The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

For the next few months, doors to the Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed. The museum, located in downtown Abbeville, is undergoing renovations, work that will add some long-awaited amenities. “They are looking at four to six months for remodeling,” Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza said.

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Rayne man.   He is wanted in connection with simple burglary at a crawfish dock that occurred early Thursday morning, March 26, on Hwy. 35 south of Rayne.

Tim Guidry

After a five-year battle with cancer, Tim Guidry lost his battle Thursday morning.

The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

Tim Guidry

116-year-old Abbeville home burns

(Photo taken by Beau Barras, Abbeville Fire Department)
The front part of the house and the second story were engulfed in flames when the Abbeville Fire Department arrived Thursday morning.

A home that stood in Abbeville for 116 years is now gone.
An early morning fire destroyed the home Thursday on the corner of Charity Street and South Guegnon Street.

Kitchell Home is historical to Abbeville

This is what the Kitchell Home looked like before the fire.

The Kitchell Home is not one of the most popular historic homes in Abbeville, but the 116-year-old two-story house has plenty of history attached to it.

Neighbor smells smoke coming through her air condition unit

The back of the house is engulfed in flames.
(Photo taken by Beau Barras, Abbeville Fire Department)

Jessica Sandridge smelled smoke in her house as she laid in her bed around 1 a.m. Thursday. She got off her bed, walked around the house and saw nothing.

Abbeville High receiver more relaxed going into 2014 football season

AHS senior Celton Calais Jr. juggles catching footballs, working out and working in Kaplan this summer. Despite the hectic schedule, he would not change a thing,

It looks like Celton Calais Jr. has found a place he can call home - Abbeville High School.

Abbeville expanding city limits

The development will have lighted sidewalks along East Jane Street.

Abbeville is growing, even if it is one neighborhood development at a time.

Fire destroys car belonging to Abbeville Councilman Landry’s son

A fire destroyed the car shortly after midnight on Monday.

Fire destroyed a vehicle belonging to the son of Abbeville Councilman Wayne Landry early Monday morning.
Landry said the car went ablaze shortly after midnight on Monday.

Unemployment rates rise in Vermilion Parish

BATON ROUGE — Unemployment rates increased in Vermilion Parish from April to May, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported today.

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Erath second baseman Bren Faulk prepares for a pitch during the game against Fairview Thursday.

The Erath Bobcat baseball team rebounded from a tough loss against St. Charles with a 10-0 win at home against Fairview Thursday evening.

Lifestyle

Stephen Meaux

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One of Stephen Meaux’s documentaries is on crawfishing. Shown is Justin Stelly pulling in a crawfish cage during a filming.

Kaplan native and filmmaker, Stephen Meaux, embraces his roots by preserving them through documentaries.

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