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Construction Delays Mean School On Saturdays In Vermilion Parish

The delayed construction will affect both North Vermilion Middle students and North Vermilion High School students.

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Vermilion Parish Featured in National Publication

Visitsouth.com has a wonderful article on 'Summer Festivals in Vermilion Parish' featuring some of our most fun summer events!

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Accused Cop Killer No Stranger To Jail

A man accused of murdering an off-duty deputy sheriff in Vermilion Parish has seen the inside of a jail before.

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Burned Bodies In Maurice Those Of Man And Woman

Two bodies badly burnt during a vehicle fire in Vermilion Parish earlier this week have been identified as a male and a female, but their races are still unknown, according to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office.

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It’s Election Day – Did You Even Know?

8 Acadiana parishes are holding elections today. Races for mayor, school board, chief of police and aldermen will be decided.

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Man Convicted Of Trying To Rape Girl In Vermilion Parish Library

23-year-old Christopher Brown of Opelousas has been convicted of trying to rape a 13-year-old girl in the Vermilion Parish Library in Kaplan in 2011.

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South Louisiana Bucket List – 5 Cajun Country Destinations You Must See Before You Die

While sky diving, traveling to Australia and swimming with dolphins does have a certain appeal. I think there are some very noteworthy moments that can be found less than an afternoon's drive away from where you live.

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Lafayette Council Introduces Ordinance That Sets Timeframe For Establishing New Vermilion Parish Border

LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL) — The Lafayette City-Parish Council introduced an amended ordinance Tuesday night that sets a timeframe for establishing a new border between Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes and provides additional funding for researching the boundary.

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Lafayette, Vermilion Border Dispute Heats Up

While Tuesday's council action doesn't move the line, it does mean that the issue is back in legal dispute since both parishes can't agree on where the line should be.

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Eaton Park Elementary Worksheet
This worksheet distributed to fourth-graders at Abbeville's Eaton Park Elementary has raised controversy because of its use of urban slang.
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Vermilion Parish Fourth-Grade Worksheet Using Urban Slang Raises Concern

A fourth-grade worksheet in Vermilion Parish that utilizes urban slang is under fire after an Eaton Park Elementary parent came forward with concerns.

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