After a second insurance committee meeting in seven days did not figure out a way to fix the problem of having to borrow money from the general fund, in order to pay health insurance bills, the talk quickly shifted to possibly closing schools and rezoning as a way to save the school system money.

Jaloni Rosette

A Jennings man was arrested on Monday, Oct. 12 after carjacking a Kaplan patrol unit and wrestling with an officer in an attempt to gain control of his weapon.

Jaloni Rosette

Pat LeBlanc calls a play dying a recent practice in Kaplan.

Teen found safe

Shaina Crochet

Update: teen has been located and is safe.

Abbeville Police investigate theft of mower from Stine

The three suspects load the mower on a trailer attached to a single-cab Chevrolet at Stine in Abbeville. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department at 893-2511.

The Abbeville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a Husqvarna, Zero-Turn lawn mower from Stines.

Shooting victim, Breaux, mourned in Franklin

Mayci Breaux was buried on Monday..

FRANKLIN — Hundreds of mourners filed into the Church of the Assumption this morning for the service celebrating the life of Mayci Breaux, 21, one of two women fatally shot Thursday at The Grand 16

Noel family building a community within a community in Abbeville

One day these 19 acres on the north side of Abbeville will be full of homes.

On the northern part of Abbeville along Jane Street (the old quarter mile road), there is construction taking place to create something that has never been built in Abbeville.

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.



Elijah Mitchell (left) and Scott Moore are known as Erath High's "Pony Express."


Scott Moore (left) carries the pigskin and Elijah Mitchell looks for someone to block during a recent game.

ERATH - Erath High Bobcats now have the 2015 version of the “Pony Express.”


Kristin Broussard ad Hunter Guidry

Miss Kristin Paige Broussard of Abbeville, and Mr. Hunter Gerard Guidry of Meaux, are announcing their engagement and plans to marry.

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