The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

For the next few months, doors to the Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed. The museum, located in downtown Abbeville, is undergoing renovations, work that will add some long-awaited amenities. “They are looking at four to six months for remodeling,” Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza said.

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Rayne man.   He is wanted in connection with simple burglary at a crawfish dock that occurred early Thursday morning, March 26, on Hwy. 35 south of Rayne.

Tim Guidry

After a five-year battle with cancer, Tim Guidry lost his battle Thursday morning.

The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

Tim Guidry

Abbeville man invented simple way to help slowdown erosion along coastline

These strips of plastic are placed in four feet of water about three feet from the shoreline. The strips help stop sediment from washing back into the deep water.

Louisiana coastline is slowly disappearing because of erosion, and there is a race to find ways to slow it down.

Perry Bridge repair on schedule

The Perry Bridge has been closed since Dec. 1, 2014.

PERRY — Work on the Perry Bridge is nearly right on schedule.

North Central nips VC to win state

Caroline David and the Lady Eagles of VC drop a heartbreaker on Saturday to North Central.

LAKE CHARLES- The Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles’ season ended in disappointment with a 54-50 loss to North Central in the Class 1A state championship game Saturday afternoon in the Burton Coliseum

Creation of mural underway in Abbeville

Robert Dafford’s mural already features an oyster and will soon have an accordion.

The Abbeville Film and Visitor’s Commission in cooperation with the City of Abbeville has commissioned a mural by world renowned Lafayette muralist Robert Dafford.

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Sports

Erath second baseman Bren Faulk prepares for a pitch during the game against Fairview Thursday.

The Erath Bobcat baseball team rebounded from a tough loss against St. Charles with a 10-0 win at home against Fairview Thursday evening.

Lifestyle

Stephen Meaux

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One of Stephen Meaux’s documentaries is on crawfishing. Shown is Justin Stelly pulling in a crawfish cage during a filming.

Kaplan native and filmmaker, Stephen Meaux, embraces his roots by preserving them through documentaries.

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