The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

The Abbeville Police have warned the owner of the property at 700 E. Oak Street, off Graceland Avenue to stop the criminal activity on the property or else. Well, the criminal activity allegedly continued and the Abbeville Police enforced the “or else.”
More than 80 people gathered Tuesday evening in Abbeville with the goal to devise steps to answer growing concerns with crime. City officials met with residents at Visions of Hope, located in the old Herod High School building.
With big elections slated for October, Vermilion Parish is peppered with political signs at the moment. Unfortunately for some candidates, there are not as many signs as originally intended.

The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

QSA finishes fourth at Pony regional tournament in Erath

Members of the team are (bottom row, left to right), Owen Stutes, Cameron Durke, Christen Migues, bat boy Lane Goutierrez, Sage Suire and Colin Broussard. Top row, (left to right) Bo Lancon, Ryan Fobbs, Cabot Lebeouf, Landon Stubblefield, Aiden Mouton, Thomas Collins, and Austin Hebert. The coaches are Erick Durke, Shane Suire and Chip Goutierrez. (photo by Sadie Suire).

QSA’s 10-and-under All-Stars Head Coach Chip Goutierrez told his team before the Pony Regional Tournament, he did not want them to lose their first two games and then be knocked out early.

Avoyelles prisoner escapes, found in Abbeville

Jeremy Fontenot was found in Abbeville.

This past Saturday, the Abbeville Police Department was notified by Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office that an inmate had escaped from Avoyelles Parish Jail while on work release during the early mo

Rep. Hensgens, Sen. Perry speak to Vermilion Chamber

Rep. Hensgens (left) and Sen. Perry speak to the members of the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce.

What direction Louisiana takes fiscally in the coming years and well beyond hinges heavily on what happens Oct. 24, 2015.

Woman wakes up with mattress on fire

Before the fire spread to the front of the house, family members were able to escape through the front door Thursday night.

An Abbeville woman was lying in bed and felt her feet getting warmer than usual. When she checked, she saw the end of her mattress on fire.

Pitre, former COO of LSN papers, dies

Willie Pitre

Willie Pitre, 70, who served as chief operating officer of Louisiana State Newspapers and publisher of The Eunice News, died Friday at his residence in Lafayette.

Vermilion Chamber, F.U.E.L. holding school supply drive

The school supply drive will run through Aug. 13.

With a little more than a month until kids head back to class, the business community in Vermilion Parish is working to assure the school year begins positively for all students.



Abbeville Head Football Coach Gary Adkins was able to see that the 2015 Wildcats are slowly learning their new offense but there is still work that needs to be done.


The 2014 La. Cattle Festival royalty will be giving up their crown next month.

The Louisiana Cattle Festival is in search of young ladies of all ages and young men ages 0-4 to enter their pageants to be held on September 12 and 13, 2015 at the Abbeville High Auditorium.

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