Members of the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department and the Abbeville Woodmen of the World salute the flag that will now honor Allen Bares Jr.

More than a month after losing Allen Bares Jr., members of the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department continue to honor their fallen brother. The Abbeville Woodmen of the World, Chapter 7, joined the members of the VPSO Thursday morning during a ceremony to replace the flag in front of the parish jail.
One way to force a company into getting better at picking up garbage cans in Vermilion Parish is to hit them in the pocket book. Since March, Progressive Waste Solutions has been picking up garbage cans throughout Vermilion Parish. The Police Jury sold its garbage trucks and trash cans to Progressive Waste Solutions.

Construction is still being done at North Vermilion Middle with three weeks to go before school begins.

North Vermilion Middle School parents and students learned Tuesday night that their brand new middle school will not be ready in time for when school starts on Aug. 11 in Vermilion Parish.

Members of the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department and the Abbeville Woodmen of the World salute the flag that will now honor Allen Bares Jr.

Construction is still being done at North Vermilion Middle with three weeks to go before school begins.

Abbeville High receiver more relaxed going into 2014 football season

AHS senior Celton Calais Jr. juggles catching footballs, working out and working in Kaplan this summer. Despite the hectic schedule, he would not change a thing,

It looks like Celton Calais Jr. has found a place he can call home - Abbeville High School.

Abbeville expanding city limits

The development will have lighted sidewalks along East Jane Street.

Abbeville is growing, even if it is one neighborhood development at a time.

Fire destroys car belonging to Abbeville Councilman Landry’s son

A fire destroyed the car shortly after midnight on Monday.

Fire destroyed a vehicle belonging to the son of Abbeville Councilman Wayne Landry early Monday morning.
Landry said the car went ablaze shortly after midnight on Monday.

Unemployment rates rise in Vermilion Parish

BATON ROUGE — Unemployment rates increased in Vermilion Parish from April to May, according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission reported today.

Campbell to be inducted as ‘Living Legend’

James Patrick Campbell

Andy Perrin, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Acadian Museum, has announced that the Acadian Museum will honor James Patrick Campbell by inducting him into its Order of Living Legends on 

Memorial Fund set up to help Bares family

Allen Bares Jr.

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, there has been a lot requests from the public on how to offer financial support for fallen FTO Deputy Allen Bares Jr.’s family.

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The Gulf Coast Bank 29ers won two games during the American Legion state tournament in New Orleans.

All but one team that took part in the American Legion state tournament was going to come up short of the goal of winning a championship.
Such is the case for postseason play.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Hills, Jr., 67, is scheduled to be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church – 310 S. Lamar Street – Abbeville, LA.

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