Robert Crooms Jr.

Abbeville Police have arrested a man wanted in connection to the death of a Texas man.

Delcambre Mayor Pam Blakely

DELCAMBRE - The Delcambre aldermen rehired everyone in city hall and put them on a 90-day probational period to make sure they can do their job correctly. But the aldermen could not decide on who will be the town’s street commissioner.
DELCAMBRE — Finally after 10-plus years of talking about it, water meters are going to happen in 2017. The new Delcambre administration approved funding to supply water meters for commercial businesses and residents at Monday night’s meeting.

Maurice has rare flood

The WOW Hall in Maurice surrounded by water this past weekend.

Sunshine on Monday played a sharp contrast to a weekend that brought around 20 inches of rain to the Maurice area.
Monday did allow residents of the Village of Maurice to begin an unprecedented recovery process.

Louisiana residents urged to register with FEMA

An aerial view from a drone of the Vermilion River, downtown bridge and the west side of the river in Abbeville. This photo was taken on Saturday.
Drone Photos taken by Corey Lege

Louisiana disaster survivors are urged to register for federal disaster assistance with FEMA.
Individuals and business owners in the designated parishes who had severe storm or flood damage may register for assistance the following ways:
Online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov
By calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)

Open and closed roads in Vermilion Parish

The Department of Transportation and Development has announced the following REVISED road closures due to flooding in Vermilion Parish. The roads will be reopened as soon as conditions improve.

Herald delivery may be late because of flooding

ATTENTION SUBSCRIBERS: Due to the excessive flooding, our drivers who pick up the Herald from the printers have not been able to find any roads that were not flooded.

Kaplan flooding

It is reported that Kaplan Elementary has at least eight inches of water in school.

Update on Meridional's Sunday edition

We are sorry to inform our customers that the Abbeville Meridional's Sunday edition cannot be printed today due to roads still being flooded and employees cannot reach the building.

All streets in Kaplan closed!

Chief of Police Boyd Adams has issued the following statement: ANYONE DRIVING AROUND THE STREETS OF KAPLAN WILL BE CITED OR POSSIBLY ARRESTED. STAY OFF OF THE STREETS.

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Sports

Abbeville’s Tayla Willis (right) gets a clean block of a shot by Gueydan’s Ke’Ara Charles (13).

The Gueydan HoneyBears dodged a bullet in their opening game of the Coca-Cola VC Yuletide Tournament on Tuesday.

Lifestyle

Kiyzer Israel Marceaux
A son, Kiyzer Israel Marceaux, was born, Thursday, December 22, 2016, at Abbeville General to Kymberly Paige Marceaux of Kaplan.

The Vermilion Today

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