Colbey Stelly

A Lafayette teen is behind bars accused of burglarizing a Kaplan camp. According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, 17-year-old Colbey Stelly was arrested following a three month investigation into the burglary of a camp located on Ovey Road.

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Jonathan Touchet does not feel like a life saver, something with which Michael Brewer would disagree. What matters most is that both men were able to arrive for their shifts with the Abbeville Police Department Monday evening thanks to what happened prior to last Thursday’s shift change.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

Monday night may have been the first official Blue Mass in Vermilion Parish. The Mass honored six officers who have fallen in the line of duty in Vermilion Parish. The Blue Mass was held at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Abbeville. The Mass honored law enforcement, fire safety and EMS personnel.

Colbey Stelly

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

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Abbeville police officer saves life of choking policeman

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Jonathan Touchet does not feel like a life saver, something with which Michael Brewer would disagree.

Blue Mass held in Abbeville on Monday

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

Monday night may have been the first official Blue Mass in Vermilion Parish. The Mass honored six officers who have fallen in the line of duty in Vermilion Parish.

Abbeville High football coach apologizes to city and school

Abbeville head coach Chris Towery gives QB Bryce Melancon a play in the first half.

Monday morning second-year Abbeville High Head Football Coach Chris Towery apologized to Abbeville High and city for the way he acted during the homecoming game this past Friday.

Red Barn busy this past weekend for Cattle Festival in Abbeville

The Cattle Festival King and Queens stand with the Beef Cook-Off winners. The winners are Lorraine LeBouef, Stella Durke and Matt Suire.

Festivities are underway for the 66th Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival and Fair, and there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit arrests five in Kaplan

Elicia Collins

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Abbeville firemen honored for saving life of man

Being honored by Bill Gerard of Acadian Ambulance (second from the left) are fire fighter Jeremy Broussard, Capt. Pat Ashley and assistant chief Allen Hebert. Missing from photo is fire fighter Byron Vollmer.

An Abbeville man is probably alive today because he and his wife live right across the street from the Herbert Myles Fire Station located off Maude Avenue.

Abbeville woman turns 103 years old

Maudie Carter Hutchins turned 103 on Saturday.

Maudie Carter Hutchins is not going to pretend she knows the secret to living a long life. On Saturday, she reached the impressive age of 103.

Ms Abbeville loses battle with Leukemia

Paige Levine shown smiling after being named Ms. Abbeville.

The reigning Ms. Abbeville lost her short battle with Leukemia Thursday at the age of 21.

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Sports

Delcambre head coach Darcy Delcambre gives instructions to his team before their game last Thursday night vs. Catholic of Pointe Coupee. Delcambre lost the game 42-21

After suffering a tough home loss last Thursday, the Delcambre Panthers travel to play the Port Barre Red Devils.

Lifestyle

Mrs. David Boudreaux

Miss Alisha Boutin and Mr. David Boudreaux exchanged wedding vows during a ceremony held on Sept. 13, 2014 at Magdalen Place in Abbeville.

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