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

Kaplan band teacher arrested

Alex Hilliard

Kaplan Police investigated allegations of improper contact between a Kaplan High School teacher and a student.

Vermilion Parish Task Force arrest five

Jaylin Veney

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion / Municipal task force recently made following arrests for drug related offenses due to undercover operations conducted withi

Erath's Dozier Elementary moves forward with purchasing iPads

Each year, Dozier Elementary’s technology committee applies for grants locally and nationally. This past fall, Dozier submitted a proposal for technology resources to be used by the students to the Erath 4th of July Association. Recently, Erath 4th of July Association President Robert B. Vincent and board members were on hand to present the grant money awarded for the submitted proposal. In the past five years, the group has donated a total of $10,700 toward Dozier Elementary’s “Eye on Tech” campaign. Pictured at the 2013-14 grant presentation are Dozier Elementary Principal Karla Toups, board member Stephanie Broussard, board president Robert B. Vincent, and board members Peggy and John Earl LeBlanc.

ERATH - When new school leaders Karla Toups and Natalie Hebert began their journey at Dozier Elementary in 2009, they sat with (part time) tech specialist Stacy Bodin to discuss the role technology

Two locals run in Boston Marathon

Jonathan Granger, a Delcambre native, completed the Boston Marathon this past Monday.

Two local runners completed the Boston Marathon on Monday and finished with impressive times.

Ag industry ‘not getting any younger’

Errol Domingues speaks to the Kiwanis Club.

Agriculture remains a vital part of Vermilion Parish, with a large portion of experienced farmers making that happen.

Burned bodies located by North Vermilion High said to be male and female

A week later the grass is still burnt where the SUV was located on fire on Claude Road. The fire occurred about 50 yards from a house.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff ‘s Department is slowly trying to piece together what occurred last week on Claude Road, a mile south of North Vermilion High School.

Maurice creates zoning map, table

The zoning map designates the entire corporate limits of Maurice as light industrial.

MAURICE — Zoning of the Village of Maurice has now taken one of its biggest steps.

Six Vermilion Parish softball teams land in playoffs

The brackets for the 2014 softball season have finally been released and for the first time in a long time six of the seven schools in Vermilion Parish are headed to the playoffs.

Erath mayor, alderman sworn into office

John Earl LeBlanc is sworn in by friend Robert Vincent. On his side are his wife Peggy, grandchildren and family members.

It is official - Erath has a new mayor and a new alderman.



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.


Stephen Meaux


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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