Dylan Crawford

During the past week, the Abbeville Police Department has made arrests and investigated narcotics complaints.
LAFAYETTE – Louisiana State Police Investigators continue to actively search for the remaining, wanted fugitives of the Gremlins Criminal Gang. On February 3, 2016, Investigators received reliable information Darren Carter and Travis Cooper were in the Grand Coteau area in St. Landry Parish.

Kaplan’s Julius Johnson (in black and white) is hoping to win the state title in the 182-pound weight class. He finished second last year in the same weight class.

The North Vermilion Patriots and Kaplan Pirates wrestling teams have a total of 17 wrestlers who are seeded at this weekend’s All-State Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Wrestling State at the CenturyLink in Bossier City. North Vermilion has 10 wrestlers who are seeded in 14 weight classes. Kaplan has seven.

Dylan Crawford

Kaplan’s Julius Johnson (in black and white) is hoping to win the state title in the 182-pound weight class. He finished second last year in the same weight class.

Abbeville will build on successful 2015

It is often said that time flies when you are having fun.
For the City of Abbeville, time, in this case a calender year, can pass quickly when things are going well.

Two families reunited in Abbeville after 177 years

Descendants of both Eugene Demary and his sister Leonide Demary Burling meet after 177 years of separation. They are from Left to Right: Barbara Hebert – translator of French letters, Gayle Sellers – cousin, Paula L. Williamson – cousin, Evelyn Sellers – wife of Gayle Sellers, Paul Daniel Sellers – cousin, Carol Jean Hebert – cousin, Ouida Sellers Broussard – cousin, Sister Leah Sellers – cousin, Elaine Sellers Luquette – cousin, Lois Postel – mother of Robin Postel, Charlene Sellers Bernard – cousin, Leslie Batson – Archivist who located both families after 177 years of separation, Robin Postel – cousin, Phallie Sellers – wife of Eugene Sellers, Eugene Sellers – cousin

(A Demary family reunion took 177 years to occur. It is an interesting story how the reunion came to be.

Having A Good Heart

Ruby Thibeaux is pictured with two of her foster daughters who are up for adoption, and Wyatt, a former foster child, who was successfully returned to his mother.

By Melissa Hargrave,
Correspondent

Multi-Agency investigation results in criminal indictments for Gremlins Gang

District Attorney Keith Stutes announces the indictment during a press conference Monday morning.

LAFAYETTE – Following a lengthy multi-agency investigation into criminal activity near the City of Abbeville, LSP Investigators discovered the presence of organized gang activities by the Gremlins

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Kaplan’s Julius Johnson (in black and white) is hoping to win the state title in the 182-pound weight class. He finished second last year in the same weight class.

The North Vermilion Patriots and Kaplan Pirates wrestling teams have a total of 17 wrestlers who are seeded at this weekend’s All-State Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Wrestling State at the CenturyLink in Bossi

Lifestyle

Otto Bertrand of Abbeville celebrated his 91st birthday on January 31st at his home with family and friends. Everyone enjoyed cake and ice cream for the party. He is married to Neila Bertrand.

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