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  • Vermilion Parish Schools find 5-year flood protection

    December 5, 2011 10:33 PM

    Three Vermilion Parish Schools are being prepped for the next flood. The school district approved a contract to spend more than a half-million-dollars to keep the schools on dry ground. "We had about 18-inches of flooding in the school." Erath High Principal, Francis Touchet recalled Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, "we... more »
  • Search for Missing Vermilion Parish Fisherman

    February 11, 2011 7:46 PM

    Four agencies are searching for a missing commercial fisherman in Vermilion Parish. Officials say the man may have been missing since Wednesday afternoon. They began searching Thursday evening. The search and rescue team was stationed at Hebert's Landing in Forked Island on Friday. The team is made up of... more »
  • Forked Island Man Accused In Plaquemine Murder

    January 22, 2010 6:37 PM

    A Forked Island man is accused of killing a man in Plaquemine. 25-year-old Channing Paul Touchet allegedly shot 17-year-old Jamarius Riley. Media reports say Touchet might have mistaken Riley for someone else. The teenager was walking home from his job at a local grocery store when he was killed.
  • Flood Walls for E. Broussard Elementary

    November 11, 2009 12:25 PM

    Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Randy Schexnayder is taking his mission to Washington DC. Today, he met with Senators Mary Landrieu and David Vitter to try to get FEMA funds to build a flood wall for E. Broussard Elementary in Forked Island. After four years of no recess equipment for students,... more »

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