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.

Roland Bernard III

On the morning of 9/14/14 at approximately 03:00 AM, the Abbeville Police Department responded to Jade’s Lounge which is located at Graceland Ave. and North Miles Street for the complaint of shots fired.

Bryson Provost

Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillion said a person has been arrested in relationship with Sunday night shooting at Woodmen of the World Lodge, but he may not have been the only shooter in the building that night.

Megon Derouen of Abbeville

Roland Bernard III

Bryson Provost


Lightning strikes tree in Kaplan

Lightning struck a tree causing a large portion of the tree to fall on a house in Kaplan during a thunderstorm Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported with minor damages to the home's roof. The house is located at 213 N. Guidry in Kaplan.

Palmetto Island State Park in full summer swing

The splashpad at Palmetto Island Park is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.

What’s going on this summer at Palmetto Island State Park?
In a word, plenty.

Forgotten lamb chops win grand champion in Erath cook-off

Todd Bodin puts his racks of lamb on the pit, with less than an hour to go before judging.

ERATH - Todd Bodin is not afraid to try something new like barbecuing a rack of lamb - something he has never done before.

Abbeville man commits armed robbery with air pistol

Ron Landry

One man found out the hard way that if you commit an alleged armed robbery with an air pistol, it is going to land you in jail.
Ron Landry of Abbeville learned that lesson recently.

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Learning how to control crawfish in your lawn

A crawfish mound in a yard.

BATON ROUGE, La. – It’s not every day that Louisiana residents are looking for ways to get rid of crawfish in the lawn. But it does happen, and there are effective ways to get the job done.

UL baseball team has Abbeville connection

Abbeville's Mac and ‘Taunt” Guarino are the grand-parents of Jace Conrad, UL’s star second baseman.

The Ragin Cajun baseball team may not have a Vermilion Parish player on its roster, but there is an Abbeville connection.



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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