LAFAYETTE – Louisiana State Police Investigators continue to actively search for the remaining, wanted fugitives of the Gremlins Criminal Gang. On February 3, 2016, Investigators received reliable information Darren Carter and Travis Cooper were in the Grand Coteau area in St. Landry Parish.

Kaplan’s Julius Johnson (in black and white) is hoping to win the state title in the 182-pound weight class. He finished second last year in the same weight class.

The North Vermilion Patriots and Kaplan Pirates wrestling teams have a total of 17 wrestlers who are seeded at this weekend’s All-State Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Wrestling State at the CenturyLink in Bossier City. North Vermilion has 10 wrestlers who are seeded in 14 weight classes. Kaplan has seven.

Clarence Mitchell Jr.

An Abbeville Police Officer avoided injury and made a successful arrest after a man tried to stab him with a pair of scissors. Clarence Mitchell Jr., 55, of Abbeville faces multiple charges as a result of the incident.

Kaplan’s Julius Johnson (in black and white) is hoping to win the state title in the 182-pound weight class. He finished second last year in the same weight class.

Clarence Mitchell Jr.

Exporting Rice In Intracoastal City

Jimmy Richard (right), who knows a lot about rice, teamed with Bubba Broussard (left) of Broussard Brothers, who knows a lot about loading barges, to create B&R Bulk Loading” out of Intracoastal City. They watch rice being loaded on the barge Wednesday morning.

First came the oil field, then the shrimping industry moved in to Intracoastal City. Now, there is a new industry that is thriving and few would have thought it was possible.

Abbeville Arrest Report: April 19-28

Anthony Joseph Bertrand
(Male)
DOB: 2/4/1986
Charge: Peeping Tom

Brannon Joseph Breaux
(Male)
DOB: 2/24/1984
Charge: Theft By Shoplifting

VC hits five doubles in first round playoff victory

Cade Boudreaux had two doubles and knocked in four RBIs for VC.

The No. 13 seed Vermilion Catholic hit a season-high five doubles that brought in seven RBIs en route to a 9-3 first-round victory over No. 20 seed East Beauregard on Thursday.

May Festival begins this weekend

May Fest begins this weekend.

The May Festival may be a yearly fundraiser for Mt. Carmel Elementary and Vermilion Catholic, but it is also a chance for families to have fun.

A race to find a cure for little Kennedy

Despite the threatening rain storms, Kennedy Thompson’s Family Fun Day was an outstanding success. The event was held Saturday, April 18, at the Gueydan Duck Festival Grounds. Organizing and attending the event are from left, Eric Thompson, Kennedy Thompson, Jennifer Thompson, Eli Edwards, Edwin Edwards, Trina Edwards and Logan Fournerat.

GUEYDAN - The race to find a cure to a terminal decease can mean life or death for so many and is often considered a race to the finish.

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Kaplan’s Julius Johnson (in black and white) is hoping to win the state title in the 182-pound weight class. He finished second last year in the same weight class.

The North Vermilion Patriots and Kaplan Pirates wrestling teams have a total of 17 wrestlers who are seeded at this weekend’s All-State Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Wrestling State at the CenturyLink in Bossi

Lifestyle

Otto Bertrand of Abbeville celebrated his 91st birthday on January 31st at his home with family and friends. Everyone enjoyed cake and ice cream for the party. He is married to Neila Bertrand.

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