Lt. Joseph Boneski spent 25 years with the Abbeville Police Department.

Joseph Boneski II sits at the desk in his office at the Abbeville Police Department Thursday afternoon. It’s a space Lt. Boneski has spent much of his time in recent years. On this Thursday afternoon in late July, it’s his for only a couple of more hours.

Delcambre Port Director Wendell Verret, third from left, accepts the Spirit of Community Award on behalf of the Town of Delcambre during the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla. Other members of the Climate Community of Practice from Louisiana congratulating the town include Nicole Love of The Nature Conservancy, left, Jennifer Gerbasi from Terrebonne Parish Planning and Zoning, Lauren Land and Dianne Lindstedt of Louisiana Sea Grant, Henri Boulet of Louisiana 1 Coalition, Jim Wilkins, Melissa Daigle and Katie Lea of Louisiana Sea Grant.

DELCAMBRE - The town of Delcambre has been recognized for its efforts in planning for a changing climate.

Sheriff Mike Couvillon

Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon’s purchase of a home at a Vermilion Parish Sheriff Sale in 2014 violated a state law, according to the Louisiana Board of Ethics. Couvillon could be fined as much as $10,000 by the Ethics Board.

Lt. Joseph Boneski spent 25 years with the Abbeville Police Department.

Delcambre Port Director Wendell Verret, third from left, accepts the Spirit of Community Award on behalf of the Town of Delcambre during the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla. Other members of the Climate Community of Practice from Louisiana congratulating the town include Nicole Love of The Nature Conservancy, left, Jennifer Gerbasi from Terrebonne Parish Planning and Zoning, Lauren Land and Dianne Lindstedt of Louisiana Sea Grant, Henri Boulet of Louisiana 1 Coalition, Jim Wilkins, Melissa Daigle and Katie Lea of Louisiana Sea Grant.

Sheriff Mike Couvillon

Delcambre wins an award

Delcambre Port Director Wendell Verret, third from left, accepts the Spirit of Community Award on behalf of the Town of Delcambre during the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice annual meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla. Other members of the Climate Community of Practice from Louisiana congratulating the town include Nicole Love of The Nature Conservancy, left, Jennifer Gerbasi from Terrebonne Parish Planning and Zoning, Lauren Land and Dianne Lindstedt of Louisiana Sea Grant, Henri Boulet of Louisiana 1 Coalition, Jim Wilkins, Melissa Daigle and Katie Lea of Louisiana Sea Grant.

DELCAMBRE - The town of Delcambre has been recognized for its efforts in planning for a changing climate.

Another shooting in Abbeville

On Wednesday at approximately 6:34 p.m., the Abbeville Police Department responded to the complaint of shots fired in the area of Oak and Hayes Streets.

Teen found safe

Shaina Crochet

Update: teen has been located and is safe.

Abbeville Police investigate theft of mower from Stine

The three suspects load the mower on a trailer attached to a single-cab Chevrolet at Stine in Abbeville. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department at 893-2511.

The Abbeville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a Husqvarna, Zero-Turn lawn mower from Stines.

Shooting victim, Breaux, mourned in Franklin

Mayci Breaux was buried on Monday..

FRANKLIN — Hundreds of mourners filed into the Church of the Assumption this morning for the service celebrating the life of Mayci Breaux, 21, one of two women fatally shot Thursday at The Grand 16

Noel family building a community within a community in Abbeville

One day these 19 acres on the north side of Abbeville will be full of homes.

On the northern part of Abbeville along Jane Street (the old quarter mile road), there is construction taking place to create something that has never been built in Abbeville.

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Sports

Owen Stutes makes a catch in the outfield for QSA.

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Christen Migues beats out the throw at first base for a single against Welsh. (photo by Sadie Suire)

ERATH - The QSA 10-and-under All-Stars were in a win or go home situation Sunday afternoon in the third day of the Pony Regional Tournament.

Lifestyle

The 2015-2016 Eagleline includes (top to bottom) Madison Hebert (Jr.), Gabrielle Davis (Fr.), Catherine Romaine (Fr.), Hannah Trahan (Soph.), Michelle Noel (Coach), Avery Hebert (Fr.), Molly Landry (Fr.), Laura Landry (Jr.),Abbey Hebert (Jr.), Bailey Mire (Fr.), Meredith David (Soph.), Madison Landry (Sr./Secretary-Treasurer), Caroline Landry (Sr./Captain), Cailin Trahan (Sr./Co-Captain), Anne-Marie Marceaux (Sr.)

The Vermilion Catholic Eagleline attended Universal Dance Association camp held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge June 22-25.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral services for Rev. Riley “Chili” Graham, 65, will be at 4:00 PM Monday August 3, 2015 in David Funeral Home of Abbeville with Rev. Sam Brooks officiating.

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