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  1. Our Views: Term limits more like revolving door for Louisiana's politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... healthy retirement check ahead. In one case this year, Republican Bob Hensgens, a nursing home administrator from Abbeville, won a special election shifting him from the House, where he'd been since 2011, to the Senate. His predecessor was Jonathan ...


  2. Abbeville police recount harrowing rescue of submerged SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A car crash survivor is praising Abbeville Police Officers for their courage after they saved the driver and his girlfriend. Vernell Cain was driving with his girlfriend early in the morning last Monday when he says a seizure caused him to veer off of S. Hospital Dr in Abbeville.


  3. Legal Corner: Can I have Christmas displays in my classroom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Columbus Day shall be a legal holiday. in the parish of Vermilion, the Friday of the Cattle Festival in Abbeville shall be a legal holiday. in the parish of Iberia, the Friday of the Sugar Cane Festival, in the parish of St. Mary, the Friday of the ...


  4. Mother of slain teenager holds vigil on anniversary of sona s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Nearly one year ago, 14-year-old Dylan Plowden was shot and killed near Kibbie and Vernon streets in Abbeville. Jalen Levine is facing a first-degree murder charge in Plowden's death.


  5. Three Louisiana Naitives Earn 2019 Grammy NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... Three of those nominations originate right here in Louisiana. Lafayette native Lauren Daigle earned 2 nominations, Abbeville native Koryn Hawthorne 1 nomination, and Lake Charles native Sean Ardoin has earned 2 nominations.


  6. Hay shortage affecting the cattle industry in Vermilion ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... on the market and the lack of hay also hurts us with the poor cattle," says Coy Durke. Coy Durke, a cattleman in Abbeville, has grown up in the cattle industry. He says the hay shortage has been affecting everyone in the local industry. "We're just ...


  7. Attempted Armed RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 |

    On August 27, 2018, at approximately 12:31 P.M, Officers with the Abbeville Police Department responded to a local business located in the city limits of Abbeville in reference to a complaint of an Attempted Armed Robbery. Upon arrival, Officers spoke to the female victim who advised while performing cashier duties she was appoached by a dark complected white male subject with numerous identifiable tattoos who pretended to have a handgun while he demanded she open the cash register.


  8. Judge finds Vermilion school board violated OpenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Daily World

    ... when he tried to stop teacher Deyshia Hargrave from speaking about Superintendent Jerome Puyau's pay raise. An Abbeville city marshal's deputy, Reggie Hilts, forcibly removed Hargrave from the meeting after she continued to speak. Hargrave was ...


  9. Judge: Ejecting teacher from school board meeting broke lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 |

    In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018,file image made from a video provided by KATC-TV middle-school English teacher Deyshia Hargrave is handcuffed by a city marshal after complying with a marshal's orders to leave a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting in Abbeville, La.


  10. Vermilion Parish School Board violated Open Meeting law when it ejected teacher, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | The Advocate

    Wearing a shirt that reads "#poorlittlewoman" Deyshia Hargrave attends a meeting of the Vermilion Parish School Board on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Abbeville. Teachers from Rene A. Rost Middle School stand on stage during a rally in support of Deyshia Hargrave, a Rost Middle School teacher who was arrested during a recent school board meeting after questioning a superintendent pay increase, Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Magdalen Square in Abbeville, La.


  11. Alford: Lessons learned the hard (and easy) wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... Democrat Sean Morrison, who was squeezed out of the second showing by a mere five votes. Rep. Bob Hengens, R-Abbeville, is now Sen.-elect Hensgens, thanks to his win in Senate District 26 last week. Hengens had no polls, no TV spots and no radio ...


  12. Photos: 5,034 eggs, one omelette at Abbeville Giant Omelette CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    What goes in to the giant omelette that's annually made in Abbeville? 50 pounds of onions, 75 bell peppers, 6 1/2 gallons of milk and 52 pounds of butter, just to name a few ingredients . The staple, of course, is eggs.


  13. Another priest placed on leave after allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... to local authorities and to the Diocese," the statement reads. Last month, KATC reported on a lawsuit filed by Abbeville attorney Anthony Fontana on behalf of a St. Landry family in an alleged priest sex abuse case, is seeking a list of priests who ...


  14. Agents arrest two in narcotics investigation in ErathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    During the search, agents encountered two occupants, one of which was wanted on multiple warrants. Patrick Joiner, 51, of Abbeville, was placed under arrest.


  15. GMA on the Road: Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Continuing our GMA on the Road series we are now on to Vermilion parish to get ready for the omelet festival this weekend in Abbeville. While you are in town for the festival you might want to check out the Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum .


  16. Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel Names Willie Gaspard Executive ChefRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2018 | PRWeb

    ... native, Gaspard brings nearly 20 years in the restaurant industry with him into his new role. Gaspard was born in Abbeville, La. and was raised in nearby New Iberia, La., after graduating from Delcambre High School, he attended the Culinary Arts ...


  17. Mom calling on teachersa termination after preschooler was spankedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Abbeville mom is calling on the Vermilion Parish School Board to fire two teachers after she says her preschooler was spanked in class. Journee Cormier says her four-year-old is scared to go back to school.


  18. The 2018 Bayou Round Up returns to Blackham Coliseum this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The annual Bayou Round Up showcases the fantastic music, food, scenery and culture of Lafayette combined with a great big gathering of incredible hot rods, custom cars, artists, vendors and more. 8:30 a.m. - Day Cruise Take a scenic cruise to enjoy the local scenery and we'll take the back roads over to nearby Abbeville for lunch at the town's famous oyster bars/seafood restaurants, before heading back to downtown Lafayette for registration packet pickup and special reserved parking around Parc Sans Souci for the Downtown Alive! show that evening.


  19. 10 firearms seized, 3 arrested during narcotics investigation in Vermilion ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    VERMILION PARISH, La. - According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, within the past 7 days the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force along with the assistance of the Abbeville Police Department removed 10 firearms from the streets.


  20. Angela JonesRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2018 | Banner-Tribune

    Angela Jones, 56, a resident of Fort Knox, Kentucky and lifelong native of Abbeville, Louisiana passed away on September 28, 2018 at her residence.


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