Lt. Joseph Boneski spent 25 years with the Abbeville Police Department.

Joseph Boneski II sits at the desk in his office at the Abbeville Police Department Thursday afternoon. It’s a space Lt. Boneski has spent much of his time in recent years. On this Thursday afternoon in late July, it’s his for only a couple of more hours.

Delcambre Port Director Wendell Verret, third from left, accepts the Spirit of Community Award on behalf of the Town of Delcambre during the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla. Other members of the Climate Community of Practice from Louisiana congratulating the town include Nicole Love of The Nature Conservancy, left, Jennifer Gerbasi from Terrebonne Parish Planning and Zoning, Lauren Land and Dianne Lindstedt of Louisiana Sea Grant, Henri Boulet of Louisiana 1 Coalition, Jim Wilkins, Melissa Daigle and Katie Lea of Louisiana Sea Grant.

DELCAMBRE - The town of Delcambre has been recognized for its efforts in planning for a changing climate.

Sheriff Mike Couvillon

Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon’s purchase of a home at a Vermilion Parish Sheriff Sale in 2014 violated a state law, according to the Louisiana Board of Ethics. Couvillon could be fined as much as $10,000 by the Ethics Board.

Lt. Joseph Boneski spent 25 years with the Abbeville Police Department.

Delcambre Port Director Wendell Verret, third from left, accepts the Spirit of Community Award on behalf of the Town of Delcambre during the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla. Other members of the Climate Community of Practice from Louisiana congratulating the town include Nicole Love of The Nature Conservancy, left, Jennifer Gerbasi from Terrebonne Parish Planning and Zoning, Lauren Land and Dianne Lindstedt of Louisiana Sea Grant, Henri Boulet of Louisiana 1 Coalition, Jim Wilkins, Melissa Daigle and Katie Lea of Louisiana Sea Grant.

Sheriff Mike Couvillon

IRS phone scam circulating in Abbeville

The Abbeville Police Department has received multiple complaints from citizens who stated that they have received phone calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS.

Vermilion's QSA All-Stars finish 5th in Pinto World Series

The 8-and-under QSA All-Stars take a photo a home plate after the loss on Friday.

YOUNGSVILLE - It was not how the QSA 8-and-under All-Stars planned to end their run at a World Series title, but when it was over, it turned out to be a heck of a run.

Victims, shooter identified in Lafayette movie theater shooting

John Russell Houser has been identified as the shooter.

LAFAYETTE — At approximately 7:30 pm on July 23, 2015 first responders from Louisiana State Police Troop I, the Lafayette Police Department, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcem

Councilman expresses concern for Abbeville’s street crew

Wilton Levine (left) and Michael Wiltz work Thursday morning on Lyman Street in Abbeville.

The highs have hovered around the mid 90s with the heat index pushing well above triple digits.
Needless to say, it’s hot outside.

Three Abbeville workers escape injuries after truck flips

The city truck is up side down with the trailer a mini-excavator upright. The workers crawled out of the truck.

Three Abbeville workers escaped injuries after the city truck they were in flipped upside down due to a shift in weight caused by the hauling of a mini- excavator late Wednesday.

Three Louisiana Jockeys Arrested in Horse Racing Investigation

LeSean Conyers

Opelousas, LA- Following an extensive investigation by the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division, three Louisiana horse jockeys have been arrested and charged for their roles in an all

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Sports

Owen Stutes makes a catch in the outfield for QSA.

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Christen Migues beats out the throw at first base for a single against Welsh. (photo by Sadie Suire)

ERATH - The QSA 10-and-under All-Stars were in a win or go home situation Sunday afternoon in the third day of the Pony Regional Tournament.

Lifestyle

The 2015-2016 Eagleline includes (top to bottom) Madison Hebert (Jr.), Gabrielle Davis (Fr.), Catherine Romaine (Fr.), Hannah Trahan (Soph.), Michelle Noel (Coach), Avery Hebert (Fr.), Molly Landry (Fr.), Laura Landry (Jr.),Abbey Hebert (Jr.), Bailey Mire (Fr.), Meredith David (Soph.), Madison Landry (Sr./Secretary-Treasurer), Caroline Landry (Sr./Captain), Cailin Trahan (Sr./Co-Captain), Anne-Marie Marceaux (Sr.)

The Vermilion Catholic Eagleline attended Universal Dance Association camp held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge June 22-25.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Rev. Riley “Chili” Graham, 65, will be at 4:00 PM Monday August 3, 2015 in David Funeral Home of Abbeville with Rev. Sam Brooks officiating.

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