Ryley Hope Case

American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Vermilion Parish to be held on April 24. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Vermilion Parish will take place on April 24, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. at Kaplan High School located at 200 E. Pirate Lane Kaplan, LA 70548.
New Vermilion Parish District Attorney Keith Stutes let it be known that “fixing” tickets or “helping” with tickets are now a thing of the past, now that he is the new district attorney.

A.A. Comeaux Park has a sign that states no weapons are allowed in the park.

Did you know it is legal to bring an exposed gun into most parks in Abbeville? A person can display a .38 caliber pistol on his hip and there is nothing anyone can do. The Abbeville City Council wants to try and change that. What the person can not do is discharge a gun in the city limits. That’s against the law.

Ryley Hope Case

A.A. Comeaux Park has a sign that states no weapons are allowed in the park.

Abbeville Police to hold checkpoint

On the night of Friday, Feb. 6, the Abbeville Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint looking for impaired drivers.

Jazzing Up Cafeteria Food

Ruth Berry of Erath High works along side Celebrity Chef Holly Clegg during Tuesday’s program. Clegg was at Abbeville High School to teach school cooks on ways to make meals more tastier. Today she will be at North Vermilion High School to show school cooks how to jazz up school meals.

One way to try and make school cafeteria food tastier is to bring in a top-notch chef to jazz it up.
The Vermilion Parish School District is doing exactly that.

Two boat launches in Vermilion recognized

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza (in red jacket) and the Abbeville Harbor and Terminal District President Tim Creswell cut the grand opening ribbon at the Abbeville Boat launch on Tuesday morning. The boat launch is located next to the La. 14 Bypass Bridge coming into Abbeville. City, parish and state officials were on hand for the ribbon cutting.

Two Vermilion Parish public boat launches were recognized Tuesday morning by officials who had a part in building them.

Teen gets 40-year sentence in man’s death

Reco Antonio Davis

Judge Edward Broussard recently sentenced Reco Antonio Davis in connection to the death that occurred three years ago of a man in Abbeville.

Do judges run the Vermilion Parish courthouse?

The Vermilion Parish Courthouse in downtown Abbeville. Photo courtesy of www.mostcajun.com

Some Vermilion Parish Police Jurors want to know who runs the courthouse? Is it the police jury or is it the judges of the 15th Judicial District?

Vermilion Tourist Commission wins ‘Outstanding’ award

Vermilion Tourism Director Alison Miller shows off the award.

The Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission has been named one of the most Outstanding Tourist Commission in 2014 at the LOUEY Awards Luncheon held Wednesday, January 28, at Cypress Bend Resort in Many

Cyber Bullying issue for students

There is a new type of bullying taking place in our schools that most parents have never been through. It’s called cyber bullying or Internet bullying.



North Vermilion’s Jordan Windmon earns parish MVP honors.

North Vermilion senior Jordan Windmon was recognized as the Vermilion Parish MVP and Abbeville head coach Berwick Hamilton earned coach of the year honors in the parish.


The grounds are a certified wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation with an advanced bird habitat certification.


The home of Lauren Daspit and Steve Montgomery is situated on approximately two acres with landscape design and labor done by homeowners; a parterre vegetable garden; a semi-formal landscaping; a small fishing pond; a courtyard; four porches and multiple sitting areas to view yard; multiple arbors; topiaries and garden art.

Spring is in the air and the Abbeville Garden Club is preparing for the annual Abbeville Garden Tour.
This relaxing stroll will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2015.


ABBEVILLE — Funeral Services for Leslie "BB" James Bessard, (66) will be held, 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 821 1.J. Joiner Street.

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