A local family recently brought a cake as a thank you to the Abbeville Police Department.

The Savoy family brought a cake to the Abbeville Police Department Tuesday afternoon, a cake decorated with a simple message. “We Love You.”
At a committee meeting Monday evening, School Superintendent Jerome Puyau explained to the School Board members about the letter that was recently received from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. Puyau went over each recommendation the auditor wrote in the letter and explained to the board members what each one meant.

Leslie Guidry

An Abbeville woman faces charges after she allegedly waved a gun at an ARC of Vermilion bus Monday afternoon. Abbeville Police booked Leslie Guidry for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm early Tuesday morning. She turned herself in Tuesday after police issued a warrant Monday evening.

A local family recently brought a cake as a thank you to the Abbeville Police Department.

Leslie Guidry

Abbeville Police investigate phone scam, alert public

On Nov. 24, 2015, Abbeville Police Department was notified by an individual who was the victim of a scam.
The individual reported that he was notified by text message that he would receive a check in the mail. Once he received the check he was told to go and deposit the check into his checking account, keep $200.00, and to send the remaining money back to an address.

John Bel Edwards wins governor's race

John Bel Edwards

State Rep. John Bel Edwards (D) was elected the governor of Louisiana in a runoff election on Saturday, defeating U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R).
Edwards won 56 percent of the vote, with 100 percent of precincts reporting.

Kaplan's defense rises to occasion

Julius Johnson for Kaplan rushed for 120 yards this past week.

WINNFIELD - The Kaplan defense rose to the occasion more than once in the Pirates’ win over Winnfield Friday in the Class 3A second round playoff game.

Crash claims life of Abbeville man

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division responded to a vehicle crash on Boat Shop Road at 1:08 PM.

Go vote on Saturday

Saturday’s the big day.
Voters around Louisiana will decide on the next governor, as well as other top elected officials.

Task Force busts 12 in Vermilion

Brandon Benoit

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief of Police Tony Hardy, the Vermilion Parish Municipal Narcotics Task Force made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

LSN Editorial: Vitter for Governor

After studying the voting records of both candidates and gleaning as much information as we could on each candidate, we are prepared to recommend Senator David Vitter for Governor.

LSN Editorial: John Bel Edwards

Representative Alan Seabaugh, a state representative worked side by side with John Bel Edwards for five years and had this to say. Excerpts from his article are presented below.

Abbeville influences musician - Eric Adcock

Photo courtesy of Zach Smith
Eric Adcock has called Abbeville home for the last 12 years. He said the city inspires his music.

Abbeville resident Eric Adcock has been rocking alongside Roddie Romero for over 20 years.



Evan Dubois warms up before a recent 29er game.

The vacations are over and now it’s time to get back to work for the Gulf Coast Bank 29er American Legion team.


Gertie and Cap Bodin today


Parents of the groom, Francis and Emily Bodin; bride and groom, Cap and Gertie Hebert Bodin; and parents of the bride, Presley “Boni” and Lilly Hebert are pictured on June 24, 1956.

On Friday, June 24, 2016, Erath natives Larson “Cap” Bodin and the former Gertie Hebert celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

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