The Animal Care Hospital in Lafayette held a howl--ween bash.
Dozens gathered for a pet costume contest and adoption day. Over the year, more than one thousand pets are rescued from the Vermillion Parish Gas Chamber and placed into loving homes.
Vermilion Parish is offering sandbags at 5 locations throughout the parish. One across from Erath City Hall, Area 2 Barn and Public Works Barn in Abbeville, Area 3 Barn in Gueydan, Area 4 Barn in Kaplan. They'll provide the shovel, sand and bags, but you will have to fill your... more »
A bad crash in Vermilion Parish leaves a man dead.
It happened Friday night just after 8 at the intersection of LA 3267 and John Hardy Drive. According to troopers, 76-year-old Minos Baudoin of Abbeville ran the stop sign at the intersection and was broadsided by an oncoming vehicle.... more »
More than $900,000 in grants have been awarded to Vermilion and St. Martin parishes by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, the former Minerals Management Service. BOEMRE awarded four Coastal Impact Assistance Program grants totaling $1.3 million to Louisiana coastal communities for projects that prevent coastal erosion,... more »
According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office are asking the public for their assistance in helping them solve numerous thefts of Copper, Scrap Iron, Radiators, and Welding Machines in Vermilion Parish over the last few weeks.
Sheriff Couvillon says that the majority... more »
According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon the Vermilion Municipal Narcotics Task Force recently made numerous arrests for narcotics related incidents:
1- On April 8 th agents with the Task Force were working street level sales disruption in Abbeville when they noticed Jonathan Thibodeaux DOB 4/22/1986 standing on... more »
A break-in prompts an Acadiana courthouse to beef up security.
An intoxicated man broke into the Vermillion Parish Courthouse early Saturday morning, but no one noticed until a janitor saw the broken window the next day.
Although no one was hurt, the incident was a wake up call... more »
Inside the Vermillion Parish School Board office, the numbers are flying around like a football thrown by Drew Brees on a Sunday afternoon.
"We started about two months ago brainstorming amongst the supervisory staff," Says Chief Finacial Officer Phil Sellers.
What they came up with was a way... more »
The Vermillion Parish Sheriff's Office executed a warrant round up.
Eight people were arrested on various charges, ranging from possession to distribution and solicitation.
The Deputy in the story is an undercover agent.
For his safety we chose to protect his identity.