Michael “BJ” OBryan Jr.

Update: Suspect arrested in Abbeville

According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon a person wanted by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office in regards to a vehicle pursuit which ended in Vermilion Parish yesterday has been arrested.
Sheriff Couvillon said that Michael OBryan Jr. was arrested without incident at an apartment complex in Abbeville at approximately 11:15 a.m. this morning by members of the Vermilion Parish Narcotics Task Force and Detectives.
OBryan will be later transported and booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on charges stemming from yesterday’s incident.

Abbeville Police rewarding good drivers

It pays to be a good driver and beginning this weekend the Abbeville Police Department will be rewarding good drivers with gift cards.
An anonymous donor purchased 50 gift cards that have a balance of $20 each and presented them to the APD. Chief Bill Spearman said he is grateful for that donation and says that the donor wanted to do something nice for people this holiday season.

Elise Mencacci, 9, has been in remission for three years after bring diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis at 3 years old.

Erath family gives back to St. Jude patients during Christmas season

ERATH - Elise Mencacci is a local 9-year-old who was diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis at the young age of 3.
She received two years of Chemotherapy treatment at the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic in Baton Rouge and has been in remission for three years now.

Santa will make an appearance at Saturday's parade in Abbeville.

Christmas Parade rolls Saturday in Abbeville

The Annual Christmas parade in Abbeville will kick off on Saturday, December 8 at 6 p.m. Pictures with Santa will follow at the Magdalen Square Gazebo.
“This year, there are a few new developments we are excited about this year” Francis Plaisance says “We will have carolists performing during the parade as well as in the square with a few other exciting new things.”
Super 1 Foods will have chocolates and cookies at the square for the public to enjoy. There will also be a marching band this year.


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