Drugs and a pistol found after a car chase.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrest for narcotics related offenses within the parish.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana consumers may need to pay close attention to sales and promotions on food items needed for Thanksgiving dinner this year.

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.

ERATH - The town of Erath and the Erath 4th of July Association would like to invite everyone to attend the 3rd Annual Lighting of the Christmas Lights. This year’s lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 28th at 6:30 PM in front of Erath City Hall. The city hall is located at 115 West Edwards Street.

Drugs and a pistol found after a car chase.

Santa will be in Erath on Friday.


Abbeville business scammed

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Calls from an 800 number claiming to be from the City of Abbeville are a scam and should be ignored.

Abbeville High freshman, despite being 3-feet, 11 inches tall, stands tall when dancing

Abbeville High freshman Halle Theall holds a drawing she recently completed at school. Theall loves to draw and she loves dancing. She is using dancing and art as a way to cope with what life has thrown at her over the last 15 years. She is a 12-year cancer survivor. Despite being 3-feet-11-inches tall, she is also a member of the AHS dance team.

Written by Laura Trahan


Chief Boyd Adams advises officers investigated the following:

Cajuns fall to Creighton, 76-66

Cajuns fall 76-66 in heartbreaking opening round of NCAA tourney

Alas, the Cajuns dance is over so soon. The Cajuns fall to the Creighton Blue Jays, 76-66.



Zack Trangmar of Erath dribbles by a Ascension player.

Despite 32 points from Ashaliee Brailey, the Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles lost 61-58 to Fairview in Wednesday’s St. Thomas More’s Shootout.
Brailey made three 3-pointers.


Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

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