Abbeville Police recovered evidence during the traffic stop.

On Jan. 15, 2015, at approximately 11:15 a.m., investigators with Abbeville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Franks Alley and S. Miles St. While Investigators were stopping the vehicle, they observed the front seat passenger hiding something between the seats.

William Thibodeaux

By William Thibodeaux, History columnist

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

In what is another sign that Common Core will still be a hot issue this session, despite the budget, lawmakers are saying they've been invited to the Governor's Mansion next week for an "urgent meeting" on the topic.

Abbeville Police recovered evidence during the traffic stop.

William Thibodeaux

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

Child porn charge added to Abbeville High School teacher

Nick Willis was booked into the Vermilion Parish jail on Tuesday.

After being arrested and charged with one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. last week, a new charge has been added to Abbeville High School science teacher Nick Willis.

North Vermilion’s Graham named Kiwanis Club ‘Student of the Month’

Kiwanis Club member Anita Chaisson (far left) and Kiwanis President Mike Hardy (far right) present the Student of the Month sign to North Vermilion’s Lunden Graham. North Vermilion Principal Tommy Byler joined Graham as she talked during the meeting.

Success for most student athletes comes when the right balance is found between academics and sports.



Kaplan’s Olivia Gabor signed a national letter of intent to play softball at LSU Eunice. Joining her at the signing were, from left: (sitting) parents Tim and Stacey Gabor; (standing) Kaplan principal Dr. Janet Guerinni, Kaplan coach Shay Herpin and Kaplan assistant coach Courtney Hargrave.

Not many people can say that they are joining a program that has won back-to-back national championships, but Olivia Gabor can.


Mrs. Gregg Ryan Coyle

Miss Jennifer Langlinais and Gregg Ryan Coyle were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville.


FORKED ISLAND – A Mass of Christian Burial for Thomas James Touchet, 46, will be held at 1:30PM on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church with Fr. Keith Broussard officiating.

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