A vehicle fire occurred in the driveway of a home in Kaplan early Tuesday morning. The Ford truck is owned by Kissan Judge. The fire burned the vehicle and parts of the carport. No one was injured in the fire.

Theriot Field at A.A. Comeaux Park in Abbeville

There will likely be a new director of the Abbeville Parks and Recreation Department by this time next week. The Abbeville City Council will interview five finalists prior to next Tuesday’s regular council meeting.
According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, a 4-wheeler accident claimed the life of two people, and a juvenile being hospitalized just after 1 a.m. this morning..

Theriot Field at A.A. Comeaux Park in Abbeville

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Truck catches fire in Kaplan

A vehicle fire occurred in the driveway of a home in Kaplan early Tuesday morning. The Ford truck is owned by Kissan Judge. The fire burned the vehicle and parts of the carport.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Sept. 1-8

Kim Paul Boudreaux
(Male)
DOB: 7/25/1960
Charge: Aggravated Assault With a Firearm

Sy P. Broussard
(Male)
DOB: 6/15/1971
Charge: Contempt of Court

VC holds off Erath comeback

Emile Trahan of VC and Erath’s Ross Granger and Zach Broussard (7) go up for the ball. Trahan came down with the catch.

The Vermilion Catholic Eagles hung on to beat the Erath Bobcats 35-30 Friday in a shoot out.

Cooking With Heart

Mary Harris (left) and Kenneth Brent Moore prepare a meal Friday morning at the St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center’s soup kitchen. Harris, the head cook, has prepared nearly 60,000 hot meals this year.

If food can feed the soul, then it makes sense that the cooking would come from the heart.

Abbeville council reviews crime stats over 10 years

Abbeville Councilman Francis Touchet Jr.

Concerned about an increase in crime in the city, Abbeville Councilman Francis Touchet Jr. suggested in July that statistics be gathered and presented in an attempt to reach the source.

‘FIEB Backers aims to help school/students

One way the FIEB Backers Club raises money for their school is by working the concession stand at the LSU Tiger Stadium.

Every year, schools face difficult problems which include shrinking budgets, increasing class sizes, government mandates and the challenges of delivering quality education are daunting.

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Sports

The Gueydan Bears get ready for their game last Friday versus Sacred Heart of Ville Platte.

he Gueydan Bears are hoping to get their first win in their homecoming game Friday night versus North Central.

Lifestyle

Kendrik Shamar Stelly
A son, Kendrik Shamar Stelly, was born Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wayne Stelly Jr.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Ronald “Big Daddy” Oubre Sr., 68, will be held Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 2:00PM at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Abbeville with FR.

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