Abbeville city workers cut a heavy branch that fell on a small bridge on West Oak Street.

Monday morning Vermilion Parish residents had to deal with a fast moving storm that caused some damage throughout the parish. Residents west of North Vermilion High School are expected to be without power for the rest of day.
According to the Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Jerome Puyau, Cecil Picard Elementary will be closing at noon today because of partial electricity in the school. The phone announcement to all Cecil Picard parents is expected to go out anytime.

Koryn Hawthorne

As Koryn Hawthorne on “The Voice” continues to win, so does Abbeville. Koryn, who is from Abbeville, has reached the final 8 on the NBC singing show, “The Voice.” The name “Abbeville” is said at least four times each night when Koryn is introduced and is finished singing.

Abbeville city workers cut a heavy branch that fell on a small bridge on West Oak Street.

Koryn Hawthorne

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Abbeville Arrest Report: May 19-27

Randel Pawl Adams
DOB: 4/21/1983
Charge: Disturbing the Peace By Loud and Profane Language
Charge: Misrepresentation During Booking

Abbeville's Janice Desormeaux Stakes tells her cancer story

Top row left to right — Kay Clostio (daughter), Mel Stakes (granddaughter), Ann Claire Breaux (niece), Kim Luquette (daughter) Bottom row left to right — Ellen Desormeaux (mother), Mary Breaux (sister), Janice Stakes (survivor), Karen Ayo (sister).

In honor of National Cancer Survivor Day, Janice Stakes has been chosen to represent cancer survivors in Vermilion Parish.

Daylily Festival set for Saturday in downtown Abbeville

The Daylily Festival and Garden Show will kick off Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in Magdalen Square in downtown Abbeville.

Rain or shine, Magdalen Square in downtown Abbeville will be filled with the color that has become common to this time of year.



Morgan Harrington and the Lady Patriots advance in the playoffs.

LEROY- The North Vermilion Lady Patriots advanced to the second round of the Class 3A softball playoffs after a 6-2 win at home against Church Point Tuesday.


Pat and Becky Donuhue’s garden displays brilliant red knock-out roses bordering the front and side of the lovely 1898 Victorian home. Pink drift roses and miniature bottlebrush shrubs showcase the brick circular drive and entrance.


The beautifully landscaped courtyard is highlighted with a lovely pool as well as a covered patio and outdoor kitchen featuring a pond complete with comment fish and water lilies surrounded by colorful tropical hibiscus, bougainvilleas, and bird of paradise plants.


Other plants featured in the extensive landscaping are azaleas, palm trees, Shishi camellias, yesterday, today and tomorrow shrubs, sweet bay magnolias, American holly, Japanese magnolias as well as a variety of daylilies.


Abbeville – Funeral Services for Mrs. Mary Lynn Miguez Suire, 80, will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, April 27, 2015 at David Funeral home Chapel of Abbeville with Fr. Kendal Faulk officiating.

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Abbeville, LA 70511
Phone: 337-893-4223
Fax: 337-898-9022

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