Financial blog, Nerdwallet, crunched the numbers and the results are in: Abbeville is among the top three cities on the rise in Louisiana.
After hearing from those on both sides of the discussion, the Abbeville City Council adopted an ordinance Tuesday that will limit smoking in certain areas of the city.

Megon Derouen of Abbeville

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish and is still looking for another who fled police after a high-speed chase.

Megon Derouen of Abbeville


National Farmers Market Week declared

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said let us all show we support our local farmers markets.

Abbeville Arrest Report: July 21-28

Randel Paul Adams
DOB: 4/21/1983
Charge: Possession of Stolen Things

Leonard Paul Boudreaux
DOB: 9/30/1983
Charge: Theft By Shoplifting

Plan in place for North Vermilion

North Vermilion High Principal Tommy Byler speaks to parents during Monday’s meeting. Byler is joined (seated L-R) by NV Middle Principal Joan Romero, Vermilion Parish Assistant Superintendent Ellen Arceneaux, Assistant Superintendent Paul Hebert, School Board Member Dexter Callahan and School Board Member Chris Gautreaux.

LEROY — When it became clear that construction of the new North Vermilion Middle

Gueydan Duck Festival Junior Grand Marshals announced

GUEYDAN -The Gueydan Duck Festival will hold its annual Wine and Cheese Social Saturday night, August 2 at the Gueydan Civic Center to honor dignitaries, sponsors and supporters.

Biggest One Yet

UL basketball player Kasey Sheppard and many of his teammates were celebrity waiters.

Those involved with this year’s 21st annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner said it had the chance to be the biggest ever.
They were right.

Progressive has garbage pickup problems

The Vermilion Parish Police Jury is four months into its contract with Progressive Waste Solutions to pick up garbage in the parish, and the jury is already not happy with the marriage.

Abbeville Arrest Report: July 14-21

Robert Joseph Broussard Jr.
DOB: 11/28/1978
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods
Charge: Entry/Remain on Premises After Being Forbidden



Gueydan coaches giving instruction during the game versus South Cameron

The Gueydan Bears are hobbling into their week three matchup versus the Sacred Heart Trojans.
During a 28-0 loss to Grand Lake last week, the Bears suffered a bevy of injuries.


Mrs. Phillip Michael LeBlanc

Makenzie Lynne Chaumont and Phillip Michael LeBlanc, both 23, exhanged wedding vows during at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Luke Simpson Methodist Church.


LAFAYETTE — Funeral Services for Oliver Curley Broussard age 85, will be held Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 1:30PM in David Funeral Home with Deacon Cody Miller officiating.

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