The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

For the next few months, doors to the Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed. The museum, located in downtown Abbeville, is undergoing renovations, work that will add some long-awaited amenities. “They are looking at four to six months for remodeling,” Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza said.

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Rayne man.   He is wanted in connection with simple burglary at a crawfish dock that occurred early Thursday morning, March 26, on Hwy. 35 south of Rayne.

Tim Guidry

After a five-year battle with cancer, Tim Guidry lost his battle Thursday morning.

The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

Tim Guidry

Jazzing Up Cafeteria Food

Ruth Berry of Erath High works along side Celebrity Chef Holly Clegg during Tuesday’s program. Clegg was at Abbeville High School to teach school cooks on ways to make meals more tastier. Today she will be at North Vermilion High School to show school cooks how to jazz up school meals.

One way to try and make school cafeteria food tastier is to bring in a top-notch chef to jazz it up.
The Vermilion Parish School District is doing exactly that.

Two boat launches in Vermilion recognized

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza (in red jacket) and the Abbeville Harbor and Terminal District President Tim Creswell cut the grand opening ribbon at the Abbeville Boat launch on Tuesday morning. The boat launch is located next to the La. 14 Bypass Bridge coming into Abbeville. City, parish and state officials were on hand for the ribbon cutting.

Two Vermilion Parish public boat launches were recognized Tuesday morning by officials who had a part in building them.

Teen gets 40-year sentence in man’s death

Reco Antonio Davis

Judge Edward Broussard recently sentenced Reco Antonio Davis in connection to the death that occurred three years ago of a man in Abbeville.

Do judges run the Vermilion Parish courthouse?

The Vermilion Parish Courthouse in downtown Abbeville. Photo courtesy of

Some Vermilion Parish Police Jurors want to know who runs the courthouse? Is it the police jury or is it the judges of the 15th Judicial District?

Vermilion Tourist Commission wins ‘Outstanding’ award

Vermilion Tourism Director Alison Miller shows off the award.

The Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission has been named one of the most Outstanding Tourist Commission in 2014 at the LOUEY Awards Luncheon held Wednesday, January 28, at Cypress Bend Resort in Many

Cyber Bullying issue for students

There is a new type of bullying taking place in our schools that most parents have never been through. It’s called cyber bullying or Internet bullying.

Abbeville Police find stolen gun, drugs during traffic stop

Abbeville Police recovered evidence during the traffic stop.

On Jan. 15, 2015, at approximately 11:15 a.m., investigators with Abbeville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Franks Alley and S. Miles St.

Vermilion State Rep. Drafts Common Core Opt-Out Bill

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

In what is another sign that Common Core will still be a hot issue this session, despite the budget, lawmakers are saying they've been invited to the Governor's Mansion next week for an "urgent m



Erath second baseman Bren Faulk prepares for a pitch during the game against Fairview Thursday.

The Erath Bobcat baseball team rebounded from a tough loss against St. Charles with a 10-0 win at home against Fairview Thursday evening.


Stephen Meaux


One of Stephen Meaux’s documentaries is on crawfishing. Shown is Justin Stelly pulling in a crawfish cage during a filming.

Kaplan native and filmmaker, Stephen Meaux, embraces his roots by preserving them through documentaries.

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