Ryley Hope Case

American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Vermilion Parish to be held on April 24. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Vermilion Parish will take place on April 24, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. at Kaplan High School located at 200 E. Pirate Lane Kaplan, LA 70548.
New Vermilion Parish District Attorney Keith Stutes let it be known that “fixing” tickets or “helping” with tickets are now a thing of the past, now that he is the new district attorney.

A.A. Comeaux Park has a sign that states no weapons are allowed in the park.

Did you know it is legal to bring an exposed gun into most parks in Abbeville? A person can display a .38 caliber pistol on his hip and there is nothing anyone can do. The Abbeville City Council wants to try and change that. What the person can not do is discharge a gun in the city limits. That’s against the law.

Ryley Hope Case

A.A. Comeaux Park has a sign that states no weapons are allowed in the park.

Abbeville recognizes Sellers’ 50 years

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza presents Gene Sellers with a Key to the City.

Gene Sellers opened his own engineering firm in 1965.

Abbeville recognizes Sellers’ 50 years

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza presents Gene Sellers with a Key to the City.

Gene Sellers opened his own engineering firm in 1965.

Abbeville fire department fights fire, helps stop speeder

The remains of the house on Park Avenue by Mt. Carmel.

Early Saturday morning, the Abbeville Fire Department was called to battle a fire at the 400 block of Park Avenue, across the street from Mt. Carmel Elementary.

Abbeville gun fire leads to one man being arrested

Clarence Matthews

The Abbeville Police were able to arrest one man who was allegedly seen shooting back and forth at another car Tuesday evening on Putnam Street in Abbeville.

Kaplan High got a taste if big time football recruiting

The Kaplan High coaches are with Jalen Bates when he signs.

Kaplan High has experienced college football coaches recruiting players in the past but nothing like what they went through with senior Jalen Bates.

Two Abbeville men arrested after chase

Davenport

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

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Sports

North Vermilion’s Jordan Windmon earns parish MVP honors.

North Vermilion senior Jordan Windmon was recognized as the Vermilion Parish MVP and Abbeville head coach Berwick Hamilton earned coach of the year honors in the parish.

Lifestyle

The Junior Auxiliary annual Easter egg hunt was held on Friday, March 27 at the Erath Head Start. JA Members were happy to bring this exciting event to Erath. Along with parents and teachers, the students were able to enjoy the egg hunt and enjoy a surprise visit with the Easter Bunny. This project is special, as the chapter members are able to interact with the students and see the joy that the Easter Bunny and egg hunt can bring to the students.

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Jamie Hebert, Beverly Lege, Anita Chaisson, Sara Duplechain (the bunny), Marcy Lege, Angelle Broussard, Rita Broussard

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral Services for Leslie "BB" James Bessard, (66) will be held, 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 821 1.J. Joiner Street.

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