Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

A little star was born Friday night for the Abbeville Wildcats. That little star is junior Jose Pedroza. Pedroza had a hand in Abbeville’s three touchdowns and came up with a big defensive hit for the Wildcats in their 21-6 jamboree victory over the North Vermilion Patriots. It was also his first varsity start.

Paul (son), Cheryl & David Trahan

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita approaching, the Abbeville Meridional continues our series of articles with David and Cheryl Trahan’s recount of the storm.
If you see a school bus that is stopped, there are kids around. Protocol is in place to assure the kids who are loading or unloading the bus remain safe. Unfortunately there are cases when other drivers are not obeying laws regarding school buses.

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

Paul (son), Cheryl & David Trahan

A Small Star Was Born For Abbeville Wildcats

Abbeville's Jose Pedroza (9) runs around the corner as NV’s Triston Romero approaches.

A little star was born Friday night for the Abbeville Wildcats.
That little star is junior Jose Pedroza.

Trahans recall road home

Paul (son), Cheryl & David Trahan

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Rita approaching, the Abbeville Meridional continues our series of articles with David and Cheryl Trahan’s recount of the storm.

29-year-old truck found in Vermilion River

An Abbeville fireman washes the mud off the truck.

After about 60 minutes of pulling it across the dock on Friday around 4:45 p.m., Truman Abshire's Wrecker Service managed to pull the old muddy truck out of the Vermilion River and onto the dock ne

Abbeville police seize mobile home

The Abbeville Police seized this mobile home.

The Abbeville Police have warned the owner of the property at 700 E. Oak Street, off Graceland Avenue to stop the criminal activity on the property or else.

Narcotics Task Force brings in three

Burns

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon and Chief Tony Hardy, the Vermilion Narcotics Task Force Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish.

Rep. Hensgens receives high marks from multiple groups

Rep. Hensgens

Many Associations around Louisiana have published their 2015 legislator report cards, and State Representative Bob Hensgens, R-Abbeville, has received high marks and recognition from several.

Candidates deal with stolen signs

With big elections slated for October, Vermilion Parish is peppered with political signs at the moment.

Surprise visitor takes dip in pool

The Smiths found this alligator swimming in their pool last week.

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice summer dip in the pool?
Apparently that enjoyment is not limited to people, as the Smiths, who live on Dove Road near Erath, recently discovered.

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Hannah Soileau of Erath High

Hannah Soileau is a 17 year old senior at Erath High School. She maintains a 4.0 grade point average while playing four sports. Her parents are Kyle and Simmie Soileau.

Lifestyle

The 2014 La. Cattle Festival royalty will be giving up their crown next month.

The Louisiana Cattle Festival is in search of young ladies of all ages and young men ages 0-4 to enter their pageants to be held on September 12 and 13, 2015 at the Abbeville High Auditorium.

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