The suspect enters Family Dollar Store on Veterans Memorial Dr. in Abbeville.

On November 25, 2014, at approximately 8:55 p.m., Officers with Abbeville Police Department responded to Valero Corner Store (W. Summers Dr.) in reference to an armed robbery. Officers arrived on scene in less than two minutes and learned the suspect had fled the scene on foot. Investigators were called to the scene.

Kavan Broussard

A high-speed chase through Abbeville on Tuesday ended when a black Dodge Charger ran off the road and struck a culvert on Mike Street, near the Winn-Dixie parking lot, Abbeville Police said.

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

GUEYDAN - Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat was what some considered the perfect child. Her mother Rhonda Leger Venissat would agree. “She is the perfect kid,” said Rhonda on Sunday night. “I loved her personality, because she could laugh at herself. That meant a lot to me.”

The suspect enters Family Dollar Store on Veterans Memorial Dr. in Abbeville.

Kavan Broussard

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

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Abbeville Police investigating two armed robberies

The suspect enters Family Dollar Store on Veterans Memorial Dr. in Abbeville.

On November 25, 2014, at approximately 8:55 p.m., Officers with Abbeville Police Department responded to Valero Corner Store (W. Summers Dr.) in reference to an armed robbery.

Abbeville Police arrested three after chase through city

Kavan Broussard

A high-speed chase through Abbeville on Tuesday ended when a black Dodge Charger ran off the road and struck a culvert on Mike Street, near the Winn-Dixie parking lot, Abbeville Police said.

Mom of Kaitlin Venissat says her daughter was the perfect child

Rhonda Venissat, the mother of Kaitlin, walks around with a carved piece of wood with a picture of her daughter.

GUEYDAN - Kaitlin Elizabeth Venissat was what some considered the perfect child.
Her mother Rhonda Leger Venissat would agree.

Acadiana veterans enjoy duck hunt thanks to volunteers

Christopher Brandon Sullivan (left) and Russell Dayneaux.

Russell Dayneaux and Christopher Brandon Sullivan’s duck hunt Thursday morning, located south of Intracoastal City, was not your typical duck hunt.

Volunteers help make "Hero Hunts' possible

These men volunteered to make two veterans happy by providing them a duck hunt this past week.

Individuals and companies are stepping up to make Hero Hunts possible.

An overturned tractor trailer kills a Maurice man

Russell Charles's sugar cane truck flipped over. (Photo courtesy of KATC)

NEW IBERIA - Louisiana State Troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on US 90 near LA Highway 668 near Jeanerette around 7 a.m. on Friday.

Falgout ready to help grow economy in Vermilion Parish

Anne Falgout speaks to members of the Abbeville Kiwanis Club.

After the sun has risen and established itself over the landscape of Vermilion Parish on a given day, Anne Falgout notices vehicle after vehicle heading north on Highway 167.

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Lanie Breaux takes a free throw during the game Monday night against Delcambre.

The North Vermilion Girls Basketball Tournament began Monday with four games on the slate.

Lifestyle

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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