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.”
At a committee meeting Monday evening, School Superintendent Jerome Puyau explained to the School Board members about the letter that was recently received from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. Puyau went over each recommendation the auditor wrote in the letter and explained to the board members what each one meant.

Leslie Guidry

An Abbeville woman faces charges after she allegedly waved a gun at an ARC of Vermilion bus Monday afternoon. Abbeville Police booked Leslie Guidry for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm early Tuesday morning. She turned herself in Tuesday after police issued a warrant Monday evening.

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

Leslie Guidry

Cecil Picard Elementary awarded for academics

The Picard family, along with school officials took a group photo.

Cecil Picard Elementary in Maurice was awarded for the school’s academic achievement of being awarded an “A” rating by the Louisiana Department of Education, which places the K-5 elementary in Verm

Cheaper rates coming in 2017 as Abbeville renews electrical contract

Councilman Francis Touchet Jr., Constellation’s Mitch Poindexter, Mayor Mark Piazza, Constellation’s William Zednik, Councilman Francis Plaisance and Councilman Brady Broussard Jr., take part in signing the city’s new electrical contract extension.

When it comes to electricity in the City of Abbeville, a good deal just got better.

North Vermilion High students route to dance at National Competition

Showing off their moves during a recent NV basketball game are: Katelyn Cormier, Bailey Landry, Sarah Vice, Kaitlyn Theriot, Ajah Cox, Ann-Kathryn Dartez and Alli LeBlanc. Photo by Beverly Vincent

The North Vermilion High School Dance Team will be competing in their second National Dance Team Competition this weekend in Orlando, Fla.

Editorial: For a six pack of beer

We don’t know about you, but we are tired hearing about how bad things are in Louisiana. Anybody with a lick of sense knows the state is in dire financial circumstances.

‘Let’s Shine Vermilion’

New chamber president Dr. Anita Carrere accepts an award from outgoing chamber president Sammy Frioux during the banquet.

The Vermilion Parish Chamber of Commerce, which has been around for 96 years, is taking a positive approach to the upcoming year by adopting the theme “Lets Shine Vermilion.”



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.


Gertie and Cap Bodin today


Parents of the groom, Francis and Emily Bodin; bride and groom, Cap and Gertie Hebert Bodin; and parents of the bride, Presley “Boni” and Lilly Hebert are pictured on June 24, 1956.

On Friday, June 24, 2016, Erath natives Larson “Cap” Bodin and the former Gertie Hebert celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

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