Halloween is just around the corner, and your best bet for safe family fun is the Scare on the Square, Magdalen Square in Downtown Abbeville. The Vermilion Parish Library is a proud sponsor again this year, and there are fun activities for the whole family planned!
There will be a town hall meeting Tuesday to talk about Common Core. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at Magdalen Place, downtown Abbeville. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. Those putting on the meeting are encouraging parents and teachers to bring questions.

Babe Ruth State Commissioner Mike Markins presents Hall of Fame induction plaque to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza. Taking part in the ceremony is Councilman Brady Brsoussard Jr., who is representing his father, former Mayor Brady Broussard Sr., Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Commissioner Joe Cormier and Gene Sellers, who helped bring the first World Series to Abbeville in 1974.

Abbeville has long been known as a baseball town. That is because of Abbeville’s history with Babe Ruth Baseball, which dates back to the 1950s. Abbeville received some recognition Tuesday for its connection to the sport when Babe Ruth, Inc. announced that it has inducted Abbeville into its Louisiana Babe Ruth Hall of Fame.

Babe Ruth State Commissioner Mike Markins presents Hall of Fame induction plaque to Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza. Taking part in the ceremony is Councilman Brady Brsoussard Jr., who is representing his father, former Mayor Brady Broussard Sr., Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Commissioner Joe Cormier and Gene Sellers, who helped bring the first World Series to Abbeville in 1974.

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Abbeville man convicted of indecent behavior with a juvenile

Jeffery Freeman

Jeffery Freeman was on trial this past week in Abbeville for aggravated rape of a juvenile charge, but a jury came back with a guilty verdict on the charge of indecent behavior with a juvenile, whi

Cars with children heading to LeBlanc Elementary hit each other

The two vehicles ended up side by side after the accident Friday morning.

A two-vehicle accident, involving children heading to LeBlanc Elementary, happened Friday morning at the intersection of La. 338 and North Airport Road, north of Abbeville.

Wildlife agent meets with Rotary to discuss upcoming hunting seasons

Justin Sonnier, an agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, speaks to Rotary Club members.

Many hunters around Vermilion Parish will be up early Saturday to take advantage of the opening of teal season.
The season will wrap up on Sept. 28.

Two Louisiana men arrested for child pornography

Michael Cocke

(BATON ROUGE, LA) — Joint law enforcement efforts led by Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) have resulted in the arrest of two Louisiana men this week on child pornography cha

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Sports

The Notre Dame Pios continue to pitch a shutout over the last three games.
The Abbeville Wildcats became their latest victim this past Friday night.

Lifestyle

On their wedding day in 1964.

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Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.

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