Police are looking for a Toyota Tacoma that is believed to be involved in the Youngsville abduction attempts.

Youngsville police responded Sunday afternoon to a call of an attempted child abduction. It is the second such incident reported by Youngsville residents in less than a week.

The Maree Michael Bridge on LA 91 near Gueydan will be one of two to see improvements because of a recent grant.

U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced $250,000 will be awarded to the Louisiana Department of Transportation for bridge work in Vermilion Parish. The grant will be used to improve the Maree Michael and Creek Bridges on LA 91.
The Richard Guidry Cajun and Creole Language Fund, a Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA), is accepting grant proposals that foster or extend the growth of the French language in public discourse, the arts or education.

Police are looking for a Toyota Tacoma that is believed to be involved in the Youngsville abduction attempts.

The Maree Michael Bridge on LA 91 near Gueydan will be one of two to see improvements because of a recent grant.

Gueydan Duck Festival Junior Grand Marshals announced

GUEYDAN -The Gueydan Duck Festival will hold its annual Wine and Cheese Social Saturday night, August 2 at the Gueydan Civic Center to honor dignitaries, sponsors and supporters.

Biggest One Yet

UL basketball player Kasey Sheppard and many of his teammates were celebrity waiters.

Those involved with this year’s 21st annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner said it had the chance to be the biggest ever.
They were right.

Progressive has garbage pickup problems

The Vermilion Parish Police Jury is four months into its contract with Progressive Waste Solutions to pick up garbage in the parish, and the jury is already not happy with the marriage.

Abbeville Arrest Report: July 14-21

Robert Joseph Broussard Jr.
(Male)
DOB: 11/28/1978
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods
Charge: Entry/Remain on Premises After Being Forbidden

Flag for a ‘brother’

Members of the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department and the Abbeville Woodmen of the World salute the flag that will now honor Allen Bares Jr.

More than a month after losing Allen Bares Jr., members of the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department continue to honor their fallen brother.

Abbeville Arrest Report: July 7-14

Joel Belanger II
(Male)
DOB: 5/5/1968
Charge: (Misdemeanor) Theft of Goods

Jessica Bourque
(Female)
DOB: 1/22/1971
Charge: Simple Battery

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Sports

Pascual (43) tackling a North Vermilion ball carrier in their match-up from 2013’s season.

A typical south Louisiana morning in July would have anyone sweating.

Lifestyle

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin and Sydney Abshire are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelli Nicole Boudreaux to Colt Tanner North.

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