Two people have been booked into jail after police say they were caught with crack cocaine. Agents with the Vermillion Municipal Task Force say they received complaints that a car parked on private property was selling drugs.
High levels of saltwater intrusion are causing the Vermillion Parish Police Jury to declare a state of emergency. Back in October, a barge slammed into a flow control structure designed to prevent such intrusion into the Mermentau Basin.
Emergency personnel in Vermillion Parish will soon have new communications equipment thanks to a federal grant. The 73-point-5 thousand dollar grant from FEMA was approved by the Vermillion Parish Police Jury.