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

Celebrity Waiter is ‘biggest’ ever

Kaplan High students prepare to bring plates to
tables during Wednesday’s Celebrity Waiter dinner.

Organizers of the annual Celebrity Waiter have one goal each year, continue to grow the event that serves a major fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club.

Adkins brings experience as new Abbeville Wildcats football coach

Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry (left) and Gil Meaux of the Abbeville High Booster Club (right) talk with new Abbeville head football coach Gary Adkins.

With a young, incomplete coaching staff, Abbeville High Principal Ivy Landry knew what he needed in a new head football coach...experience.
Landry has found a man with plenty of it.

Cajun Culture Association crowns king and queen

Queen Betty Perkins and King Hubert Gaspard

Betty Perkins and Hubert Gaspard were crowned as the 2015 king and queen to represent the Cajun Culture Association at Woodmen of the World Hall in Maurice.

Abbeville Police still searching for youths who wrecked stolen car

The Toyota flipped and then stopped next to an electrical pole.

The Abbeville Police Department know the names of the two youths who fled the scene of a single car accident Tuesday afternoon. What they do not know is where the two young men are.

QSA 8-and-under All-Stars surprise many with second place finish

The 8-and-under All-Stars hold their sign saying they were the 2015 South Zone Baseball Super Regional Runner-Ups. They played Loreauville on Tuesday night in Youngsville. The players are (front row, left to right) Bryce Lege, Alexander “Zoobie” Marceaux, Jakarta Grogan, Jr., Jackson Trahan, Sam Mayard, Aiden Broussard; Back row (left to right) Landan Toups, Drew Dronet, Conner Gondron, Seth Leger and Logan Toups.

What a difference a year made.
A year ago this month the QSA 8-and-under All-Stars competed in the Pinto Super Region, and it did not go so well.

Abbeville police respond to crash involving stolen car

Police responded to the single-vehicle crash shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, July 14, at 12:52 p.m., officers of the Abbeville Police Department responded to La Hwy. 338 in reference to a single-vehicle crash.



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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