Charges have formally been upgraded for four men allegedly involved in the robbery and beating of Rickey Picard Jr. in early April.

Wayne Landry

Wayne Landry announced during a meeting in April that he considered stepping down from his District D seat on the Abbeville City Council. Landry confirmed Tuesday during a regular city council meeting that he will in fact not resign. Landry made the announcement during his allotted comment time.

Wilson Hargrave

Three Vermilion Parish men and one female have been arrested and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center on Burglary charges.

Wayne Landry

Wilson Hargrave

Abbeville High students graduate in the gym.

The entire gym at Abbeville High was full with parents and family members.

The 109th Annual Commencement Exercise was held at Abbeville High on Friday.

Erath senior wins 'What I want to be and why' essay contest

Alix Puyau speaks to the Abbeville Rotarians this week.

For the last 35-plus years, the Abbeville Rotary Club has been sponsoring “What I Want to Be and Why” essay contest, and this year’s winner is Erath High senior Alix Puyau.

J.H. Williams students earn trip to New Orleans

Staff takes kids who displayed good behavior this school year

Administrators at J.H. Williams Middle made a promise to students at the beginning of this school year, good behavior will be rewarded.

Abbeville 's 'Dooley' Hardy Scholarship awarded to NV student

Presenting Jared Langley with his scholarship are Det. Leland Laseter and S.P.O. Trent Guidry.

The Fraternal Order of Police John “Dooley” Hardy Memorial Lodge presented this years’ John “Dooley” Hardy Memorial Scholarship to Jared Langley of Maurice.

Abbeville's own Koryn moves on to The Voice finals

Koryn Hawthorne sings on The Voice this past Monday.

Koryn Hawthorne of Abbeville is moving on to the finals of The Voice.
Tuesday night Koryn found out America voted her as one of the four finalists on this year’s The Voice.

Driver walked away from accident north of Kaplan

The SUV flipped a couple of times and stopped in a sugar cane field.

The driver of this SUV walked away from the accident with just a scratch on his hand.
The one vehicle accident occurred Sunday afternoon on La. 13, north of Kaplan.



Gueydan’s Cheyenne Lacomb earned a spot on the All-District First Team in a utility spot.


VC’s Bella Doucet earned first team All-District honors in the outfield.

Thirteen total Vermilion Parish softball players earned a spot on either the first or second teams in District 7-1A.


Clayton Chauvin rehearsing for ‘Rainmaker’.


(bottom) Michael Durand, Jennifer Young, Andrew Palmintier, and Clayton Chauvin as The Rainmaker. (top) Michael J. Parich, Sr. and Andrew Mills.

When the lead actor dropped out of her production three weeks before opening night, director Dianne Moss found herself in a situation she had never encountered.


ERATH — A Mass of Christian Burial for Marianne Geoffroy Thibodeaux, 92, will be 11:00AM Friday May 22, 2015 in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Rev. Bill Melancon officiating.

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