The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

For the next few months, doors to the Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed. The museum, located in downtown Abbeville, is undergoing renovations, work that will add some long-awaited amenities. “They are looking at four to six months for remodeling,” Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza said.

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Rayne man.   He is wanted in connection with simple burglary at a crawfish dock that occurred early Thursday morning, March 26, on Hwy. 35 south of Rayne.

Tim Guidry

After a five-year battle with cancer, Tim Guidry lost his battle Thursday morning.

The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

Tim Guidry

Gueydan City Council gets swron in

Town of Gueydan officials were sworn in at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 6 at 6 p.m. at Gueydan City Hall by Justice of the Peace, Tim LeBlanc.

Gueydan’s first baby born January 5

The Walton family welcomed Jon Taylor on Monday, January 5, making him Gueydan’s First Baby. The Walton family from left, Erin, Caroline, Isaac Jon Taylor and George Walton.

GUEYDAN - Jon Taylor Walton is officially Gueydan’s first baby of 2015. Jon Taylor came into the world on Monday, January 5, 2015.

LaPolitics Notebook

Jeremy Alford

Major State Tax Study Taking Shape

New Kaplan Judge

Newly sworn in Judge Stanton Hardee is being robed by his mother, Linda Hardee during the swearing in ceremonies held in the O.H. Deshotels courtroom at the Kaplan City Court.

By Judy T. Mire

Vermilion Parish residents those named Louisiana Master Farmers

(Photo by Bruce Schultz)
Nine new Louisiana Master Farmers were presented certificates on Jan. 13 at a meeting, of the Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts. From left to right are Ernest Girouard, coordinator, of the Louisiana Master Farmer Program; Master Farmer Cody Gregory, of Morehouse Parish; Master Farmer Brett Chiasson, of St. Charles Parish; Master Farmer James Wagley, of Natchitoches Parish; Brent Robbins, deputy commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry; Master Farmer John-Louis Harrison, of West Baton Rouge Parish; Kevin Norton, of Natural Resources Conservation Service; Master Farmer Alan Hebert, of Jefferson Davis Parish; Bill Richardson, LSU vice president for agriculture; and Master Farmer William J. Husband, of Vermilion Parish. Not pictured are Master Farmers Paul Ratliff, of West Carroll Parish; James Marsalis, of Claiborne Parish; and John Hensgens, of Calcasieu Parish.

BATON ROUGE – Nine individuals were recognized Tuesday (Jan.

Child porn charge added to Abbeville High School teacher

Nick Willis was booked into the Vermilion Parish jail on Tuesday.

After being arrested and charged with one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. last week, a new charge has been added to Abbeville High School science teacher Nick Willis.



Vermilion Catholic’s Lady Eagles softball team starts the season in an unconventional way compared to most teams.


Stephen Meaux


One of Stephen Meaux’s documentaries is on crawfishing. Shown is Justin Stelly pulling in a crawfish cage during a filming.

Kaplan native and filmmaker, Stephen Meaux, embraces his roots by preserving them through documentaries.

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