In Texas, you get thrown into jail for stealing a man’s horse. In Louisiana, the same can be said for a crawfish thief.
The Louisiana State Police are noticing a trend that is disturbing to the officers who work crashes. Over the last few years, more and more children are not restrained in vehicles.

Abbeville fireman Beau Barres explains to the kids about the fire trucks.

A group of parents decided instead of  letting their children sit around the house and do nothing, they want to show them there is a world out there to see.

Abbeville fireman Beau Barres explains to the kids about the fire trucks.

St. Joseph Altar to be on display at Erath church

Fr. Bill Melancon stands by St. Joseph Altar.

ERATH - The public is invited to visit Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church’s Saint Joseph Altar on Thursday, March 19, 2015, on the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Vermilion Narcotics Unit arrests three after search


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

Keep Abbeville Beautiful discusses litter with community

Attendees of Friday’s meeting each received a T-shirt and grabber to help pick up trash.

Friday marked the anniversary of Abbeville’s incorporation in 1850.
Unfortunately a good bit of trash has been thrown on the city’s streets during the course of 165 years.

N.R. Broussard agrees to purchase Abbeville Country Club

N.R. Broussard will be the next owner of the Abbeville Country Club.

James Noel of Sunrise Realty announced this week that N. R. Broussard has entered into a purchase agreement to buy the Abbeville Country Club.

VC’s Dailey receives Presidential honor

VC teacher Reba Broussard presents Sam Dailey with his award.

You never know who will take notice of something that you have accomplished.
One local student recently received some high-ranking attention.



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.


A’xyli Zanae Nunez
A daughter, A’zyli Zanae Nunez was born Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Abbeville General Hospital to Charnisa Lenitra Nunez of Abbeville.

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