Charges have formally been upgraded for four men allegedly involved in the robbery and beating of Rickey Picard Jr. in early April.

Wayne Landry

Wayne Landry announced during a meeting in April that he considered stepping down from his District D seat on the Abbeville City Council. Landry confirmed Tuesday during a regular city council meeting that he will in fact not resign. Landry made the announcement during his allotted comment time.

Wilson Hargrave

Three Vermilion Parish men and one female have been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center on Burglary charges.

Wayne Landry

Wilson Hargrave

Meeting about Common Core in Abbeville on Tuesday

There will be a town hall meeting Tuesday to talk about Common Core.
The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at Magdalen Place, downtown Abbeville.

Abbeville inducted into state Babe Ruth Hall of Fame

Babe Ruth State Commissioner Mike Markins presents Hall of Fame induction plaque to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza. Taking part in the ceremony is Councilman Brady Brsoussard Jr., who is representing his father, former Mayor Brady Broussard Sr., Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Commissioner Joe Cormier and Gene Sellers, who helped bring the first World Series to Abbeville in 1974.

Abbeville has long been known as a baseball town.
That is because of Abbeville’s history with Babe Ruth Baseball, which dates back to the 1950s.

North Vermilion High Homecoming Court

North Vermilion Homecoming Court Seated: Lindsey Palma, Simone Pillette, Kylie Hebert, Katie Kern, Brooke Baudoin Standing: Cassidy Hoffpauir, Hannah Vidallier, Saygan Broussard, Lanie Breaux, Lu

Delcambre High Homecoming Court

The 2014 Delcambre High Homecoming Court: The front row, sitting (from the left): Lexi Lombas, Lindsay Mitchell, Alana Bacas, Jenna David and Shaely Landry.

No more Violence No more Silence

Area ladies recently took the pledge to support the newly launched Faith House campaign “No more Violence No more Silence. Attending a luncheon at River Oaks in Lafayette are front row from left, Stephanie LeBlanc and Hannah Theriot. Back row, Kathy Richard, Bonnie Hebert, Debra Harrington, Judy LeBlanc, Dana LeBlanc, Tammy Broussard and Melinda Smith.

Faith House is a nonprofit organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children.

Five Vermilion Parish Schools make A grade

Vermilion Parish has five schools that had a school performance grade of A.
Three of the five schools were elementary schools, and the other two were high schools.

Ghosts spotted in Abbeville

If you see a few ghosts around Abbeville, don’t be scared.
The “Ghosts on the Bayou” are friendly.

North Vermilion celebrating homecoming week

The North Vermilion Boys’ Court (Right to left): Hagen Riche, Logan Meaux, Seth Patin, Ty Desormeaux, Ean Trahan, Cole Latiolais, Bryon Turner, Devin Magnon, Diego Amador, Donald Comeaux, Cameron Touchet, Grant Baudoin. Not Pictured: Lane Broussard.

LEROY — Homecoming festivities have begun for North Vermilion High School and will conclude on Saturday, October 25.



Gueydan’s Cheyenne Lacomb earned a spot on the All-District First Team in a utility spot.


VC’s Bella Doucet earned first team All-District honors in the outfield.

Thirteen total Vermilion Parish softball players earned a spot on either the first or second teams in District 7-1A.


Clayton Chauvin rehearsing for ‘Rainmaker’.


(bottom) Michael Durand, Jennifer Young, Andrew Palmintier, and Clayton Chauvin as The Rainmaker. (top) Michael J. Parich, Sr. and Andrew Mills.

When the lead actor dropped out of her production three weeks before opening night, director Dianne Moss found herself in a situation she had never encountered.


ERATH — A Mass of Christian Burial for Marianne Geoffroy Thibodeaux, 92, will be 11:00AM Friday May 22, 2015 in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Rev. Bill Melancon officiating.

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