Robert Crooms Jr.

Abbeville Police have arrested a man wanted in connection to the death of a Texas man.

Delcambre Mayor Pam Blakely

DELCAMBRE - The Delcambre aldermen rehired everyone in city hall and put them on a 90-day probational period to make sure they can do their job correctly. But the aldermen could not decide on who will be the town’s street commissioner.
DELCAMBRE — Finally after 10-plus years of talking about it, water meters are going to happen in 2017. The new Delcambre administration approved funding to supply water meters for commercial businesses and residents at Monday night’s meeting.

Koryn Hawthorne named Grand Marshal of Louisiana Cattle Festival Grand Parade

Koryn Hawthorne will be part of the 67th Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival.

A familiar face, and voice, will be featured in Abbeville this weekend.
Koryn Hawthorne has been selected as the 2015, 67th Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival Grand Parade Marshal and will ride in the Grand Parade on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 1 p.m.

High health insurance claims have put Vermilion Parish School Board in financial pinch

School Board Anthony Fontana explains the health insurance financial problem to members of the audience.

The Vermilion Parish School Board has a unique health insurance policy that may run them broke if they don’t stop the bleeding.
The school system is self insured up to $175,000 per claim when it comes to providing health care insurance for its employees.
What that means is that after an employee reaches his or her deductible, the school system will pay the rest of the medical bill, up to $175,000. The school system has its own health insurance plan that pays all claims that are larger than $175,000.

Vermilion Parish Narcotics Task Force arrests five

James Boudreaux

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.

Abbeville Boys & Girls Club’s Levine passes away

Roland Levine

When someone asked Roland Levine how long he had been involved with the Abbeville Boys & Girls Club, he always had one answer.
“Most of my life,” he would say.

Vermilion Parish mayors help proclaim October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Picture - From left to right Mayor John Earl LeBlance of Erath, Mayor Carroll Broussard of Delcambre, Mayor Mark Piazza of Abbeville, Mayor Wayne Theriot of Maurice, Mayor Kirk Champagne of Kaplan and Representing Mayor Chris Theriot of Gueydan is Roxanne Richard secretary. Back Row Cindy Triche and Trisha Jones Faith House Vermilion Parish Advocates. This was on Wednesday Sept. 30, 2015

Mayors from around Vermilion Parish gathered to sign a proclamation that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Tommie Rogers King of Cattle Festival

Tommie L. Rogers

Tommie L. Rogers will be honored as the King of the 67th Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival.
The event will begin Friday. The Grand Parade will be Saturday at 1 p.m.

Stolen lawn mowers recovered, arrests made

Charles “Chuck” Aubin

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Patrol Division responded to a complaint in reference to a theft that occurred at 14239 St. Elmo Road in Delcambre.
The complainant advised that a black 16’ utility trailer with a front drop gate and a rear drop gate was stolen along with three zero-turn lawn mowers. The lawn mowers were a 60” Gravely, 66” Gravely and a 32” Snapper Pro.

On first day of sugar cane hauling, car hits trailer

The front of this White Continental was destroyed when it hit the back of a sugar cane truck on La. 167 on Thursday. The driver, Christopher Meaux, 22, was flown to a hospital.

On the first day of hauling sugarcane to the mills in Iberia Parish, there was a traffic accident in Vermilion Parish that involved a sugar cane truck.

Abbeville Police cruiser involved in Park Ave. crash

The crash occurred on Park Avenue in Abbeville.

An Abbeville police officer and another driver were involved in a crash on Park Avenue near Vermilion Catholic and Mount Carmel Wednesday afternoon.

Abbey Players to perform ‘Evangeline’

These five are characters in the play “Evangeline.” In the back, standing are Evangeline played by Anne Catherine LeBlanc talking with her future husband, who is being played by Luke Nettles. Also in the picture are John Boudoin (left), Sidney Savoie and Chris Trahan.

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first Acadians into south Louisiana.

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Abbeville’s Tayla Willis (right) gets a clean block of a shot by Gueydan’s Ke’Ara Charles (13).

The Gueydan HoneyBears dodged a bullet in their opening game of the Coca-Cola VC Yuletide Tournament on Tuesday.

Lifestyle

Kiyzer Israel Marceaux
A son, Kiyzer Israel Marceaux, was born, Thursday, December 22, 2016, at Abbeville General to Kymberly Paige Marceaux of Kaplan.

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