Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department adjusts the camera on his uniform.

The high-profile shooting involving a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last summer launched the issue of  law enforcement wearing body cameras into a national conversation.

Koryn Hawthorne

This week, Koryn Hawthorne is in   Los Angeles, and if she is lucky, she will not be back until after May 16 - the night of the finals.
The price of oil has fallen over the last year by 50 percent and many are scratching their heads trying to figure out why.

Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department adjusts the camera on his uniform.

Koryn Hawthorne

Vermilion Parish police departments using body cameras

Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department adjusts the camera on his uniform.

The high-profile shooting involving a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last summer launched the issue of  law enforcement wearing body cameras into a national conversation.

Cultural center in Abbeville to close for renovation project

The Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed for at least the next four months.

For the next few months, doors to the Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance Center Art Museum will be closed.

LDWF Agents, APCO deputies searching for crawfish burglar

Cary G. Bastian is wanted for stealing crawfish.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Rayne man.  

Happy Birthday balloon causes power outage in Abbeville

A Happy Birthday balloon caused a power outage in Abbeville Tuesday evening.

When power goes out unexpectedly, it’s often a result of bad weather causing a tree branch to fall on a line.
Squirrels are even the issue many times. Here’s a new one...a balloon.

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Sports

Erath second baseman Bren Faulk prepares for a pitch during the game against Fairview Thursday.

The Erath Bobcat baseball team rebounded from a tough loss against St. Charles with a 10-0 win at home against Fairview Thursday evening.

Lifestyle

Stephen Meaux

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One of Stephen Meaux’s documentaries is on crawfishing. Shown is Justin Stelly pulling in a crawfish cage during a filming.

Kaplan native and filmmaker, Stephen Meaux, embraces his roots by preserving them through documentaries.

Obituaries

ERATH – A Mass of Christian Burial honoring the life of Velma Todd DesOrmeaux, 84, will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Fr.

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