A local family recently brought a cake as a thank you to the Abbeville Police Department.

The Savoy family brought a cake to the Abbeville Police Department Tuesday afternoon, a cake decorated with a simple message. “We Love You.”
At a committee meeting Monday evening, School Superintendent Jerome Puyau explained to the School Board members about the letter that was recently received from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. Puyau went over each recommendation the auditor wrote in the letter and explained to the board members what each one meant.

Leslie Guidry

An Abbeville woman faces charges after she allegedly waved a gun at an ARC of Vermilion bus Monday afternoon. Abbeville Police booked Leslie Guidry for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm early Tuesday morning. She turned herself in Tuesday after police issued a warrant Monday evening.

A local family recently brought a cake as a thank you to the Abbeville Police Department.

Leslie Guidry

Vermilion Parish Legislators against raising taxes

Rep. Bob Hensgens

BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers know their work is far from over. Although the regular session ended Monday, the second special session started just 30 minutes after that.

Dr. Barry Ancelet to be inducted at ‘Living Legend’

Dr. Barry Ancelet

Andy Perrin, chairman of the executive committee of the Acadian Museum, announces that the Acadian Museum will induct Dr. Barry Ancelet into its Order of Living Legends on Saturday, June 25, 2016.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office working vehicle burglary

The Sheriff’s Office is looking for this man in connection to a recent vehicle

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon on Friday May 27, 2016 at approximately 8:23 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle burglary in La.

Clock placed in downtown Abbeville

Abbeville Councilman Brady Broussard Jr. shows off the new clock in front of the Vermilion Parish Courthouse in downtown Abbeville.

Downtown Abbeville received a new attraction Thursday morning, and it’s about time.

Abbeville receives award for winning Cleanest City contest

Louisiana Garden Club President Jeanette Gatzman (left) and State Cleanest City Contest Chair Jean Gilstrap present the State Award to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza.

Prior to this year, Abbeville won the State Cleanest City Contest twice, once in 1986 and again in 2012.

Three new restaurants coming soon to Abbeville

Construction continues Friday morning on the new Dairy Queen. The restaurant is located on the Bypass, near Lowe’s.

Abbeville will soon have a few more options for those who want a quick bite to eat.

Abbeville man charged with murder after shooting

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, one person has been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center Monday in connection to an early morning shooting that le

April’s Showers a success in Abbeville

Betty Henson (far left) and Mary Mire of A Pregnancy Center & Clinic join the Abbeville Fire Department’s April Bodin (right) during a presentation of baby supplies collected during a drive in April.

An effort to collect items needed for young, single mothers during April proved to be successful for many reasons.



Evan Dubois warms up before a recent 29er game.

The vacations are over and now it’s time to get back to work for the Gulf Coast Bank 29er American Legion team.


Gertie and Cap Bodin today


Parents of the groom, Francis and Emily Bodin; bride and groom, Cap and Gertie Hebert Bodin; and parents of the bride, Presley “Boni” and Lilly Hebert are pictured on June 24, 1956.

On Friday, June 24, 2016, Erath natives Larson “Cap” Bodin and the former Gertie Hebert celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

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