Abbeville fireman Beau Barres explains to the kids about the fire trucks.

A group of parents decided instead of  letting their children sit around the house and do nothing, they want to show them there is a world out there to see.

Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department adjusts the camera on his uniform.

The high-profile shooting involving a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last summer launched the issue of  law enforcement wearing body cameras into a national conversation.

Koryn Hawthorne

This week, Koryn Hawthorne is in   Los Angeles, and if she is lucky, she will not be back until after May 16 - the night of the finals.

Abbeville fireman Beau Barres explains to the kids about the fire trucks.

Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department adjusts the camera on his uniform.

Koryn Hawthorne

Wildlife agent meets with Rotary to discuss upcoming hunting seasons

Justin Sonnier, an agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, speaks to Rotary Club members.

Many hunters around Vermilion Parish will be up early Saturday to take advantage of the opening of teal season.
The season will wrap up on Sept. 28.

Two Louisiana men arrested for child pornography

Michael Cocke

(BATON ROUGE, LA) — Joint law enforcement efforts led by Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) have resulted in the arrest of two Louisiana men this week on child pornography cha

Survey says coastal protection is No. 1 worry in Vermilion Parish

Many residents worry their homes and cars are going to flood when the next hurricane makes landfall near the parish.

After two years in the making, the Vermilion Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan is complete, and the plan shows coastal protection is the number one worry of Vermilion Parish residents.

Cattle Festival Citizen of the Year is Gerard Sellers

Gerard Sellers will be honored as Cattle Festival Citizen of the Year.

The 66th Annual Cattle Festival announced that Gerard Sellers has been selected at the Citizen of the Year for the 2014 Cattle Festival.

Abbeville citizens receive letters offering water line insurance plans

City officials are asking Abbeville residents not to sign anything sent to them in the mail before they read it and understand it.

Letters offering insurance plans for exterior water lines have reportedly been received by several Vermilion Parish residents during the last two years.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Aug. 17-25

Dianne Mouton Allen
DOB: 9/24/1952
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods

Melissa Arceneaux
DOB: 8/13/1969
Charge: Warrant Arrest

North Vermilion Middle will be open on Monday

North Vermilion Middle School teacher Laurie Pennington talks with NV Middle School Principal Joan Romero (right).

Monday will be a big day for 513 students, 33 teachers, office workers and two administrators of the brand new North Vermilion Middle School.



Erath second baseman Bren Faulk prepares for a pitch during the game against Fairview Thursday.

The Erath Bobcat baseball team rebounded from a tough loss against St. Charles with a 10-0 win at home against Fairview Thursday evening.


A’xyli Zanae Nunez
A daughter, A’zyli Zanae Nunez was born Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Abbeville General Hospital to Charnisa Lenitra Nunez of Abbeville.

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