From Monday, August 4, 2014 to Tuesday, August 29, 2014 the Vermilion Parish Library will be conducting an online survey to find out how our patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has made a positive impact on their lives.

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza speaks to the Abbeville Rotary Club members, including Thomas Thompson (far right).

The Abbeville Rotary Club invites Mayor Mark Piazza each year to offer a “State of the City” address. Piazza, who was recently sworn in as mayor for a fourth term, accepted the annual invitation Wednesday, telling members there are plenty of positives in the city.

Photo by Bruce Schultz
Participants from Vermilion Parish at a Marsh Maneuvers grass planting project were, left to right, Jules Hebert of Abbeville with his daughter, Bella Hebert; Italian exchange student Carlo Bicciolo; and Hebert’s son, Link Hebert.

AVERY ISLAND – The Marsh Maneuvers 4-H summer camp is in its 25th year of teaching students about the ecology, anthropology, geology and hydrology of coastal Louisiana.

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza speaks to the Abbeville Rotary Club members, including Thomas Thompson (far right).

Photo by Bruce Schultz
Participants from Vermilion Parish at a Marsh Maneuvers grass planting project were, left to right, Jules Hebert of Abbeville with his daughter, Bella Hebert; Italian exchange student Carlo Bicciolo; and Hebert’s son, Link Hebert.

Christmas Stroll Thursday in Abbeville

This year's ornament features the Vermilion Parish School Board building in Abbeville.

Downtown Abbeville will be alive this evening with the sounds and sights of Christmas.

Body found in Abbeville

The Abbeville Police Department is investigating a body discovered under a house at 209 9th St. Wednesday afternoon.

Abbeville’s Doyle honored by UL Lafayette with Outstanding Alumni Award

Jim Doyle, center, a 1971 UL Lafayette graduate, received the Outstanding Alumni Award during a reception at the Alumni Center on Friday. The award is the highest honor bestowed upon a former student by the UL Lafayette Alumni Association. He is flanked by Dr. Joseph Savoie, president of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Margaret Trahan, president and CEO of United Way of Acadiana.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association has recognized Jim Doyle with the 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award.

BBB offers Cyber Monday tips for internet shopping

In 2012, Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, officially replaced Black Friday as the most popular day to shop for the holidays, as online shopping means avoiding the crowds.

Union Parish shuts down Kaplan offense

The Kaplan Pirates could only get six first downs and 70 total yards en route to a 14-0 loss to Union Parish on the road Friday night.

Mother Nature could not cool-off a hot VC team

The VC defense was able to stop St. Mary's all night.

Mother Nature could not even slow the Vermilion Catholic Screamin’ Eagles down this past Friday night.

Abbeville events to help kick off Christmas season

Santa will be in Abbeville next Saturday for the Christmas Parade.

Looking for a way to get right into to the Christmas spirit? The downtown Abbeville area will offer plenty beginning later this week.

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Sports

Zack Campos was busy lifting weights in the Erath weight room. Campos is training to be the starting offensive center and defensive end this football season.

ERATH - There will be a few new faces on Erath High’s offensive line, but there will also be a familiar face.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin and Sydney Abshire are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelli Nicole Boudreaux to Colt Tanner North.

Obituaries

Toni Lynn Warner, age 53, died peacefully Monday, July 28, 2014.
She is preceded in death by her mother Peggy R. Warner.

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