James Harber

James Harber remains in the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center with a bond set at more than $4.6 million. Harber is accused of rape involving juveniles. Abbeville Police arrested him on April 26. Harber, 31, faced a bond hearing Tuesday afternoon. District Judge Laurie Hulin set the total bond at $4,675,000.

Sondra Evans

An Abbeville woman arrested last year in connection to the operation of a meth lab in the city has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Judge Laurie Hulin handed down a 12-year sentence of hard labor to Sondra Evans, 50, last Thursday.

Lt. Jason Hebert

Long-time Abbeville Police Officer Lt. Jason Hebert was arrested by the Louisiana State Police Tuesday afternoon and charged with simple battery for something that allegedly happened in April while he was off duty.

James Harber

Sondra Evans

Lt. Jason Hebert

Remembering Sonny Mouton

I’ve known many people who opposed Sonny Mouton politically, but I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like him.

Stork brings Kaplan couple huge surprise

Little Brooks Major Hebert was born exactly 30 days after his mother found out she was pregnant.

Most couples usually have up to 40 weeks to prepare for a new addition to their family.

Abbeville wins Clean City contest

Seated LGCF District III Director- Ruth Delhomme, Georgie Petitjean, Cleanest City District Judge, Mayor Mark Piazza, Kathy Tell, Jennifer Granger, Cleanest City Contest District Judges.Standing: Gwen Lanoux, Abbeville Garden Club, Francis Touchet, Francis Plaisance, Brady Broussard,Jr., Councilmen Sandra Creswell,Liz Gremillion, Patsy Hebert, members of the Abbeville Garden Club.

After taking a year off from competition, the City of Abbeville made a return to the Cleanest City Contest in a big way, by winning the district title.

State Fire Marshal investigating possible arson in Abbeville

The home is located on Graceland Avenue, near the corner of St. Peter Avenue in Abbeville. Investigators are working the fire as an arson case, according to State Fire Marshal Butch Browning.

Members of the Abbeville Fire Department responded to a fire on Graceland Avenue early Wednesday morning.

More than 600 attend Vermilion Job Fair

More than 600 job seekers attended the four-hour job fair.

People looking for jobs took a positive step Wednesday in making that a reality.



Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats and University High volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but Erath came out on top for a 10-6 win.


Jacob Alexander Chreene
A son, Jacob Alexander Chreene, was born April 12, 2016, at Women’s and Children’s to Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Chreene of Abbeville.

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