The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

The Abbeville Police have warned the owner of the property at 700 E. Oak Street, off Graceland Avenue to stop the criminal activity on the property or else. Well, the criminal activity allegedly continued and the Abbeville Police enforced the “or else.”
More than 80 people gathered Tuesday evening in Abbeville with the goal to devise steps to answer growing concerns with crime. City officials met with residents at Visions of Hope, located in the old Herod High School building.
With big elections slated for October, Vermilion Parish is peppered with political signs at the moment. Unfortunately for some candidates, there are not as many signs as originally intended.

The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

Simons from Forked Island remember Hurricane RIta

Conrad and Yvonne Simon stand on the porch of the their new home.

On Sept. 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita made landfall in the extreme portion of southwest Louisiana between Sabine Pass and Holly Beach.

2 school board members vote ‘no’ against new budget

Laura LeBeouf voted against taking $2.3 million out of the reserve to balance the budget.

Two Vermilion Parish School Board members did not approve the new proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

Major Crime Task Force created

Local law enforcement now has a new method of attacking major crimes in Abbeville.

Upcoming golf tournament continues Links des Pink’s ‘Fight’ against cancer

Nicky Stansbury, owner of La Palmera Spa, recently made a donation to Links des Pink. Shown (L-R) Kathy Cormier, Nicky Stansbury, Vicky Foreman and LaNell Melancon.

Since its inception in 2008, the Links des Pink “Golf To Fight Cancer” tournament has helped raise more than $130,000 for the battle.

Health Expo this Friday in Abbeville

The start of the new year is still months away, but this week is the perfect time to make a resolution to become heathier.

Family visits Cecil Picard Library in Lafayette

Gerry Picard LeBlanc, Cecil’s sister, and his son Tyron Picard read the walls and look at the pictures in the Cecil Picard Library located in the Picard Center in Lafayette. The two read about the accomplishments of Cecil J. Picard of Maurice.

Gerry Picard LeBlanc and Tyron Picard walked through the Cecil J. Picard Library located in the Picard Center in Lafayette and it was like seeing Cecil Picard all over again.

Chase ends in sugarcane field

The chase ended in a sugarcane field north of Erath.

At approximately 9:50 a.m. on Aug. 17, Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a complaint that two male subjects were beating a female in the middle of Woodlawn Road near Maurice.

20 Years Later

Attending the 20-year reunion were a handful of players and three coaches. It was 20 years this week the team won the World Series. The winning trophy has been at Coach Jesse Faulk’s home for the last 20 years. In the picture are (front row, left to right) assistant coach Buddy Cabrol, Kelly Richard Jr., Byron Dozier, and Chris Bertrand. In the back row (l to r) are Hayden Neveaux, assistant coach Darren Duhon, head coach Jesse Faulk, Eric Toups and Ryan Meaux. (Missing in the photo is Steffan Primeaux, who was there but had to leave).

Twenty years almost to the date, a group of 12 year old boys made Vermilion Parish proud by winning the 11 & 12-year-old Bambino World Series at Sellers Field in Abbeville.




The 2014 La. Cattle Festival royalty will be giving up their crown next month.

The Louisiana Cattle Festival is in search of young ladies of all ages and young men ages 0-4 to enter their pageants to be held on September 12 and 13, 2015 at the Abbeville High Auditorium.

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