News

Article Image Alt Text

Southern Oaks is the only golf course in Vermilion Parish.

Southern Oaks Country Club to tee up in Vermilion Parish

Southern Oaks Country Club, an 18-hole public golf course and country club located in Abbeville, Louisiana, will bring back the sport of golf to those in Vermilion Parish and surrounding areas.
The course will be where the well-established golf course, Vermilion Country Club, and later Vermilion Oaks, was once located, which closed in 2017 after 88 years in business.

Article Image Alt Text

Lance Broussard

Lance Broussard seeking to become Sheriff for new direction, future for Vermilion Parish

ln his 35 years with the Vermilion Parish Sheriffs Office, Capt. Lance Broussard worked as a corrections officer, patrol deputy, detective, K-9 officer, and DARE instructor. He was part of US Customs Blue Lightning, LA Sheriffs Association Task Force, Marine and Aircraft Smuggling, Drug Interdiction programs, a Rescue Diver, and worked from Texas to Mississippi fighting crime. He was a hands-on worker here in Vermilion Parish, and he will be a hands-on leader as your sheriff.

Article Image Alt Text

Mike “MJ” Landry

Mike ‘MJ’ Landry running fo Vermilion Parish Police Jury in District 12

I, Mike “MJ” Landry, am seeking election to the Vermilion Parish Police Jury in District 12.
I have been a resident of Kaplan and District 12 for more than 30 years.
I attended Indian Bayou and Kaplan High School.
I have 12 years of law enforcement experience. I have 15 years of experience with Baroid.
I am married to Tony Istre Landry. We have six children.
My goal is to improve water drainage, roads, trash service and to make our parish better.
I would appreciate your vote on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

Article Image Alt Text

Elliot Broussard of VPSO joins Economic Development Board

Vermilion Parish is ripe for investment and the board of Vermilion Economic Development Alliance is excited about the work they’re doing in all areas of the parish. To help provide vision and direction for the staff and programming is the organization’s 15-member board representing Vermilion Parish cities, towns, and government organizations as well as the Chamber of Commerce.

Article Image Alt Text

FORMER ARCHBISHOP HARRY FLYNN

FORMER ARCHBISHOP HARRY FLYNN DIES

Catholics in Acadiana are mourning the loss of Archbishop Emeritus Harry J. Flynn, former Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, who passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019. The late Archbishop Flynn, who was most recently Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis in Minnesota, served as Bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette from 1989-1994. Bishop Flynn came to Lafayette from the Albany, New York diocese of which he was a native.

Pages

Advertisement

Vermilion Today

Abbeville Meridional

318 N. Main St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-4223
Fax: 337-898-9022

The Kaplan Herald

219 North Cushing Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548

The Gueydan Journal

311 Main Street
Gueydan, LA 70542