Wednesday Jul 9
Abbeville expands city limits
Francis Plaisance, the city's mayor pro-tem, couldn't give us a figure, but said the new sub-divisons will mean big money when they are most likely finished in two to three years.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Allen M. Bares Jr. Memorial Fund
According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, there has been a lot request from the public on how to offer financial support for fallen FTO Deputy Allen Bares Jr.'s family.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Abbeville men accused in deputy's slaying face more charges
Two Abbeville men accused of killing Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Deputy Allen Bares Jr. last week will face additional charges of armed robbery and obstruction of justice, State Police said Wednesday.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Officers gather to pay respects to fallen brother
The echoing sirens and frantic lights in downtown Abbeville Friday indicated that something was very wrong.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Acadiana police briefs for Sept. 28, 2014
Opelousas police arrested a 19-year-old man Thursday night in the June 18 killing of another 19-year-old.
Slain deputy receives high honor at funeral
Officials said a fallen Vermillion Parish sheriff's deputy will be honored with a special flag during his funeral Friday.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Authorities seek public's help in Vermilion Parish slayings
State Police and Vermilion Parish's top two lawmen issued a plea Thursday for residents who know any details of this week's fatal shooting of Deputy Allen Bares or about five unsolved murders in Abbeville since 2012 to come forward with what they know.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
More Arrests Made in Shooting Death of deputy
Louisiana State Police have arrested two more people who investigators say helped one of the men accused in the Monday shooting death of an off-duty Vermilion Parish sheriff's deputy.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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PreSonus Audio Electronics Inc. in Baton Rouge and Omega Protein Inc. in Abbeville were among eight regional winners of state manufacturing awards on Tuesday.
St. Landry Parish daily arrest report for June 24, 2014
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Police agencies seek men who killed off-duty Vermilion deputy
Law enforcement officers scoured an Abbeville neighborhood late Monday, seeking at least two men suspected of shooting an off-duty Vermilion Parish deputy.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Off-duty Vermilion deputy killed, suspects sought
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office says an off-duty deputy was found shot to death after he had called in a report about two suspicious people.The off-duty patrol deputy's name has not been released.
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Off-duty deputy killed in Vermilion Parish; suspects on the run
According to investigators, the deputy, whose name is being withheld at this time, was cutting grass near the intersection of W. Cougar Road and S. Hospital Drive in Abbeville when he saw a suspicious vehicle, KATC-TV reports.