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The Vermilion Parish School System is looking at adding 13 new employees. The school system is expected to receive an additional 120 students at the beginning of next school year. Superintendent Jerome Puyau says the new positions will cost the school board around an $900,000, which includes ...
Ahead of shrimp season, fishermen invited to meetings in Vermilion Parish. The Daily Advertiser Published 2:16 p.m. CT March 15, 2018 | Updated 6:40 p.m. CT March ... Two meetings will be held in Vermilion Parish next week for the commercial fishing industry. The sessions are being conducted by the LSU AgCenter and ...
Kaptel, a local telecommunications company, has donated classroom supplies to 78 teachers in Vermilion Parish. The company asked teachers what they were running out of in a February Facebook posts. Gift bags were then made, catered to each teachers' needs. Teachers picked up the supplies this ...
If you live or own a business in Vermilion Parish, you'll soon start paying fines if firefighters respond to a false alarm at your home or office. The police jury approved the fines this week after fire departments complained about responding to hundreds of false alarms and it's costing them money. "I have a dual ...
MAURICE, La. (KLFY) - Drivers say a section of LA 92 in Vermilion Parish is in bad shape and has seen better days. "I feel like my tires are going to bust every time I drive down it," said Alex Duhon of Maurice. "They got some potholes and when you hit in there it wants to break your tires," said Neil Sonnier ...

Seventy-eight Vermilion Parish teachers now have fresh classroom supplies to finish out the rest of the school year. Kaptel, a local telecom company, posted on Facebook in early February asking teachers what they were running out of in their classrooms. Gift bags were then made catered to each teacher's ...
Nearly two months later, the investigation into a Vermilion Parish teacher's arrest remains shrouded in mystery. On Jan. 11, the Abbeville City Marshal's Office announced an independent investigation into the arrest of Deyshia Hargrave at the Jan. 8 Vermilion Parish School Board meeting. Reggie Hilts, an ...
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for failure to appear for sentencing. Deputies say that 23-year-old Jermaine Devon Guidry is wanted for failure to appear for sentencing on the charges of two counts of assault by drive-by shooting, aggravated assault with a firearm, and ...
At a news conference in Lafayette Friday morning, Landry said the Corps was granted a 300-foot servitude (land to use) when it built the GIWW in the 1920s in the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area of Vermilion Parish. Over the years, the width of the waterway expanded, he said, so in some places ...
Funeral arrangements have been made for the two teenagers killed Sunday evening in a crash in Vermilion Parish. The services for Sydney Colomb will be held Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. At Vincent Funeral Home in Abbeville. Visiting hours will be at Vincent Funeral Home on Wednesday, ...
Troopers say that 16-year-old Alana Duhon of Abbeville and 15-year-old Sydney Colomb of Maurice were killed when 20-year-old Tyler J. Meaux of Kaplan hit their vehicle head-on Sunday night in Vermilion Parish. State police say that Meaux was traveling south in the northbound lanes of US Hwy 167 in ...
Monday night, the board appointed an interim board member to replace former president, Tony Fontana, who resigned in the aftermath of teacher Deyshia Hargrave's arrest. By a four to three vote, Whitney "Jean" Broussard was selected to be the new interim board member for District E. Already aware of ...
VERMILION PARISH (KLFY) - State Police have made an arrest in the deadly 2-vehicle crash that happened Sunday evening in Vermilion Parish. The crash took the lives of Alana Duhon, 16, of Abbeville and Sydney Colomb, 15, of Maurice. An initial investigation by State Police revealed that the crash ...
On leaders of the Vermilion Association of Educators (VAE) announced they are signing a resolution and have joined Attorney General Jeff Landry's suit against the Vermilion Parish School Board for actions taken against teacher Deyshia Hargrave in January. Louisiana Association of Educators (LAE) ...
VERMILION PARISH, La. (KLFY) - It's been a little over two months since Rene Rost Middle School teacher Deyshia Hargrave, was taken out of a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting. And while the video was captured around the world, it also caught the attention of Louisiana Attorney General Jeff ...
Landry filed the suit last week, accusing the board of violating the state's Open Meetings Law at its Jan. 8 meeting. The suit asks a state court to nullify all board actions from that meeting, including a $30,000 pay increase for Vermilion Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau, according to the Associated Press.

The following people were arrested Monday, Feb. 26, 2018: Name: Alexander, Johnathan Charge: Hold For Doc Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 100 Blk Byron STR Lafayette, LA. Name: Beebe, George Charge: Vermilion Parish Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 000 Blk ...
A man that Eunice police say is part of the Gremlins gang was arrested Tuesday for the December 23 murder of Tyree Frederick. Chief of police Randy Fontenot says that Darron Carter was released last year on a reduced bond associated with racketeering out of Vermilion Parish. The case was allegedly ...
ABBEVILLE, La. (The Advertiser)- Nearly two months later, the investigation into a Vermilion Parish teacher's arrest remains shrouded in mystery. On Jan. 11, the Abbeville City Marshal's Office announced an independent investigation into the arrest of Deyshia Hargrave at the Jan. 8 Vermilion Parish ...
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for failure to appear for sentencing. Deputies say that 23-year-old Jermaine Devon Guidry is wanted for failure to appear for sentencing on the charges of two counts of assault by drive-by shooting, aggravated assault with a firearm, and ...
At a news conference in Lafayette Friday morning, Landry said the Corps was granted a 300-foot servitude (land to use) when it built the GIWW in the 1920s in the White Lake Wetlands conservation Area of Vermilion Parish. Over the years, the width of the waterway expanded, he said, so in some places ...
Funeral arrangements have been made for the two teenagers killed Sunday evening in a crash in Vermilion Parish. The services for Sydney Colomb will be held Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. At Vincent Funeral Home in Abbeville. Visiting hours will be at Vincent Funeral Home on Wednesday, ...
Troopers say that 16-year-old Alana Duhon of Abbeville and 15-year-old Sydney Colomb of Maurice were killed when 20-year-old Tyler J. Meaux of Kaplan hit their vehicle head-on Sunday night in Vermilion Parish. state police say that Meaux was traveling south in the northbound lanes of US Hwy 167 in ...
Monday night, the board appointed an interim board member to replace former president, Tony Fontana, who resigned in the aftermath of teacher Deyshia Hargrave's arrest. By a four to three vote, Whitney "Jean" Broussard was selected to be the new interim board member for District E. Already aware of ...
UPDATED 11 a.m. Tuesday: A vigil will be held for all four students at 8 p.m. Tuesday at North Vermilion High. Funeral services for Alana Duhon are set for Friday. Services for Colomb are pending. "Nothing prepares you for the talks and conversations we shared with each other today but the outpouring of ...
Two North Vermilion high school students were killed in a vehicle crash in Vermilion Parish Sunday evening, the school says. state police confirmed the two fatalities, but their identities have yet to be released. Emergency Personnel responded to the crash on U.S. 167 between Maurice and Abbeville ...
Abbeville police held a memorial on the 25th anniversary of the death of a fellow officer. Seven law enforcement agencies participated in the memorial ceremony for Officer John "Dooley" Hardy. Hardy was killed in the line of duty on December 24, 1992. Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office, Abbeville City ...
The memorial is held each year by the Fraternal Order of Police John "Dooley" Hardy Memorial Lodge 48, honoring fallen officers from Vermilion Parish. Those in attendance also honored the memories of the 123 officers lost nationwide, including five from Louisiana. Those numbers are both down from ...
The purpose is to aid in lowering levels within Bayou Parc Perdu during significant storm events to help in mitigating potential flooding of properties within the parish, as well as to provide a more efficient drainage of outfall of the lower regions of Lafayette Parish and portions of Vermilion Parish. That project ...
There are quaint museums, the historic St. Mary Magdalen Church and nearby Palmetto Island State Park which offers kayaking, fishing and overnight accommodations in cabins, RV parking sites or campgrounds. The park is 1300 acres amid the swamps of Vermilion Parish along the Vermilion River, ...
Blue Rolfes, director of communications for the Diocese of Lafayette, said in a prepared statement that all Vermilion Parish Catholic schools and all Lafayette Parish Catholic Schools (except for St. Peter and St. Paul School in Scott) are closed. In St. Mary Parish, Rolfes said, St. John Elementary and ...
During the same week students went through the interview process for their top yearly accolades, the Vermilion Parish school System announced the ... Earning recognition as Vermilion Parish teachers of the Year are Herod Elementary School's Darbi Conca, Erath Middle School's Amy Suire and North ...
ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY) - A Vermilion Parish Bridge is closed indefinitely causing some minor traffic headaches in the area. The bridge is located on South John Hardy Drive. "The owner of our company, David, actually walked out and asked what was going on, and they said that the bridge was going to be ...
A New Iberia woman has been arrested and accused of stealing mail from Vermilion Parish mailboxes. Chasity Sturm, 33, was booked with 10 counts of theft and unauthorized use of an access card, said Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon. Detectives used video surveillance and evidence gathered ...
KAPLAN, La. (KLFY) - You've likely heard of the 'Grinch Who Stole Christmas,' but what about the Grinch who is stealing mail in Kaplan and the surrounding towns?' For neighbors living on Dalton Road in Kaplan, they say this isn't what the holiday season is all about. "This lady is coming down these back ...
"The work that's going on in Vermilion Parish and making sure teachers are prepared to teach kids to read in particular is some of the best work in our state." said John White, State Superintendent of education. The Wildcats of J.H. Williams Middle school were hard at work Tuesday, showing state ...
State Superintendent John White is spotlighting some of the best examples of good work in the state. He says J.H. Williams in Abbeville is an example of what's right in education. White says he is proud of the hard work put forth by both teachers and students. "A special school is not just special for the kids ...
Eleven juvenile whooping cranes were released Tuesday morning from the White Lake Wetlands Conservations Area in Vermilion Parish.
Former Gueydan high school Principal and school Board member Luddy Herpin passed away after a short battle with cancer on Monday, the ...
"She is one of the most versatile teachers in Vermilion Parish in terms of implementing technology lessons," said DES Principal Karla Toups.
Voters in Fire Protection District No. 2 have voted yes for the renewal of a 7.08 mills property tax. Calcasieu Parish. Voters in school District No.
The Vermilion Parish Animal shelter is still working to foster and adopt several dogs before the end of the month. Adopters and fosters are ...
Animal Aid for Vermilion Area (AAVA) took over an important role three years ago when the Vermilion Parish police jury appointed the group ...
In the Acadiana region, Vermilion Parish led the way. Its overall score slipped half a point, but it retained an A letter grade. Also, its state ranking ...
Applicants must reside in Acadia or Vermilion Parish. children up to 12 years old and special needs children will be considered to receive toys.
GUEYDAN - Long-time Gueydan resident will seek one of eight seats up for grabs in next November's election. Gueydan resident, Scott Vallo, community volunteer, former city council member, announced Monday his intention to land one of the eight Vermilion Parish school Board seats up in next ...
Lori Gunter Porter, a fourth grade teacher at Dozier Elementary, has been named the Region IV Elementary Teacher of the Year by the ...
The Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force report that they arrested two people on numerous charges of illegal drug ...
The northern parts of Vermilion Parish are growing faster than anyone expected, which means more kids in schools. Parents are concerned ...


 

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