It is always nice to receive a $75,000 check in the mail you were not expecting. On Monday, Vermilion Parish Tourism Executive Alison Miller saw an envelope from the BP Claims Department. Miller was no expecting anything from BP, so there was not a reason to get excited about the letter until she opened it and read it.

Shaina Crochet

Update: teen has been located and is safe.

Levy Jr.

The Abbeville Police Department investigated a single-vehicle crash on LA Hwy. 338 where a stolen vehicle went off the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn. The incident occurred on Tuesday, July 14. A juvenile passenger in the vehicle was found at the scene and transported to a Lafayette hospital.

Shaina Crochet

Levy Jr.

Teen found safe

Shaina Crochet

Update: teen has been located and is safe.

Abbeville Police investigate theft of mower from Stine

The three suspects load the mower on a trailer attached to a single-cab Chevrolet at Stine in Abbeville. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department at 893-2511.

The Abbeville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a Husqvarna, Zero-Turn lawn mower from Stines.

Shooting victim, Breaux, mourned in Franklin

Mayci Breaux was buried on Monday..

FRANKLIN — Hundreds of mourners filed into the Church of the Assumption this morning for the service celebrating the life of Mayci Breaux, 21, one of two women fatally shot Thursday at The Grand 16

Noel family building a community within a community in Abbeville

One day these 19 acres on the north side of Abbeville will be full of homes.

On the northern part of Abbeville along Jane Street (the old quarter mile road), there is construction taking place to create something that has never been built in Abbeville.

IRS phone scam circulating in Abbeville

The Abbeville Police Department has received multiple complaints from citizens who stated that they have received phone calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS.

Vermilion's QSA All-Stars finish 5th in Pinto World Series

The 8-and-under QSA All-Stars take a photo a home plate after the loss on Friday.

YOUNGSVILLE - It was not how the QSA 8-and-under All-Stars planned to end their run at a World Series title, but when it was over, it turned out to be a heck of a run.

Victims, shooter identified in Lafayette movie theater shooting

John Russell Houser has been identified as the shooter.

LAFAYETTE — At approximately 7:30 pm on July 23, 2015 first responders from Louisiana State Police Troop I, the Lafayette Police Department, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcem

Councilman expresses concern for Abbeville’s street crew

Wilton Levine (left) and Michael Wiltz work Thursday morning on Lyman Street in Abbeville.

The highs have hovered around the mid 90s with the heat index pushing well above triple digits.
Needless to say, it’s hot outside.



Owen Stutes makes a catch in the outfield for QSA.


Christen Migues beats out the throw at first base for a single against Welsh. (photo by Sadie Suire)

ERATH - The QSA 10-and-under All-Stars were in a win or go home situation Sunday afternoon in the third day of the Pony Regional Tournament.


The 2015-2016 Eagleline includes (top to bottom) Madison Hebert (Jr.), Gabrielle Davis (Fr.), Catherine Romaine (Fr.), Hannah Trahan (Soph.), Michelle Noel (Coach), Avery Hebert (Fr.), Molly Landry (Fr.), Laura Landry (Jr.),Abbey Hebert (Jr.), Bailey Mire (Fr.), Meredith David (Soph.), Madison Landry (Sr./Secretary-Treasurer), Caroline Landry (Sr./Captain), Cailin Trahan (Sr./Co-Captain), Anne-Marie Marceaux (Sr.)

The Vermilion Catholic Eagleline attended Universal Dance Association camp held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge June 22-25.


A Celebration of life will be held on Friday, July 31, 2015 at a 2:30 PM service in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille for Gertie Marie Hargrave Medus, 88, who peacefully went home to be with the

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