Herbie Schilling, left, president and chairman of Schilling Distributing Company, Inc. shakes hands with Dr. Joseph Savoie, right, UL Lafayette President as Wayne Elmore, middle, past chairman of the RCAF board, looks on after signing a $1 million spo

LAFAYETTE - Schilling Distributing Company loves sporting events, tailgating and other activities that bring people together. In its latest community venture, Schilling is now the official beer distributor of Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics.

Scott Arceneaux

Abbeville Police arrested three and issued more than a dozen citations during a checkpoint that began Saturday night. The Abbeville Police Department conducted the sobriety checkpoint from 9 p.m. on Saturday to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Police set up the checkpoint on U.S. Hwy. 167 in front of Courtesy Motors.

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

A little star was born Friday night for the Abbeville Wildcats. That little star is junior Jose Pedroza. Pedroza had a hand in Abbeville’s three touchdowns and came up with a big defensive hit for the Wildcats in their 21-6 jamboree victory over the North Vermilion Patriots. It was also his first varsity start.

Herbie Schilling, left, president and chairman of Schilling Distributing Company, Inc. shakes hands with Dr. Joseph Savoie, right, UL Lafayette President as Wayne Elmore, middle, past chairman of the RCAF board, looks on after signing a $1 million spo

Scott Arceneaux

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

Schilling gives $1 million for UL sponsorship

Herbie Schilling, left, president and chairman of Schilling Distributing Company, Inc. shakes hands with Dr. Joseph Savoie, right, UL Lafayette President as Wayne Elmore, middle, past chairman of the RCAF board, looks on after signing a $1 million spo

LAFAYETTE - Schilling Distributing Company loves sporting events, tailgating and other activities that bring people together.

A Small Star Was Born For Abbeville Wildcats

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

A little star was born Friday night for the Abbeville Wildcats.
That little star is junior Jose Pedroza.

Trahans recall road home

Paul (son), Cheryl & David Trahan

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita approaching, the Abbeville Meridional continues our series of articles with David and Cheryl Trahan’s recount of the storm.

29-year-old truck found in Vermilion River

An Abbeville fireman washes the mud off the truck.

After about 60 minutes of pulling it across the dock on Friday around 4:45 p.m., Truman Abshire's Wrecker Service managed to pull the old muddy truck out of the Vermilion River and onto the dock ne

Abbeville police seize mobile home

The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

The Abbeville Police have warned the owner of the property at 700 E. Oak Street, off Graceland Avenue to stop the criminal activity on the property or else.

Narcotics Task Force brings in three

Burns

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion Narcotics Task Force Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Rep. Hensgens receives high marks from multiple groups

Rep. Hensgens

Many Associations around Louisiana have published their 2015 legislator report cards, and State Representative Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville, has received high marks and recognition from several.

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Sports

Blaire Broussard (1) and Spence Boudreaux (40) are two freshmen for the Gueydan Bears, who are expected to get playing time this Friday in their home opener. (Photo by Beverly Vincent)

Not many teams in the area are going to start as many freshmen as the Gueydan Bears will on Friday night.

Lifestyle

Rosalee Mae Toups
A daughter, Rosalee Mae Toups, was born August, 4, 2015, at Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Mr. and and Mrs. Ted Toups.
Mrs. Toups is the former Megan Dubois.

Obituaries

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Gertie Miguez Broussard, age 85, at 3:00 pm Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Fr.

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