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GUEYDAN - In the ordinary course of life, parents don't expect to out-live their children. But in the case of one Gueydan family the thought and fear was always there.
An Abbeville man, a teacher at a local middle school, has been charged with three counts of rape. Abbeville Police arrested James Harber shortly before 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Kaplan Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini (kneeling second from left) said her students help make Kaplan High a great place to be an administrator.

KAPLAN — Hard work yields positive results. Look no further than Kaplan High School for evidence of that. The Lady Pirates softball team will be playing in the state tournament later this week. The baseball team reached the postseason. The school’s musical department is thriving.

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Kaplan Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini (kneeling second from left) said her students help make Kaplan High a great place to be an administrator.

New management heads Abrom Kaplan Hospital in Kaplan

LAFAYETTE – Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital (AKMH) and Lafayette General Health (LGH) have reached a long-term lease agreement, whereby LGH will assume expanded management and operational control o

Meth Lab found in Abbeville

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The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit located a meth lab in Abbeville that resulted in four arrests.

Abbeville's fire substation reopens

The Abbeville Fire Department’s Hebert Substation No. 2.

The oldest fire station in Abbeville will not see an extended break after all.

Kaplan goes Hollywood

Crew members work on a scene for “The Quarry” Monday afternoon at the Sunnyside Motel in Kaplan. The HBO crew will be filming in the city through this Saturday.

KAPLAN — When the series “The Quarry” debuts on Cimemax early next year, local viewers may recognize some of the scenery.

Abbeivlle's Koryn expects to have busy summer

Koryn sits on the Cleveland bench long before singing the national anthem last week.

Koryn Hawthorne is expected to have a busy summer, which is great news for the 17-year-old singing sensation.



Teammates swarm Bella Doucet after she knocked in the game winning run with a single on Saturday.


VC coach Jesse Faulk runs onto the field after Bella Doucet's hit.


VC running up to Bella Doucet after the hit.


Kelsey Michel scores the game winning run in the 10th inning. She was on third base.


Ainsley Mallet beats the throw to first base on a bunt single in the bottom of the 10th inning.

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The Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles are heading to Sulphur for the first time in eight years.


Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza joins the Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville Chapter during their general chapter meeting on April 5 to present and read an official proclamation honoring April 03-06 as National Junior Auxiliary Week. Mayor Piazza thanked the chapter for their leadership, dedication and service to the community over the years. Mayor Piazza has been a supporter of JA of Abbeville since his installation as and the chapter is immensely grateful for his friendship. Members showcased their JA pride by wearing their chapter color, blue, and signifying their JA Week theme “Let BLUE Reign”.


Members of JA of Abbeville gathered for dinner at the new Riverfront location following the final chapter meeting of the JA year and in observance of Junior Auxiliary Week. Pictured are Marcy Lege, Shelly Libersat, Rita Broussard, Tara Duplantis, Renee Bertrand, Beverly Lege, Angie Detraz, Hollie Trahan, Tanya Istre, Liz Perry, Jamie Corner, Angelle Broussard, Dr. Anita Carrere, Laurie Gunter and Renee Duhon.



A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers for Harvey Lee Broussard, 86, who passed away on April 26, 2016.

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