It is always nice to receive a $75,000 check in the mail you were not expecting. On Monday, Vermilion Parish Tourism Executive Alison Miller saw an envelope from the BP Claims Department. Miller was no expecting anything from BP, so there was not a reason to get excited about the letter until she opened it and read it.

Shaina Crochet

Update: teen has been located and is safe.

Levy Jr.

The Abbeville Police Department investigated a single-vehicle crash on LA Hwy. 338 where a stolen vehicle went off the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn. The incident occurred on Tuesday, July 14. A juvenile passenger in the vehicle was found at the scene and transported to a Lafayette hospital.

Shaina Crochet

Levy Jr.

Abbeville 's 'Dooley' Hardy Scholarship awarded to NV student

Presenting Jared Langley with his scholarship are Det. Leland Laseter and S.P.O. Trent Guidry.

The Fraternal Order of Police John “Dooley” Hardy Memorial Lodge presented this years’ John “Dooley” Hardy Memorial Scholarship to Jared Langley of Maurice.

Abbeville's own Koryn moves on to The Voice finals

Koryn Hawthorne sings on The Voice this past Monday.

Koryn Hawthorne of Abbeville is moving on to the finals of The Voice.
Tuesday night Koryn found out America voted her as one of the four finalists on this year’s The Voice.

Driver walked away from accident north of Kaplan

The SUV flipped a couple of times and stopped in a sugar cane field.

The driver of this SUV walked away from the accident with just a scratch on his hand.
The one vehicle accident occurred Sunday afternoon on La. 13, north of Kaplan.

A mother’s Hope

Kayla Case holds her 4-year-old daughter Ryley Hope Case.

Sunday was Mother’s Day, a special day for so many families.
When Kayla and Gerald Case look into the smiling face of their 4-year-old daughter Ryley, they indeed see something special.

Abbeville will be featured tonight on The Voice

Koryn Hawthorne with her principal, Mrs. Spraggins

The Voice will feature Abbeville and Koryn Hawthorne tonight on NBC's The Voice. It starts at 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Koryn's return to Abbeville was memorable

Koryn Hawthorne on her float in Abbeville.

It’s back to work for Abbeville’s own Koryn Hawthorne after a crazy couple of days in Abbeville.

Previous Abbeville Robbery now a Homicide

The Abbeville Police Department began investigating a complaint from Abbeville General Hospital that Rickey Picard Jr. was receiving medical treatment due to a recent beating.



Owen Stutes makes a catch in the outfield for QSA.


Christen Migues beats out the throw at first base for a single against Welsh. (photo by Sadie Suire)

ERATH - The QSA 10-and-under All-Stars were in a win or go home situation Sunday afternoon in the third day of the Pony Regional Tournament.


The 2015-2016 Eagleline includes (top to bottom) Madison Hebert (Jr.), Gabrielle Davis (Fr.), Catherine Romaine (Fr.), Hannah Trahan (Soph.), Michelle Noel (Coach), Avery Hebert (Fr.), Molly Landry (Fr.), Laura Landry (Jr.),Abbey Hebert (Jr.), Bailey Mire (Fr.), Meredith David (Soph.), Madison Landry (Sr./Secretary-Treasurer), Caroline Landry (Sr./Captain), Cailin Trahan (Sr./Co-Captain), Anne-Marie Marceaux (Sr.)

The Vermilion Catholic Eagleline attended Universal Dance Association camp held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge June 22-25.


A Celebration of life will be held on Friday, July 31, 2015 at a 2:30 PM service in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille for Gertie Marie Hargrave Medus, 88, who peacefully went home to be with the

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