A quiet Kaplan City Council meeting turned into a heated discussion between Mayor Kirk Champagne and two event chairmen last Tuesday. The Louisiana Cajun Food Fest chairman, Alice Stelly, and the Boogie on the Boulevard chairman, Mike Kloesel approached the council table to turn in two checks to the mayor for their respective events.
The Nov. 4 election day is less than a week away, but many in Vermilion Parish have already made decisions. Early voting ended Tuesday around the state, with 448 voters visiting the Vermilion Parish Registrar of Voters Office to cast ballots on the final day.
While working a seatbelt detail on Wednesday, Oct. 29, Officer Kevin Gary with the Abbeville Police Department apprehended Javion Mitchell on felony drug charges.

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Abbeville officer arrests man on drug charges

While working a seatbelt detail on Wednesday, Oct. 29, Officer Kevin Gary with the Abbeville Police Department apprehended Javion Mitchell on felony drug charges.

Volunteers clean river in Vermilion Parish

Volunteers gathered Saturday to help pull trash from the Vermilion River.

Whether economic, recreational or simply those who live along it enjoying the view, the Vermilion River has an impact on this area.

Delcambre Homecoming Queen

The 2014 Delcambre High School Homecoming Queen is Shaely Rene’ Landry. Shaely is the 17 year old daughter of Terri Landry and Gil Landry.

Halloween is on two different nights this week in Vermilion Parish

Jade Dubois spray paints the legs of his homemade spider, he built this week. The spider is made out of PVC pipe and it sits in front of his house at 301 North Main Street in Abbeville.

Halloween in Vermilion Parish is on two separate nights.
In the municipalities of Abbeville, Kaplan, Mauirce and Delcambre, Halloween will be Thursday night, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Faith House hands out ‘Kisses for Cops’

Pictured (L-R) are Dept. Matt Primeaux, Faith House’s Trisha Jones, Sheriff Michael Couvillon, Warren Reaux, Faith House’s Cindy Triche and Dept. Calvin Weekly.

Faith House is a nonprofit organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Oct. 12-20

Virginia A. Anderson
(Female)
DOB: 3/18/1955
Charge: Theft By Shoplifting

Keena Bliss
(Female)
DOB: 11/4/1986
Charge: Trespassing

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Sports

Erath defense before the snap during last week’s game against Kaplan. The Bobcats are in action tonight at home against West St. Mary.

Erath hopes to get back to their winning ways when they host the winless West St. Mary WolfPack tonight.

Lifestyle

On their wedding day in 1964.

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Mr. and Mrs. Truman Abshire today.

Truman James Abshire and Lona Fay Hebert are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on October 17, 1964.

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