Casie Bennett

Normally, the Cattle Festival Beauty Pageant goes off without any problems. That was not the case at this year’s beauty pageant.

A shooting took place at the Woodmen of the World in Abbeville early Sunday morning.

The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person responsible for a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning at the Woodmen of the World Lodge on West Woodmen Road, just outside the city limits of Abbeville.

Jade's Lounge on Graceland Street was the scene of a shooting Sunday. The Abbeville police are searching for the shooter.

Abbeville police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning. Police responded to a call of shots fired at 2:59 a.m. after someone reportedly fired multiple rounds into a car parked near Jade’s Lounge at the corner of North Miles Street and Graceland Avenue.

Casie Bennett

A shooting took place at the Woodmen of the World in Abbeville early Sunday morning.

Jade's Lounge on Graceland Street was the scene of a shooting Sunday. The Abbeville police are searching for the shooter.

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Abbeville man convicted of indecent behavior with a juvenile

Jeffery Freeman

Jeffery Freeman was on trial this past week in Abbeville for aggravated rape of a juvenile charge, but a jury came back with a guilty verdict on the charge of indecent behavior with a juvenile, whi

Cars with children heading to LeBlanc Elementary hit each other

The two vehicles ended up side by side after the accident Friday morning.

A two-vehicle accident, involving children heading to LeBlanc Elementary, happened Friday morning at the intersection of La. 338 and North Airport Road, north of Abbeville.

Wildlife agent meets with Rotary to discuss upcoming hunting seasons

Justin Sonnier, an agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, speaks to Rotary Club members.

Many hunters around Vermilion Parish will be up early Saturday to take advantage of the opening of teal season.
The season will wrap up on Sept. 28.

Two Louisiana men arrested for child pornography

Michael Cocke

(BATON ROUGE, LA) — Joint law enforcement efforts led by Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) have resulted in the arrest of two Louisiana men this week on child pornography cha

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Sports

Vermilion Catholic quarterback Hunter Frith (35) looking to pass versus Welsh Friday night. The Eagles beat Welsh 32-26 in overtime.

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Tyler Derouen (28) running versus Welsh Friday night. Derouen scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime.

By Jordan Arceneaux, Sports editor

Lifestyle

Mrs. Phillip Michael LeBlanc

Makenzie Lynne Chaumont and Phillip Michael LeBlanc, both 23, exhanged wedding vows during at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at St. Luke Simpson Methodist Church.

Obituaries

LAFAYETTE — Funeral Services for Oliver Curley Broussard age 85, will be held Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 1:30PM in David Funeral Home with Deacon Cody Miller officiating.

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