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Metal detectors still in use in Vermilion Parish
School district using them at least three times a week. In October, the Vermilion Parish School Board ramped security by placing metal detectors in all schools. Five months later, the metal detectors are still being used today. At 99 percent of the schools, the metal detectors are randomly used three...
Fentanyl now killing over 100 people in Acadiana every year
A street drug that killed zero people in Lafayette Parish just 10 years ago is now killing over 100 people every year. Fentanyl is creating a serious health concern to Acadiana.
Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office seize fentanyl, meth, firearms in 15 day period
From March 1 to March 15, the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office (APSO) seized several narcotics and firearms along with making 28 arrests.
Vermilion 4-H Achievement Day dedicated to Michelle Gaspard
The 2023 Vermilion Parish 4-H Achievement Day, held on Saturday, March 18, honored Michelle Gaspard. Gaspard began her 4-H journey in 1980 as a young 4-H member in the Kaplan Elementary club. She was an active member throughout high school where she served as President of the Vermilion 4-H Executive Committee. She earned numerous awards including the National Engineering trip to Virginia and the coveted National 4-H Congress trip to Chicago, Illinois.
Replacement of drainage structure in Maurice to cause road closure
A road closure in Maurice will cause detours in Vermilion Parish.
Tougher penalties could be heading for fentanyl dealers
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - With fentanyl being dumped into the country at record numbers, it has all of us searching for solutions. “It’s unbelievable, and what that tells me as a policymaker is that we need to eradicate this, and we need to use a number of different ways to do that,” said Representative John Stefanski (R).
Abbeville Police Chief gets $20,000 raise
The Abbeville City Council approved a revision to the ordinance that set's the chief's salary, increasing it from $65,000 to $85,000.
Vermilion Parish School Board has trouble finding property insurance
Homeowners of Vermilion Parish can relate to the problems of the Vermilion Parish School Board when finding insurance for the school district’s buildings. The school district hired the company, Arthur Gallagher, to find companies to ensure the school district’s vehicles, like buses and trucks, along with buildings and schools.
Kaplan High FCCLA students attend State Leadership Conference
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members from Kaplan High School learned leadership skills and participated in state competition while attending the 2023 FCCLA State Leadership Conference on March 9 and 10 on the campus of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. The theme of the conference, “Red, White,...
Kaplan determined to end frustrating state softball tournament drought
Brittany LeBeouf knows what her Kaplan Lady Pirates' softball program the past few seasons have been. A program that has been really good in the regular season, but one that hasn't qualified for the state softball tournament since 2018 when advancing to the quarterfinals was enough to reach Sulphur. "It...
Charges Pending in Two-Vehicle Head-On Crash on I-49 Frontage Road that Claimed the Life of a Louisiana Woman
Charges Pending in Two-Vehicle Head-On Crash on I-49 Frontage Road that Claimed the Life of...
Acadian settlers had a curious name for the Broussard region: Côte Gelée, or Frozen Hills
Long before Broussard became home to oil field service companies along U.S. 90, early Acadian settlers had an intriguing name for the region: Côte Gelée, which means Frozen Hills or Frozen Coast. Present-day Broussard isn't exactly known for its blistery winters, scenic coastline or rolling hills. Yet during...
Do you know where your children are? Abbeville city council unanimously approves new curfew
In a unanimous vote, the Abbeville city council has approved a curfew change for minors under 18 and has set a minimum fine for parents or guardians if they do not comply.
Jeff Davis Special Olympics track & field event rescheduled
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Due to inclement weather, the 2nd annual Jeff Davis Special Olympics track & field event for grades 3 through 12 has been rescheduled. The event will now take place on Thursday, March 23, at Lake Arthur High School, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. It was originally scheduled for Friday, March 24.
Man accused of raping woman at gunpoint in Abbeville
News release from Abbeville Police Dept. on Monday... On Sunday March 19, 2023, at 13:08 hrs., The Abbeville Police Department received a complaint of a man pulling a handgun out on his ex-girlfriend on Schlessinger Street. Upon arrival officers spoke with the victim who stated that her ex-boyfriend Mathew Scott went to her house with a handgun and raped her.
Intoxicated, half-naked man from Scott arrested after police chase
PINEVILLE, La. (KLFY) — A Scott man discovered naked from the waist down following a police chase near Pineville has been arrested on numerous charges including operating a vehicle while intoxicated, 4th offense. According to Pineville police, the incident happened Sunday. Duane Boudreaux, 67, was driving a white Chevrolet truck swerving into oncoming traffic in […]
Crowley police recruitment targeting local young people
CROWLEY, La (KLFY) Facing an officer shortage, the Crowley Police Department is taking steps towards their goal of recruiting by including young men and women as part of their strategy. Police Chief Troy Hebert says the shortage is an issue he hopes to improve and says one solution to this problem is to offer competitive […]
Ella Goodie case turned over to Calcasieu D.A.’s Office
The case of Ella Goodie, the Scott woman who has been missing for over a year, has been turned over to the Calcasieu District Attorney’s Office.
Talented Visual Arts Program has art exhibit in Abbeville
For the last 17 years, the Vermilion Parish School Board has facilitated a Talented Visual Art program for students identified as talented in the Visual Arts in Vermilion Parish. According to the Louisiana Department of Education, students with extraordinary visual arts talent may be eligible for additional educational support to pursue their art.
'We Rock the Spectrum' kids gym franchise opens in Broussard
A kid's gym dedicated to children with all abilities opened its doors on March 11. The facility includes twelve pieces of therapeutic equipment for kids to enjoy. We Rock the Spectrum, an international children’s gym franchise, is a public sensory gym for children, infants, and toddlers. A few of the designed sensory equipment in the facility include a trampoline, a zipline with a slide, and a crash pit. The uniquely designed equipment is to support children with autism,...
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