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/LA Hwy. 89 area. The suspect shown above was captured on video surveillance committing a vehicle burglary.
The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs requested that the Vermilion Council on Aging Board disband, which they did, and then it laid off Executive Director Lois Bodin and all other employees who work for the Vermilion Council on Aging.

Allen Lemaire holds his 110 yellow tuna he caught in the rodeo.

YOUTH DIVISION CATFISH (any species) Place Angler Size Boat 3rd Cooper Miller 17.3 lbs. Never Satisfied 2nd Aiden Clements 17.35 lbs. The Shocker 1st Remy Thompson 25.25 lbs. On-the-Hook

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

Allen Lemaire holds his 110 yellow tuna he caught in the rodeo.

‘We still have dreams’

E.I. Sullivan, pastor at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church in Abbeville, serves as the guest speaker of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Abbeville.

Linked hand in hand, dozens gathered Monday morning to take part in what is a highlight of Abbeville’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the annual “Stump Service.”

Familiar Police Jury in Vermilion Parish

In the photo are (left to right) police jury attorney Paul Moresi III, jurors Sandrus Stelly, Leon Broussard, Pervis Gaspard, Cloris Boudreaux, Paul Bourgeois, Mark Poché, Errol Domingues, Jason Picard, Dane Hebert, Wayne Touchet, Nathan Granger and Kevin Sagrera. Sitting left to right are jurors Ron Darby and Ronald Menard. Linda Duhon is the parish administrator.

There are a lot of familiar faces on the new Vermilion Parish Police Jury.
At Monday night’s police jury meeting, the new board took over. Out of the 14, 13 are returning police jurors.

Abbeville resident new state emergency director

James Waskom

Abbeville resident and attorney James Waskom was appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards on Monday as the Director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).

Cassidy ready to work with Edwards

(LSN Staff Photo by Harlan Kirgan)
U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, left, listens to Jason El Koubi, One Acadiana president and CEO, during a meeting Friday at the Picard Center in Lafayette.

By Harlan Kirgan, LSN Editor

Dardenne: State budget problems are severe

(LSN photo by Harlan Kirgan)
Jay Dardenne talks about the state budget situation during a meeting held by One Acadiana on Friday in Lafayette.

By Harlan Kirgan, LSN Editor

Richard Sale Barn in Abbeville doing well

Where animals were once auctioned off, musicians now play and spectators watch and are entertained at the Richard Sale Barn. Photo by Mandie David Kiddy

Richard Sale Barn is rich in cultural heritage, and has been a social gathering place in Abbeville since the 1930s.

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Allen Lemaire holds his 110 yellow tuna he caught in the rodeo.

YOUTH DIVISION
CATFISH (any species)
Place Angler Size Boat
3rd Cooper Miller 17.3 lbs. Never Satisfied

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Adrian Jude Duhon
A son, Adrian Jude Duhon, was born Monday, June 20, 2016, at Abbeville General to Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Jude Duhon of Abbeville.

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