Thousands of people lined Cushing Avenue to watch the parade.

The weather perfect on Tuesday which would explain why thousands came out to watch the Chic-A-la-Pie parade in Kaplan. The parade lasted more than two hours.

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.

Thousands of people lined Cushing Avenue to watch the parade.

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.

Abbeville's own Koryn moves on to The Voice finals

Koryn Hawthorne sings on The Voice this past Monday.

Koryn Hawthorne of Abbeville is moving on to the finals of The Voice.
Tuesday night Koryn found out America voted her as one of the four finalists on this year’s The Voice.

Driver walked away from accident north of Kaplan

The SUV flipped a couple of times and stopped in a sugar cane field.

The driver of this SUV walked away from the accident with just a scratch on his hand.
The one vehicle accident occurred Sunday afternoon on La. 13, north of Kaplan.

A mother’s Hope

Kayla Case holds her 4-year-old daughter Ryley Hope Case.

Sunday was Mother’s Day, a special day for so many families.
When Kayla and Gerald Case look into the smiling face of their 4-year-old daughter Ryley, they indeed see something special.

Abbeville will be featured tonight on The Voice

Koryn Hawthorne with her principal, Mrs. Spraggins

The Voice will feature Abbeville and Koryn Hawthorne tonight on NBC's The Voice. It starts at 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Koryn's return to Abbeville was memorable

Koryn Hawthorne on her float in Abbeville.

It’s back to work for Abbeville’s own Koryn Hawthorne after a crazy couple of days in Abbeville.

Previous Abbeville Robbery now a Homicide

The Abbeville Police Department began investigating a complaint from Abbeville General Hospital that Rickey Picard Jr. was receiving medical treatment due to a recent beating.

Baton Rouge Man Booked on 100 Counts of Child Pornography

Albert J. Doyle Jr.,

BATON ROUGE—Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced today that a multi-agency investigation has led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man on 100 counts of distributing child pornography.

Abbeville council looks at weapon ordinance

The state’s Constitution grants Louisiana citizens the right to bear arms, however, there are restrictions as to where one can possess a dangerous weapon.

Crash on La.14 near Gross Isle claims life of an Erath man

After stopping at the stop sign on North Gross Isle Road, the driver of the dark Ford truck (left) began to turn left and did not see the light grey Ford truck (right) heading on La. 14.

Thursday, shortly before 2:00 pm Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatality crash on LA Highway 14 at Grosse Isle Road east of Abbeville that left an Erath man dead.



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.


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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