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

Maurice officials propose rededication of 1975 sales tax

The proposed rededication of the 1975 sales tax would allow Maurice to build a fund for capital improvements, which includes road repairs.

MAURICE — The Village of Maurice has collected a sales tax for sewer and water improvements for decades, but currently collects nothing dedicated to enhancing roads.

Abbeville has a top LSU grad

Photo by Margo Jolet
Caroline Broussard

BATON ROUGE – Caroline Broussard of Abbeville is one of the Tiger Twelve Class of 2015.

State Police has DWI check point on La. 14 Friday night

The State Trooper makes this driver take a balance test after he admitted he consumed alcohol.

There is good news and bad news when it comes to why the Louisiana State Police were in Vermilion Parish Friday night and into Saturday morning conducting a “No Refusal Check Point” on La.

DWI checkpoint planned for Vermilion Parish

In an effort to combat impaired driving in our area, Louisiana State Police Troop I plans to conduct a DWI “No Refusal” checkpoint on Friday, April 24, 2015, from approximately 9:00 p.m.



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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