Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

After the sun has risen and established itself over the landscape of Vermilion Parish on a given day, Anne Falgout notices vehicle after vehicle heading north on Highway 167. Falgout is heading in the opposite direction, to her new office in Abbeville.

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock

The explosion that occurred Thursday afternoon on a rig about 12 miles offshore near the mouth of the Mississippi River claimed the life of Jerrel “Bubba” Hancock, 24, of Abbeville. Hancock, a graduate of Abbeville High School, leaves behind a wife and two children.
The Abbeville City Council is taking a step to review a nearly 30-year-old ordinance that makes it illegal to openly carry a gun in the city limits.

Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock

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Abbeville man arrested again on drug-related charges

Abbeville Police found Jonathan Thibodeaux in possession of drugs, drug paraphernalia, guns and $7,000 in cash.

For the second time in four months, authorities have arrested an Abbeville man on multiple drug-related charges.

Erath Fourth of July Association wins ‘Red Apple Award’

Pictured are Elwood Lacour (former Erath 4th of July President), Claudette Lacour, (Erath 4th of July Treasurer), Robert Vincent (Current Erath 4th of July President) and Delta Kappa Gamma President Claudell Thibodeaux.

ERATH - Erath 4th of July Association recently received the “Delta Kappa Gamma Red Apple Award” for outstanding contributions at the Club’s annual banquet.

Six new assistant principals named in Vermilion Parish

Christine Hebert is going from Erath Middle to the new assistant principal at Dozier Elementary in Erath.

In the final week of school, it looks like all of the administrators are in place, heading into the 2014-2015 school year.

VC student’s Mother Teresa drawing gets praise and attention

VC student Lilly Cao stands by her pencil drawing.

Lilly Cao is an artist. She loves to draw and she loves to dance. Cao hopes to one day be a professional dancer. Now, she has a chance to become a professional artist.

Maurice police chief alerts public of thefts

MAURICE — Village of Maurice Police Chief Warren Rost is urging citizens to be aware of any suspicious vehicles after a pair of recent thefts in the area.

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Sports

North Vermilion wide receiver Connor Dupuy (1) catches a pass across the middle of the field during the game against Jennings Friday night.

North Vermilion’s hopes of continuing a cinderella playoff run for ended at home with a 21-18 loss to the No. 11 seed Jennings Bulldogs Friday night.

Lifestyle

Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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