Charges have formally been upgraded for four men allegedly involved in the robbery and beating of Rickey Picard Jr. in early April.

Wayne Landry

Wayne Landry announced during a meeting in April that he considered stepping down from his District D seat on the Abbeville City Council. Landry confirmed Tuesday during a regular city council meeting that he will in fact not resign. Landry made the announcement during his allotted comment time.

Wilson Hargrave

Three Vermilion Parish men and one female have been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center on Burglary charges.

Wayne Landry

Wilson Hargrave

Two Kaplan men arrested for allegedly stealing copper

Thomas Clark

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, two Kaplan men have been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center on burglary charges following good team work from h

Koryn makes Top 5, she will be in Abbeville by 11 a.m. Wednesday

Koryn Hawthorne will be in Abbeville by 11 a.m. on Wednesday.

Abbeville's own Koryn Hawthorne made it to the Top 5 on NBC's The Voice on Tuesday.
She is expected to be in Abbeville by 11 a.m. Wednesday, along with NBC's The Voice Film Crew.

Vermilion Catholic May Festival a success

VC Principal Mike Guilbeaux hands grand prize winner Merle Gary the $5,500 check.

The annual May Festival was another success this past weekend at Vermilion Catholic High School/Mt. Carmel Elementary.

Abbeville police warn about business scam

Someone claiming to represent the City of Abbeville has contacted five local businesses, telling owners that their electricity will be shut off within the hour if delinquent accounts are not paid.

Power Outage Closes Gueydan High School

Gueydan High School cancelled due to power outage.

GUEYDAN - Gueydan High School canceled classes Tuesday (May 5, 2015) morning due to power outages. Officials say there will be an all call to students if classes are canceled Wednesday.



Gueydan’s Cheyenne Lacomb earned a spot on the All-District First Team in a utility spot.


VC’s Bella Doucet earned first team All-District honors in the outfield.

Thirteen total Vermilion Parish softball players earned a spot on either the first or second teams in District 7-1A.


Clayton Chauvin rehearsing for ‘Rainmaker’.


(bottom) Michael Durand, Jennifer Young, Andrew Palmintier, and Clayton Chauvin as The Rainmaker. (top) Michael J. Parich, Sr. and Andrew Mills.

When the lead actor dropped out of her production three weeks before opening night, director Dianne Moss found herself in a situation she had never encountered.


ERATH — A Mass of Christian Burial for Marianne Geoffroy Thibodeaux, 92, will be 11:00AM Friday May 22, 2015 in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Rev. Bill Melancon officiating.

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