The Police Jury wants to improve ambulance response times in Vermilion Parish.

Several business leaders attended the regional meeting for Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment.

LAFAYETTE — How exactly new revenue is generated to help improve the state’s transportation infrastructure remains open for discussion. However that comes about, officials agree new revenue in that area is critical to move the state forward. The state’s top elected official is pushing for ideas to help make that happen.

Ross Granger

ERATH - Erath High recently named 2015 graduate Ross Granger as their 2016 Homecoming Grand Marshal. The parade is Friday.

Several business leaders attended the regional meeting for Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment.

Ross Granger

Weldon Granger named King of Cattle Festival

Weldon Granger

Weldon Granger has been named the King of the 68th Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival.
The event will take place in Abbeville from Oct. 13-16.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Sept. 9-19

Marshall R. Davenport Jr.
DOB: 9/20/1975
Charge: Aggravated Assault With a Firearm
Charge: Possession of Firearm or Carry Concealed Weapon By Convicted Felon

Erath mourns loss of Police Chief Hebert

People close to Chief Gerald Hebert said he served as Police Chief with a love for the community.

ERATH — Perhaps the best confirmation of a person’s character is when that person is fully embraced by a small town that is not his or her own.

No flood insurance on Vermilion Parish LSU Ag Building

The AgCenter building had two feet of water inside after the flood on Aug. 13.

The Vermilion Parish Police Jury learned that it may be longer than expected before flood damaged repairs can begin on the LSU Ag Center Office in Abbeville and constructing a new $1 million bui



Channing Spears rushed for 72 yards for Abbeville.

Abbeville High interim head football coach Kevin Kern is still scratching his head trying to figure out what is wrong with the Wildcats.


The winners in the Miss (17-23 year old) Division were (left to right) Brooke Comeaux, 3rd Runner Up; Gabrielle Guilbeau, 4th Runner Up; Ashlee Guilbeau, 2015 LA Cattle Festival Queen; Victoria Roussel, 2016 LA Cattle Festival Queen and Photogenic; Kali Dore, 1st Runner Up; Emily Husband, 2nd Runner Up and Shelby Santaigo, Miss Congenialty.


The winners in the Teen (14-16 Year old) Division were Courtlyn Johnson, 2nd Runner Up; Maci Bergeron, 1st Runner Up and Photogenic; Payton Broussard, 2016 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queenand Cassie Aloisio-2015 LA Teen Cattle Festival Queen.


Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 30, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Lafayette, LA for Nelwyn McWilliams Musumeche, 78, a longtime resident of Lafayette who passed awa

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