Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

After the sun has risen and established itself over the landscape of Vermilion Parish on a given day, Anne Falgout notices vehicle after vehicle heading north on Highway 167. Falgout is heading in the opposite direction, to her new office in Abbeville.

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock

The explosion that occurred Thursday afternoon on a rig about 12 miles offshore near the mouth of the Mississippi River claimed the life of Jerrel “Bubba” Hancock, 24, of Abbeville. Hancock, a graduate of Abbeville High School, leaves behind a wife and two children.
The Abbeville City Council is taking a step to review a nearly 30-year-old ordinance that makes it illegal to openly carry a gun in the city limits.

Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock


Stutes beats Harson in the DA race

Keith Stutes

LAFAYETTE — Retired prosecutor Keith Stutes ousted longtime 15th Judicial District Attorney Mike Harson on Tuesday, ending a tenure of two decades for Harson that over the past two years has been p

Two police chiefs win elections

Two police departments in Vermilion Parish will continue under the same leadership for the next four years.

Stanton Hardee wins Kaplan City Judge race

Stanton Hardee

Stanton Hardee, a former assistant district attorney, is now the new city judge in Kaplan.
Hardee beat incumbent Frank LeMoine 2,132 votes (60 percent) to 1,399 votes (40 percent).

Hulin wins district judge’s race

Laurie Hulin

Laurie Hulin made a piece of Vermilion Parish history on Tuesday night after winning the District Judge, Division G race.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes

John Thomas Wall chosen as the area March of Dimes Ambassador

Each year the March of Dimes selects families, children and celebrities whose life have been saved by their research, programs, or educational campaigns to give a face to their mission or who has a

Abbeville's Giant Omelette Celebration has foreign help

Diane Maheu, from Granby, Quebec, cracks one of many eggs that will be blended in with the other 5,029 eggs. Diane is visiting Abbeville with her husband, Francois.

It is no surprise that the Giant Omelette Celebration attracts people from all over Louisiana.



North Vermilion wide receiver Connor Dupuy (1) catches a pass across the middle of the field during the game against Jennings Friday night.

North Vermilion’s hopes of continuing a cinderella playoff run for ended at home with a 21-18 loss to the No. 11 seed Jennings Bulldogs Friday night.


Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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