According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, a 4-wheeler accident claimed the life of two people, and a juvenile being hospitalized just after 1 a.m. this morning..

Emile Trahan of VC and Erath’s Ross Granger and Zach Broussard (7) go up for the ball. Trahan came down with the catch.

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles hung on to beat the Erath Bobcats 35-30 Friday in a shoot out. The way the first half looked, it looked like the Eagles had the game in control and were en route to blow out Erath, leading 21-7.

Joseph James

Joseph James is behind bars after he picked the wrong person to allegedly try to rape.

Emile Trahan of VC and Erath’s Ross Granger and Zach Broussard (7) go up for the ball. Trahan came down with the catch.

Joseph James


BBB warns of home improvement look-alike scam in Acadiana

Many companies in Acadiana spend years establishing a good reputation in the community, but one local individual is passing himself off as an employee of one of these great businesses to get work t

Vermilion Ducks Unlimited Chapter raised close to $150,000

This DU hostess walks around the room holding a shot gun in order for people to bid on the gun, which was auctioned off for more than $2,000.

The Vermilion Chapter Ducks Unlimited continues to grow in size and in contributions.

Abbeville Police need help identifying man who took money in envelope off counter

This is the image of the man walking into Valero. He is believed to have taken a couple of thousands of dollars off the counter that were accidentally left by a customer.

A man went back to the counter at Valero Convenience Store in Abbeville after realizing he left more than $2,000 in a bank envelope on the counter.

Car chase in Abbeville leads to car crashing into courthouse, catching fire

The brick steps in front the court house are black from the car catching fire.

A car chase by the Abbeville Police Department, Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana State Police resulted in a car crashing into the front of the courthouse, and the car catching fire with three peo

Beverly Baker, Vermilion Parish Tourist President

Beverly Baker, Vermilion Parish Tourist President

GUEYDAN - Beverly Baker was appointed to the Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission by the Vermilion Parish Policy in February of 2011, and will now be making her mark as the newly elected as Presiden

Sounds on Square Thursday in Abbeville

The annual “Sounds on the Square” concert series has been held at Magdalen Square since 2009, bringing together the citizens of Abbeville every Thursday night to enjoy great music of different genr



Gueydan quarterbck Cade Sonnier (9) hands the ball off to Malik Criner (21) in Friday night’s game versus Sacred Heart.

The Sacred Heart Trojans flexed their offensive muscles in the game versus the smaller Gueydan Bears Friday night at Gueydan High School.


Kendrik Shamar Stelly
A son, Kendrik Shamar Stelly, was born Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wayne Stelly Jr.


ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Ronald “Big Daddy” Oubre Sr., 68, will be held Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 2:00PM at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Abbeville with FR.

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