Kaplan Police is asking public's help in identifying this man.

Kaplan Police are looking for a person in regards to a theft of equipment from a business which occurred in the City of Kaplan. Chief of Police Boyd Adams is asking for help from the citizens to identify this man. If anyone has information on his identity, please call Kaplan Police at 643-8600.
According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, one person has been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center Monday in connection to an early morning shooting that left one person dead.
An Abbeville mother is grateful her family was not injured after a large tree fell on her mobile home Thursday night. Savannah Broussard with her two children and a friend heard the winds picking up while watching television.

Kaplan Police is asking public's help in identifying this man.

Abbeville will build on successful 2015

It is often said that time flies when you are having fun.
For the City of Abbeville, time, in this case a calender year, can pass quickly when things are going well.

Two families reunited in Abbeville after 177 years

Descendants of both Eugene Demary and his sister Leonide Demary Burling meet after 177 years of separation. They are from Left to Right: Barbara Hebert – translator of French letters, Gayle Sellers – cousin, Paula L. Williamson – cousin, Evelyn Sellers – wife of Gayle Sellers, Paul Daniel Sellers – cousin, Carol Jean Hebert – cousin, Ouida Sellers Broussard – cousin, Sister Leah Sellers – cousin, Elaine Sellers Luquette – cousin, Lois Postel – mother of Robin Postel, Charlene Sellers Bernard – cousin, Leslie Batson – Archivist who located both families after 177 years of separation, Robin Postel – cousin, Phallie Sellers – wife of Eugene Sellers, Eugene Sellers – cousin

(A Demary family reunion took 177 years to occur. It is an interesting story how the reunion came to be.

Having A Good Heart

Ruby Thibeaux is pictured with two of her foster daughters who are up for adoption, and Wyatt, a former foster child, who was successfully returned to his mother.

By Melissa Hargrave,

Multi-Agency investigation results in criminal indictments for Gremlins Gang

District Attorney Keith Stutes announces the indictment during a press conference Monday morning.

LAFAYETTE – Following a lengthy multi-agency investigation into criminal activity near the City of Abbeville, LSP Investigators discovered the presence of organized gang activities by the Gremlins



Claire Meyers signs on the dotted line and will now be a Ragin Cajun track athlete. In the photo with her are her father Kevin and mother Monica. Her track coaches Mya Touchet and Casey Meador.

Claire Meyers will continue the Meyers family tradition of playing sports for the UL-Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.


Tatum Ariel Shipley and Bailee Zhanae Irvine were the recipients of NAUW-Vermilion Region Branch scholarships. Presenting the $500 scholarships were Ella Taylor and Bridget Winters. (l-r) Ena Darby, parent; Tatum Ariel Shipley; Bridget Winters; Ella Taylor; Bailey Zhanae Irvine and Tracey Irvine, parent.

The National Association of University Women - Vermilion Region Branch, has again awarded scholarships to two Vermilion Parish graduates.

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