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.

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.

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. 14 between Abbeville and Kaplan. First, the good news. The State Police issued a handful of citations but no DWI arrests were made.

Koryn Hawthorne

Koryn Hawthorne

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

Toby Walker to run for sheriff in Vermilion Parish

Toby Walker

Toby Walker announces that he is campaigning for the office of Sheriff in Vermilion Parish. Toby was born and raised in New Iberia and is a 1988 graduate of New Iberia Senior High School.

Vermilion’s Armentor among LSU AgCenter experts recognized at recent state meeting

Award winners at the Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences were: Carolyn Robinson, agent in East Carroll Parish, Continued Excellence Award; Shatonia McCarthy, area nutrition agent in Calcasieu Parish, the Betty Jane Fairchild Award; Mandy Armentor, LEAFCS president; Cathy Agan, nutrition agent in Quachita Parish, the School Wellness Award; Robin Landry, nutrition agent in Assumption Parish, the Maxine Reeves Award. (Photo by Johnny Morgan)

VIDALIA – Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences members presented awards and introduced the 2014-2015 officers during their annual meeting in Vidalia on May 7-9.

Gueydan police officer arrested by Sheriff's Office

Kendal Primeaux

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, a Gueydan police officer has been arrested for Unauthorized Use of an “Access Card” and Malfeasance in Office.

Two Vermilion Parish natives named UL Lafayette Outstanding graduates

Eight students will be honored as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association's Outstanding Graduates during Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday. The Outstanding Graduates, one from each of eight academic colleges, are shown with Dr. Joseph Savoie, president of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (left), Dr. Michael Judice, president of the UL Lafayette Alumni Association executive board (middle) and Dr. James Henderson, UL Lafayette Provost. The graduates, from left to right, are: Meredith Boustany, Matthew Hartley, Kristy Langlinais, Kristen Armstrong, Maria Rachal, Jacob Broussard, Kacie Breaux, and Peyton Hargrave.

Eight students, including two from Vermilion Parish, will be honored during Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association’s Outstanding Graduate

Abbeville man captures big snapping turtle

Victor Senegal holds a large alligator snapping turtle he wrestled with and then loaded into the back of his truck.

Victor J. Senegal is no stranger to catching turtles.
“I work in the cane fields, and I find turtles all of the time,” Senegal said. “I found one the other day.”

Counterfeit bills surfacing in Kaplan

Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams reports the police department has been receiving numerous calls in the last two weeks due to complaints of counterfeit money

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Sports

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.

Lifestyle

The grounds are a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation with an advanced bird habitat certification.

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The home of Lauren Daspit and Steve Montgomery is situated on approximately two acres with landscape design and labor done by homeowners; a parterre vegetable garden; a semi-formal landscaping; a small fishing pond; a courtyard; four porches and multiple sitting areas to view yard; multiple arbors; topiaries and garden art.

Spring is in the air and the Abbeville Garden Club is preparing for the annual Abbeville Garden Tour.
This relaxing stroll will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

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