Entering a new school year, the Vermilion Parish School District is on track to have a projected shortfall of $3.2 million by the end of the school year. One school board member said that amount is not written in stone - and it’s just a “projection.”
Not wanting to let decreased revenue streams come as a surprise blow at the end of the year, the Abbeville City Council called a finance committee meeting Tuesday evening to review numbers for the first six months of 2016 .

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.”

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

Buses will roll soon

These four buses have been parked for the last week at the Council on Aging Office. They were once used to transport the elderly around Vermilion Parish. Next week, they could be back in action transporting the elderly.

Good news for the elderly in Vermilion Parish. By next week there should be transportation to help the elderly.

Vermilion/Municipal Task Force agents arrest five


According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion/Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Suspects sought in Vermilion Parish vehicle burglaries

The Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in connection to recent vehicle burglaries.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating numerous vehicle burglaries, which occurred on June, 19, around midnight in the Champagne Estates/L

Good, bad news for TOPS

Rep. Bob Hensgens

There is good news and bad news when it comes to TOPS next semester for college students.



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.


Jamieon Isaiah Walker
A son, Jamieon Isaiah Walker, was born, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Abbeville General to Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Walker of Abbeville.

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