Mia Trahan

A commitment to nursing lives on through the Mia Katherine Trahan Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was awarded to Nicole Saltzman Zaunbrecher at the pinning ceremony of the South Louisiana Community College practical nursing class held last week. Mia, lost her life in January of this year. She was 25.

VC students Kaylee Guidry is on lights and Brandt Golden on sound board. Brandt has his iPod plugged into the sound board to add sound effects. All this equipment is brand new.

It’s Thursday afternoon and a group of Vermilion Catholic students are practicing for their annual theater production. What makes this practice different are their surroundings. 
Abbeville citizens will see several projects around the city during the new year, thanks to a budget passed last week. The Abbeville City Council voted 5-0 during last Tuesday’s meeting to accept the budget for 2015. The budget exceeds $25 million, with the day-to-day operating portion around $9 million.

Mia Trahan

VC students Kaylee Guidry is on lights and Brandt Golden on sound board. Brandt has his iPod plugged into the sound board to add sound effects. All this equipment is brand new.


Shrimp boat catches fire in Intracoastal City

The Seventh Ward Fire Department responded to a fire inside this shrimp boat. No one was injured.

The 7th Ward Vol. Fire Department responded to a boat fire in Intracoastal City on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 3:40 p.m.

Miguez to run for state representative, District 49

Blake Miguez

NEW IBERIA — Following the recent early resignation of State Representative Simone Champagne, Blake Miguez announced today that he will run in the special election to fill her unexpired term.

Abbeville Police investigate Tuesday evening's armed robbery

Abbeville police are looking for his man in connection to an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday evening.

On Dec. 2, 2014 at approximately 6 p.m., officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at Express Check Advance on Veterans Memorial in Abbeville.

New Abbeville ornament features Steen’s

The new Abbeville Christmas ornament is now available.

For the last 11 years, a collectable ornament depicting landmarks in Abbeville has been created in correlation with the annual Christmas Stroll.

2,191 vote early in Vermilion Parish

Early voting for the Dec. 6 runoff elections ended Saturday around the state, with nearly 2,200 Vermilion Parish residents casting ballots.

Time to replenish

Sherry Brasseaux of the Christian Service Center stocks shelves at the center Friday morning. The same shelves were empty last week.

The St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center in Abbeville has given away more than 517,000 pounds of food through the first 11 months of 2014.



North Vermilion boy’s head coach Jack LeBlanc gives instruction during a timeout earlier this season.

In their first game of the Midland Basketball Tournament, the North Vermillion Patriots were defeated 64-55 by the Crowley Gents.


The Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville’s annual Christmas
Social was hosted by Chapter President, Laurie Hulin
at Hulin Farms on Tuesday, December 2. Members are shown in above picture.


Board members include (seated) Laurie Hulin,
Nicole DesOrmeaux
(standing) Jamie Hebert, Megan Lalande, Kimi
Gaspard, Dr. Anita


ABBEVILLE — A Home-going Celebration will be held for Sullivan “Cowboy” Arnold, 81 at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Saint Mary Congregational Church, Abbeville, LA with Rev. Kevin M.A.

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