Abbeville Police recovered evidence during the traffic stop.

On Jan. 15, 2015, at approximately 11:15 a.m., investigators with Abbeville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Franks Alley and S. Miles St. While Investigators were stopping the vehicle, they observed the front seat passenger hiding something between the seats.

William Thibodeaux

By William Thibodeaux, History columnist

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

In what is another sign that Common Core will still be a hot issue this session, despite the budget, lawmakers are saying they've been invited to the Governor's Mansion next week for an "urgent meeting" on the topic.

Abbeville Police recovered evidence during the traffic stop.

William Thibodeaux

State Rep. Bob Hensgens

Natural gas find under Abbeville

This drilling rig next to the Abbeville airport located sand with gas in it.

It looks like there may be gas under the city of Abbeville based on a recent gas find.

Kaplan Police Report

Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Louisiana rice prices fall due to more Arkansas rice

Eric Webster, LSU AgCenter weed scientist, talks at the Vermilion Parish Rice and Soybean Field Day at the Lounsberry Farm near Lake Arthur. / Bruce Schultz/LSU AgCenter

LAKE ARTHUR — Rice prices have fallen because of a big jump in Arkansas rice acreage, an LSU AgCenter agricultural economist said recently at the Vermilion Parish Rice Field Day.

Omega Protein in Intracoastal City wins award

Omega Protein Corporation, a nutritional product company and a leading integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty protein products, is being praised by Louisiana Economic Development (



Logan Goutierrez of Erath came off the bench and hit some big shots, including the game-winner with 14 seconds left.


Monette Bolden had 13 points in the win for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Lady Bobcats (10-9 overall) had a great week of basketball this past week.


Mrs. Gregg Ryan Coyle

Miss Jennifer Langlinais and Gregg Ryan Coyle were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville.


FORKED ISLAND – A Mass of Christian Burial for Thomas James Touchet, 46, will be held at 1:30PM on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church with Fr. Keith Broussard officiating.

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