Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department adjusts the camera on his uniform.

The high-profile shooting involving a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last summer launched the issue of  law enforcement wearing body cameras into a national conversation.

Koryn Hawthorne

This week, Koryn Hawthorne is in   Los Angeles, and if she is lucky, she will not be back until after May 16 - the night of the finals.
The price of oil has fallen over the last year by 50 percent and many are scratching their heads trying to figure out why.

Jonathan Touchet of the Abbeville Police Department adjusts the camera on his uniform.

Koryn Hawthorne

Henry native Romero gets $6 million boat named after him

Captain Delfred “Fred” Romero christened the new $6 million boat, owned by Enterprise Marine Services, in Houma on Saturday. The vessel is named M/V Delfred Romero in honor of Romero’s many years of dedicated service. (photo by Vana Plaisance)

Story written by Vana Plaisance

Abbeville's own Koryn Hawthorne advances in The Voice

Koryn Hawthorne is all smiles after learning she will advance on The Voice.

Abbeville’s own Koryn Hawthorne continues to impress the coaches on the NBC singing show “The Voice.”

Maurice sales tax revenue falls in Janurary

MAURICE — It is not a surprise that sales tax revenue would be down in January, as many consumers curtail spending after the Christmas Holidays in December.

Abbeville Arrest Report: March 8-16

Walter Baudoin Jr.
DOB: 6/11/1956
Charge: Theft

Darnisha Lashawyn Borel
DOB: 12/16/1993
Charge: Aggravated Battery

Celebrity Hole In-One kicks off Chitimacha Louisiana Open

John Paul Darden, Chitimacha Tribe Chairman. says Cypress Bayou Casino and the golf tournament make a good team.

With the 24th Annual Chitimacha Louisiana Open coming to Broussard next week, and week-long activities are about to begin to kick-off the golf tournament.



Erath second baseman Bren Faulk prepares for a pitch during the game against Fairview Thursday.

The Erath Bobcat baseball team rebounded from a tough loss against St. Charles with a 10-0 win at home against Fairview Thursday evening.


Stephen Meaux


One of Stephen Meaux’s documentaries is on crawfishing. Shown is Justin Stelly pulling in a crawfish cage during a filming.

Kaplan native and filmmaker, Stephen Meaux, embraces his roots by preserving them through documentaries.


ERATH – A Mass of Christian Burial honoring the life of Velma Todd DesOrmeaux, 84, will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Fr.

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