Scott Arceneaux

Abbeville Police arrested three and issued more than a dozen citations during a checkpoint that began Saturday night. The Abbeville Police Department conducted the sobriety checkpoint from 9 p.m. on Saturday to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Police set up the checkpoint on U.S. Hwy. 167 in front of Courtesy Motors.

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

A little star was born Friday night for the Abbeville Wildcats. That little star is junior Jose Pedroza. Pedroza had a hand in Abbeville’s three touchdowns and came up with a big defensive hit for the Wildcats in their 21-6 jamboree victory over the North Vermilion Patriots. It was also his first varsity start.

Paul (son), Cheryl & David Trahan

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita approaching, the Abbeville Meridional continues our series of articles with David and Cheryl Trahan’s recount of the storm.

Scott Arceneaux

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

Paul (son), Cheryl & David Trahan

Dozier rolls out Annual Mardi Gras parade

Each 1st grade Dozier Elementary student creates a boxed resource project and creates a costume with a box or portable item. This correlates with their Louisiana Unit studied at this time of year.

ERATH — "Throw me something Mister" is a phrase that is commonly associated with Mardi Gras parades.

Vermilion Parish School district takes stand against PARCC testing

Nancy Frederick, a teacher with 30 years of experience, reads a letter to the school board about PARCC testing.

The Vermilion Parish School District is taking a stand against, “Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).”

Abbeville man dies in motorcycle accident on Hwy. 167

Carl Johnson was driving this bike when it was hit from behind.

Shortly before 3:00 p.m. Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on US 167 near Placide Road in Vermilion Parish.

Abbeville police have a busy three days

The Lexus being chased by the Abbeville police flipped and the driver was seriously injured.

The Abbeville Police Department had a busy week chasing down burglars, speeders and drug users within a three-day period.

Woman dies a month after two-vehicle accident

Sally Ann Boudreaux, 58, died from a car accident a month ago.

A woman who was involved in a two-car accident a month ago died recently in a Lafayette hospital.

Driver of motorcycle has died

First responders are picking up the pieces of the wrecked motorcycle on Hwy. 167.

The driver of a motorcycle involved in a crash Thursday afternoon on U.S. Hwy. 167 has died.



Hannah Soileau of Erath High

Hannah Soileau is a 17 year old senior at Erath High School. She maintains a 4.0 grade point average while playing four sports. Her parents are Kyle and Simmie Soileau.


Rosalee Mae Toups
A daughter, Rosalee Mae Toups, was born August, 4, 2015, at Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Mr. and and Mrs. Ted Toups.
Mrs. Toups is the former Megan Dubois.


Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in Delhomme Funeral Home of Maurice for Clifford Bernard Broussard, 88, who passed away on August 29, 2015.

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