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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.


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