Abbeville Police arrest juvenile after burglary

​On May 14, 2019, at approximately 2:55 a.m., patrol officers of the Abbeville Police Department responded to an alarm call at 301 A.A. Comeaux Memorial Drive (Boys & Girls Club).
Upon the first officer’s arrival, the officer observed two subjects on the roof of the building. The subjects fled in different directions, and the patrol officers were able to apprehend one of the subjects. Officers located a black book bag, which contained two Playstation 4 systems, an HDMI cord and power adapters.

Parish students on LSU President’s Honor Roll, Dean’s List

BATON ROUGE – LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll for the spring 2019 semester.
Undergraduate students enrolled in at least 15 credit hours who earned grade-point averages of 4.0 or higher during the semester are listed on the President’s Honor Roll. Undergraduate students who earned grade-point averages of 3.5 to 3.99 in at least 15 credit hours are listed on the Dean’s List.

President’s Honor Roll

College of Agriculture
Colt Thomas Hardee, Kaplan
Alyssa Naomi Veazey, Erath

The Honor Chair for Allen Bares Jr. is one of 89 that has been presented to the families and departments of fallen officers by Saving A Hero’s Place, Inc.

Allen Bares Jr

Taking part in the presentation of the Honor Chair for Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputy
Allen Bares Jr. are Col. Kirk Frith, Bares’ parents, Allen Bares Sr. and Lynn Bares, Sheriff Mike Couvillon, Bares’ son, James, Major Darryl Leblanc, Tina, his widow, and Major Ron Sonnier.

Walter Henning of Saving A Hero’s Place, Inc. speaks during Monday’s presentation of Allen Bares Jr.’s Honor Chair.

Saving A Hero’s Place: Chair in honor of Allen Bares Jr. presented to family, Sheriff’s Office

Next month will mark five years since Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Allen Bares Jr. gave his life in the line of duty.
He is not forgotten, as Bares remains forever in the hearts and minds of his family, friends and those with whom he served. Many of the people who hold a special place for Bares gathered Monday morning at the Sheriff’s Office training center to dedicate a place for him.

Dr. Twyla Williams Damond talks to board members.

Vermilion Parish will discuss superintendent’s salary, four-day school week and new charter school

It looks like tonight’s school board meeting could be another long one.
Lately, it is not common for Vermilion Parish School Board Meetings to last three hours or until about 9 p.m. Tonight’s meeting is expected to last at least two hours based on the agenda items.
The meeting begins at 6 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.
There will be a discussion about the school board looking into the school district going to a four-day work week (Tuesday through Friday) as a way to save the district money.


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