On Nov. 24, 2015, Abbeville Police Department was notified by an individual who was the victim of a scam.

John Bel Edwards

State Rep. John Bel Edwards (D) was elected the governor of Louisiana in a runoff election on Saturday, defeating U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R).

Julius Johnson for Kaplan rushed for 120 yards this past week.

WINNFIELD - The Kaplan defense rose to the occasion more than once in the Pirates’ win over Winnfield Friday in the Class 3A second round playoff game. Kaplan won 22-7 and will play host to No. 1 Lutcher Friday in the third round game.

John Bel Edwards

Julius Johnson for Kaplan rushed for 120 yards this past week.

Faulk says working for city of Abbeville is never dull

Kathy Faulk (left) has been with the city of Abbeville for 14 years. Along side of Faulk is Deanna Touchet, who also works for the city.

Kathy Faulk has been a devoted employee of Abbeville City Hall for the past 14 years. She is grateful to have a wonderful job, doing what she loves the most, so close to home.

Gueydan: ‘All we wanted was an apology’

Gueydan residents and students attended the school board meeting hold signs in support of keeping all Gueydan schools open.

The school board meeting room looked like a sea of red.

Murder suspect now in Vermilion Parish jail

Derrick Mitchell

A man facing murder charges in Abbeville mistakenly released from jail earlier this year is now back behind bars in Vermilion Parish.



Devren Constantine is one of VC's top four receivers. He uses his 9 1/2 inch hands to catch the football.

It is no secret that Vermilion Catholic has four of the best wide receivers in Class A. One of those receivers may have the largest hands in Class A.


On November 17, another special meeting was held at the Vermilion Council on Aging due to the resignation of Kirk Frith from the board of directors, and the termination of term limits of Dr. Powlin Manuel and Ms. Diane Ardeneaux. Dr. Manuel served on the board as treasurer and was replaced buy a new member Stan Hardee. Ms. Diane Ardeneaux served as secretary and was replaced by Ms. Sandra Marant


ERATH – A Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Roy Joseph Johnson, 80, will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, November 27, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Fr.

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