The front of the new Riverfront.

Three and a half years after a fire completely destroyed their business, Riverfront Restaurant is fully back. The doors of the new restaurant will be open Monday for lunch and supper. It is located on Park Avenue, along the side of the Vermilion River, across the street from Vermilion Catholic High School.

Rylan Guidry, Laila Breaux and Avery Besson (L-R) finished as the top three at Thursday’s Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Like most successful companies, Dow Chemical is always looking for what will help continue that success in the future. That future was on display Thursday night at Abbeville High School, as 31 middle school students from around Vermilion Parish competed in the second Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with the Abbeville Kiwanis Club members about the state budget.

Rep. Blake Miguez is not in love with the idea that Gov. John Bel Edwards has come up with as a way to balance the state budget. One of Gov. Edward’s plan is to increase the state’s 4-cent sales tax by a penny, and bring in $216 million more for the fiscal year that ends June 30.

The front of the new Riverfront.

Rylan Guidry, Laila Breaux and Avery Besson (L-R) finished as the top three at Thursday’s Dow Vermilion Parish You Be the Chemist Challenge.

Rep. Blake Miguez talks with the Abbeville Kiwanis Club members about the state budget.

TOPS Changing?

Rep. Bob Hensgens (left) and Rep. Blake Miguez talks with NV Civic Class on Thursday.

If you have a child in high school today, you may want to brace yourself for possible changes to TOPS, according two Vermilion Parish legislators.

Four stopped by Vermilion Narcotics Task Force

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According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

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.

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Sports

The Erath Lady Bobcats soccer team will play a second round playoff game on Wednesday.

The Erath Lady Bobcats are heading to Baton Rouge Wednesday to take on the defending State Champions - University Lab - in the second round of the soccer playoffs.

Lifestyle

Otto Bertrand of Abbeville celebrated his 91st birthday on January 31st at his home with family and friends. Everyone enjoyed cake and ice cream for the party. He is married to Neila Bertrand.

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