Father Felix David Broussard

ST. MARTIN – Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations - Special Victims Unit arrested a Catholic Priest in St. Martin Parish. The arrest was the result of an investigation into his possible possession of pornography involving juveniles.
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Haylie Moreland of Abbeville is back in jail after being arrested by the Rayne Police on Monday. Moreland was picked up by the Vermilion Parish Sheriff Office Monday at 2 p.m. and then released to the Rayne Police Department that afternoon.

Father Felix David Broussard

Exporting Rice In Intracoastal City

Jimmy Richard (right), who knows a lot about rice, teamed with Bubba Broussard (left) of Broussard Brothers, who knows a lot about loading barges, to create B&R Bulk Loading” out of Intracoastal City. They watch rice being loaded on the barge Wednesday morning.

First came the oil field, then the shrimping industry moved in to Intracoastal City. Now, there is a new industry that is thriving and few would have thought it was possible.

Abbeville Arrest Report: April 19-28

Anthony Joseph Bertrand
DOB: 2/4/1986
Charge: Peeping Tom

Brannon Joseph Breaux
DOB: 2/24/1984
Charge: Theft By Shoplifting

VC hits five doubles in first round playoff victory

Cade Boudreaux had two doubles and knocked in four RBIs for VC.

The No. 13 seed Vermilion Catholic hit a season-high five doubles that brought in seven RBIs en route to a 9-3 first-round victory over No. 20 seed East Beauregard on Thursday.

May Festival begins this weekend

May Fest begins this weekend.

The May Festival may be a yearly fundraiser for Mt. Carmel Elementary and Vermilion Catholic, but it is also a chance for families to have fun.

A race to find a cure for little Kennedy

Despite the threatening rain storms, Kennedy Thompson’s Family Fun Day was an outstanding success. The event was held Saturday, April 18, at the Gueydan Duck Festival Grounds. Organizing and attending the event are from left, Eric Thompson, Kennedy Thompson, Jennifer Thompson, Eli Edwards, Edwin Edwards, Trina Edwards and Logan Fournerat.

GUEYDAN - The race to find a cure to a terminal decease can mean life or death for so many and is often considered a race to the finish.

GFWC State Convention

Members of GFWC of LA, District 3, who hosted the 116th State Convention, are (l-r): Staci Dupree, District Treasurer; Tammy Richard, Les Dames de Gueydan; Angie LeBlanc, Les Dames de Gueydan; Marleen Thompson, District 3 President; Rena Labat, GFWC Houma Junior Women’s Club; Sandra Dunbar, District 3 Director of Junior Clubs; Laverne Bihm, Bayou Junior Woman’s Club; Lucinda Martinez, GFWC of LA Vice President; Angela Cutrera, GFWC of LA State President; Brooke Huddleston, Bayou Junior Woman’s Club; Marian St. Clair, GFWC National Second Vice President; Anne Blanchet, District 3 Convention Chairperson, and Elaine Dill, Woman’s Club of Abbeville.

The Woman’s Club of Abbeville and Les Dames de Gueydan were two Vermilion Parish Women’s Clubs in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Louisiana, District 3, which hosted the 116th Annual Sta

Maurice officials propose rededication of 1975 sales tax

The proposed rededication of the 1975 sales tax would allow Maurice to build a fund for capital improvements, which includes road repairs.

MAURICE — The Village of Maurice has collected a sales tax for sewer and water improvements for decades, but currently collects nothing dedicated to enhancing roads.

Abbeville has a top LSU grad

Photo by Margo Jolet
Caroline Broussard

BATON ROUGE – Caroline Broussard of Abbeville is one of the Tiger Twelve Class of 2015.



Evan Dubois warms up before a recent 29er game.

The vacations are over and now it’s time to get back to work for the Gulf Coast Bank 29er American Legion team.


Jamieon Isaiah Walker
A son, Jamieon Isaiah Walker, was born, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Abbeville General to Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Walker of Abbeville.

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