Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

After the sun has risen and established itself over the landscape of Vermilion Parish on a given day, Anne Falgout notices vehicle after vehicle heading north on Highway 167. Falgout is heading in the opposite direction, to her new office in Abbeville.

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock

The explosion that occurred Thursday afternoon on a rig about 12 miles offshore near the mouth of the Mississippi River claimed the life of Jerrel “Bubba” Hancock, 24, of Abbeville. Hancock, a graduate of Abbeville High School, leaves behind a wife and two children.
The Abbeville City Council is taking a step to review a nearly 30-year-old ordinance that makes it illegal to openly carry a gun in the city limits.

Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock


Vermilion Parish Sheriff' Office make three arrests

Tasha Savoy

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Remembering D-Day

Lorcey Sonnier (left) flew over Normandy, and Ivan Breaux (right) was stationed in England during the D-Day invasion.

Four Vermilion Parish men remember where they were June 6, 1944 - D-Day Invasion..
Lorcey Sonnier, Ivan Breaux, Gen. Bob LeBlanc and Loubert Trahan remember the day well.

USK9 wins again

KAPLAN’S USK9 TEAM WINS AGAIN - At the National Narcotics Detection Dog Association Competition (NNDA) 2014, a Kaplan USK9 team took first place “TOP DOG” with Deputy Marcel Delahoussaye Jr. and K9 Shockey of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff Department making USK9 teams sweeping the nation again this year in the USPCA and NNDDA competition. Also, in 2011 Deputy Neil St. Cyr and K9 Max with Lafayette Parish Sheriff took first place in NPCA National Competition (National Police Canine Association) making the USK9 teams having won national title in all three prominent law enforcement K9 competitions in the last 3 years.

Abbeville High graduate receives ‘Bea’ Grant Memorial Scholarship

Shalanda Plowden, a 2014 AHS graduate, is handed a $500 scholarship from Jim Grant., husband of Mamie “Bea” Grant.

Shalanda Plowden, a recent graduate of Abbeville High School, has been awarded the first Mamie “Bea” Grant Memorial Scholarship of $500.

Ridge Simon’s Golden Heart Benefit

Ridge Simon

Six month old Ridge Simon is a warrior. He lives with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) and has spent over three months of his young life in hospitals.



North Vermilion wide receiver Connor Dupuy (1) catches a pass across the middle of the field during the game against Jennings Friday night.

North Vermilion’s hopes of continuing a cinderella playoff run for ended at home with a 21-18 loss to the No. 11 seed Jennings Bulldogs Friday night.


Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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