louisiana for 10 days.
Last year, Lapeyrouse received a message from Lycées Saint Pierre high school in Abbeville, located in the Picardie region of France, north of Paris.



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