Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

After the sun has risen and established itself over the landscape of Vermilion Parish on a given day, Anne Falgout notices vehicle after vehicle heading north on Highway 167. Falgout is heading in the opposite direction, to her new office in Abbeville.

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock

The explosion that occurred Thursday afternoon on a rig about 12 miles offshore near the mouth of the Mississippi River claimed the life of Jerrel “Bubba” Hancock, 24, of Abbeville. Hancock, a graduate of Abbeville High School, leaves behind a wife and two children.
The Abbeville City Council is taking a step to review a nearly 30-year-old ordinance that makes it illegal to openly carry a gun in the city limits.

Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock


Still no answer as to what is causing problem at Maurice's Pelican Pointe

Haz Mat crews are searching through the Pelican Pointe building in Maurice to find what could be causing a leak.

State Police held a press conference at Pelican Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center to update the public why residents are still not allowed back to the facility as of noon on Monday.

Another leak at Maurice nursing home; residents evacuated

The Maurice Volunteer FIre Department were on scene looking for the leak.

For the second time in 48 hours, elderly residents had to be moved Sunday afternoon after the carbon monoxide alarm sounded in Pelican Pointe in Maurice.

Gas leak in Maurice nursing home; no one injured

MAURICE - With the temperature at 45 degrees outside, crews worked to get more than 100 residents of a Vermilion Parish nursing home back inside after a carbon monoxide scare.

VC takes care of Houma Christian, 54-21

VC cornerback Andre Girouard (12) tries to bring down Houma Christian quarterback Drake Battaglia.

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles had no trouble beating the Houma Christian Warriors, 54-21, in the first round of the Division IV playoffs.

Commercial fishing boat catches fire in Intracoastal City

Meaux/Nunez firefighter Joe Appling and Abbeville firefighter Trevor Brailey work to extinguish the blaze.

Fire Department from around Vermilion Parish responded Wednesday evening to a report of fire onboard a 167-foot commercial fishing vessel.



North Vermilion wide receiver Connor Dupuy (1) catches a pass across the middle of the field during the game against Jennings Friday night.

North Vermilion’s hopes of continuing a cinderella playoff run for ended at home with a 21-18 loss to the No. 11 seed Jennings Bulldogs Friday night.


Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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