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Body found under Abbeville house
Authorities say the body of the unidentified man - a black male - was found underneath a house on Ninth St. around 2 p.m. "I kept smelling a scent, like an odor around, so I said 'let me go look in the back.'
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International exports topic at Lafayette workshop
Business owners and representatives listened intently on Wednesday as experts in international markets outlined the rewards and perils of doing business in strange lands, where social and business customs are different.
Food bank gives 300 tons of food to community
A local food bank in Vermilion Parish has managed to give away 300 tons of food so far in 2013.
Sheriff: Trusty escapes Vermilion Parish Jail
Vermilion Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for a trusty who walked out the laundry room and climbed a fence to escape from the jail in Abbeville.
2 suspects arrested for burglary, narcotics
Hebert is alleged to have entered an unlocked vehicle at a local store and removed cash for the complainant's console.
Fr. Donald Theriot passes on
A long time Pastor for St. Mary Magdalen in Abbeville has passed away. Rev. Fr. Donald Theriot was also strongly associated with Vermilion Catholic High School and Mount Carmel Elementary in Abbeville.
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Franklin pedestrian killed in crash
At 4:55 a.m. 42-year-old Chad McFarlain, of Franklin, was walking east in the westbound lanes of Louisiana 182, according to Louisiana State Police Troop I. A 2003 Honda Accord driven by 40-year-old Huy Nguyen of Abbeville, was traveling east.
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Executive Inn Express Abbeville
Located in Abbeville, Louisiana, this hotel offers free internet access. Guest rooms include cable TV and the hotel is 1.6-miles from Abbey Players' Theatre.
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A former Abbeville police officer fired in 2010 after she accidently discharged a Taser stun gun in a class and hit a sixth-grader should be allowed to return to her job, a state appellate court ruled this week.
Youngsville schools no longer under lockdown
Both Green T. Lindon and Youngsville Middle School released their lock down status within 30 minutes, deputies requested the precautionary status while information on the person who had escaped could be obtained.