The Abbeville City Council is taking a step to review a nearly 30-year-old ordinance that makes it illegal to openly carry a gun in the city limits.
Christmas will be here before we know it. In past years, during the Christmas season, folks in the community have selflessly provided gifts for children of Faith House to help them celebrate Christmas.

Some 7 hours after the fire department arrived, they were still trying to put out the fire.

No one was injured in a house fire Wednesday morning on Martin Luther King Drive in Abbeville. The Abbeville Fire Department arrived on scene at around 1:30 Wednesday morning and finally left the location at 8 that same morning. No one was sleeping in the wooden house at the time of the fire.

Some 7 hours after the fire department arrived, they were still trying to put out the fire.

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VC's Homecoming Court

The 2014 VC Homecoming Court

Here are members of the 2014 Vermilion Catholic Homecoming Court: Back row:- Audrey Blaire, Lexi Langlinais, Queen Ashailee Brailey, Maci Ardoin, Kirsten Broussard: Front Row- Halie Wright, Lilly C

Erath ends boil advisory for water

The Louisiana Board of Health informed the town of Erath at 11 a.m. Thursday that its last water sample passed, ending the five-day boil advisory.

Sounds on the Square today in Abbeville

The Envies will perform this evening at Sounds on the Square.

A local act will be front and center this evening when the Envies take the stage for Sounds on the Square.

Touchet's Bar in Vermilion Parish is place for cracklin cook-off on Saturday

Holding up his cracklins is Clarence “T-Boy” Desormeaux (right). Also in the photo are Derek Touchet (left) and his father, Calvin Touchet (middle).

Cooking cracklins is not just about throwing raw pigskin into hot grease and watching it fry. There is an art to it that most people do not know unless they have mastered it.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join Faith House and show support by attending the Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, October 16 on the Vermilion Parish Courthouse steps at 5:30 p.m.

Domestic violence is a problem that can affect anyone at anytime. Considering victims are usually frightened by their abusers, they often suffer in silence.

Food cans collected for Christian Service Center in Abbeville

The Christian Service Center’s (L-R) Anthony Borden, Kenneth Brent Moore and Deborah Sanders unpack food recently donated by Vermilion Catholic and members of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church.

After seeing shelves mostly bare, workers at the St. Mary Magdalen Christian Service Center received a recent boost.

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Sports

Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles players during a game against North Vermilion last season. VC opens their season against Teurlings Catholic tonight.

After earning a 25-4 record last season, the Vermilion Catholic girl’s basketball season tips off tonight at home against Teurlings Catholic High School.

Lifestyle

Zuri Lee Sellers
A daughter, Zuri Lee Sellers, was born Monday, November 3, 2014, at Abbeville General Hospital, to Amber Paige Sellers from Abbeville.

Obituaries

ERATH — Funeral services for Pamela Faye Hebert,48, will be 7:00PM Friday November 21,2014 in David Funeral Home of Erath.

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