The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

The Abbeville Police have warned the owner of the property at 700 E. Oak Street, off Graceland Avenue to stop the criminal activity on the property or else. Well, the criminal activity allegedly continued and the Abbeville Police enforced the “or else.”
More than 80 people gathered Tuesday evening in Abbeville with the goal to devise steps to answer growing concerns with crime. City officials met with residents at Visions of Hope, located in the old Herod High School building.
With big elections slated for October, Vermilion Parish is peppered with political signs at the moment. Unfortunately for some candidates, there are not as many signs as originally intended.

The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

Abbeville police seize mobile home

The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

The Abbeville Police have warned the owner of the property at 700 E. Oak Street, off Graceland Avenue to stop the criminal activity on the property or else.

Narcotics Task Force brings in three

Burns

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion Narcotics Task Force Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Rep. Hensgens receives high marks from multiple groups

Rep. Hensgens

Many Associations around Louisiana have published their 2015 legislator report cards, and State Representative Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville, has received high marks and recognition from several.

Candidates deal with stolen signs

With big elections slated for October, Vermilion Parish is peppered with political signs at the moment.

Surprise visitor takes dip in pool

The Smiths found this alligator swimming in their pool last week.

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice summer dip in the pool?
Apparently that enjoyment is not limited to people, as the Smiths, who live on Dove Road near Erath, recently discovered.

One Acadiana’s plan for workforce development

(Photo by Ken Grissom)
“PRIORITIES For a Better Acadiana,” an initiative of One Acadiana, a regional economic development organization, are being explained at a series of press conferences like this one in a welding shop at SLCC’s New Iberia campus.

South Louisiana Community College needs to be able to train commercial pilots.
UL Lafayette needs a new facility for its growing engineering school.

North Vermilion volleyball team has new head coach

Claire Meyers is a returning senior for the Lady Patriots.

LEROY - The North Vermilion Lady Patriots’ Volleyball Team has a few new faces, including a new head coach.

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The 2014 La. Cattle Festival royalty will be giving up their crown next month.

The Louisiana Cattle Festival is in search of young ladies of all ages and young men ages 0-4 to enter their pageants to be held on September 12 and 13, 2015 at the Abbeville High Auditorium.

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