From Monday, August 4, 2014 to Tuesday, August 29, 2014 the Vermilion Parish Library will be conducting an online survey to find out how our patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has made a positive impact on their lives.

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza speaks to the Abbeville Rotary Club members, including Thomas Thompson (far right).

The Abbeville Rotary Club invites Mayor Mark Piazza each year to offer a “State of the City” address. Piazza, who was recently sworn in as mayor for a fourth term, accepted the annual invitation Wednesday, telling members there are plenty of positives in the city.

Photo by Bruce Schultz
Participants from Vermilion Parish at a Marsh Maneuvers grass planting project were, left to right, Jules Hebert of Abbeville with his daughter, Bella Hebert; Italian exchange student Carlo Bicciolo; and Hebert’s son, Link Hebert.

AVERY ISLAND – The Marsh Maneuvers 4-H summer camp is in its 25th year of teaching students about the ecology, anthropology, geology and hydrology of coastal Louisiana.

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza speaks to the Abbeville Rotary Club members, including Thomas Thompson (far right).

Photo by Bruce Schultz
Participants from Vermilion Parish at a Marsh Maneuvers grass planting project were, left to right, Jules Hebert of Abbeville with his daughter, Bella Hebert; Italian exchange student Carlo Bicciolo; and Hebert’s son, Link Hebert.

Abbeville man commits armed robbery with air pistol

Ron Landry

One man found out the hard way that if you commit an alleged armed robbery with an air pistol, it is going to land you in jail.
Ron Landry of Abbeville learned that lesson recently.

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Learning how to control crawfish in your lawn

A crawfish mound in a yard.

BATON ROUGE, La. – It’s not every day that Louisiana residents are looking for ways to get rid of crawfish in the lawn. But it does happen, and there are effective ways to get the job done.

UL baseball team has Abbeville connection

Abbeville's Mac and ‘Taunt” Guarino are the grand-parents of Jace Conrad, UL’s star second baseman.

The Ragin Cajun baseball team may not have a Vermilion Parish player on its roster, but there is an Abbeville connection.

Vermilion Parish Sheriff' Office make three arrests

Tasha Savoy

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Remembering D-Day

Lorcey Sonnier (left) flew over Normandy, and Ivan Breaux (right) was stationed in England during the D-Day invasion.

Four Vermilion Parish men remember where they were June 6, 1944 - D-Day Invasion..
Lorcey Sonnier, Ivan Breaux, Gen. Bob LeBlanc and Loubert Trahan remember the day well.

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Sports

Zack Campos was busy lifting weights in the Erath weight room. Campos is training to be the starting offensive center and defensive end this football season.

ERATH - There will be a few new faces on Erath High’s offensive line, but there will also be a familiar face.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin and Sydney Abshire are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelli Nicole Boudreaux to Colt Tanner North.

Obituaries

Toni Lynn Warner, age 53, died peacefully Monday, July 28, 2014.
She is preceded in death by her mother Peggy R. Warner.

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