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  1. Abbeville mother and daughter among those arrested for medicaid fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Attorney General James D. "Buddy" Caldwell announced today that four individuals have been charged with Medicaid fraud, including a mother and daughter accused of conspiring to defraud the Louisiana Medicaid program. Tavonjia Hills Scott, 44, and her daughter, Dominiqua Hills, 23, both of 1627 East Villien Street, Abbeville, were arrested today by the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit for conspiring to defraud the Medicaid program.

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  2. Abbeville schedules DWI CheckpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Abbeville Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint within the city limits of Abbeville on the night of 8/29/15, between 9:00 pm and 3:00 am. Officers will be looking for impaired drivers but will be also be issuing citations for other traffic violations.

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  3. New crime task force formed in Vermilion Parish to help cut crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's office is joining forces with several different agencies to help cut crime in the community and residents say their efforts aren't going unnoticed. The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office says the city of Abbeville has seen several homicides and shootings over the last few years. 12 comments

  4. In Remembrance: Elizabeth Mills "Libba" RaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WTVY Dothan

    Elizabeth Mills Rane, a resident of Abbeville, died Wednesday night, august 19, 2015, at her home. She was 95. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 23, 2015, in the First Baptist Church of Abbeville with Reverend Ryan Johnson, Reverend Ray S. Reiley, John S. Riley and Coach Gene Stallings officiating.

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  5. 'I knew right away that my life had changed significantly': Capt. C.T. Williams reflects on KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Times-Picayune

    ... the most surreal of all of the experiences. I was in Lafayette, and decided to try to go help. We headed down to Abbeville, where some tidal-surge flooding had taken place. "I'm driving along just looking to see if anyone is in need of help, and a ...

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  6. Vermilion deputies arrest three in carjacking, chase, beating of womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    Deputies on Monday morning arrested three Acadiana-area residents accused of beating a woman in the middle of a Maurice roadway before fleeing in the victim's car and leading authorities on a chase through Abbeville. Michael Hall, 44, of 202 Lorrie Ave. in Lafayette, is accused of attempted second-degree murder, carjacking, false imprisonment and aggravated flight from an officer, according to a Tuesday news release from the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  7. 3 arrested after vehicle pursuit in Vermilion ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... says that a vehicle pursuit ensued from La. Hwy. 82 near the Woodlawn Bridge south into the city limits of Abbeville where the suspect vehicle hit a pickup truck on the La. Hwy. 14 By-pass and continued through Abbeville violating a number of ...

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  8. Narcotics Task Force arrests 7 in Vermilion ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... with possession of schedule IV narcotic, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jaylin Veney, (dob 10-31-94) of Abbeville, arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and illegal carrying of a firearm. Dionte Forrest (dob ...

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  9. Vermilion Parish Narcotics ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Task Force Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish: Ernest Courville II, of Youngsville, arrested and charged with possession of schedule IV narcotic, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jaylin Veney, of Abbeville, arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and illegal carrying of a firearm.

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  10. Port Barre businesses shut down due to bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... was upset that the donut shop was not opening. Police know who the suspect is, and an arrest will take place. An Abbeville home in the 1600 block of Graceland Avenue is destroyed after it caught on fire Thursday, leaving the residents without a ...

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  11. Artmosphere seeks rezoning to function as a barRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... was upset that the donut shop was not opening. Police know who the suspect is, and an arrest will take place. An Abbeville home in the 1600 block of Graceland Avenue is destroyed after it caught on fire Thursday, leaving the residents without a ...

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  12. An Abbeville family is without a home after theirs caught on fire on Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Abbeville home in the 1600 block of Graceland Avenue is destroyed after it caught on fire Thursday, leaving the residents without a home. "We left, me, and my nephew, to go pick up her mama from work," Petry said.

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  13. Better Rain ChancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... westward toward the Leeward Islands by this weekend. The Gulf and Caribbean are clear of activity this morning. An Abbeville home in the 1600 block of Graceland Avenue is destroyed after it caught on fire Thursday, leaving the residents without a ...

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  14. Engagement: Cy Primeaux & Jennifer LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Elise Love, to Cy Paul Primeaux, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin John Primeaux of Abbeville, Louisiana. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Tinseth of Micco, Florida and the late Mr. J. B. Love ...

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  15. Morgan City Police Department's Arrest Report for August 14, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The following persons were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 08/13/2015: Shane V. Parenteau, 26 years of age, Address-Abbeville, La. was arrested on 08/13/2015 @8:14 pm.

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  16. Allen Toussaint, Frogman Henry remember Bobby Charles for upcoming documentary: WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Times-Picayune

    MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Marica Ball, far right, laughs as Dr. John, center, recollects recording a song with Bobby Charles at the Allison Minor Stage at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans during Jazz Fest 2010 Sunday April 25, 2010 Robert Charles Guidry, known professionally as Bobby Charles , is an artist whose songs you know, even if you may not know his name. The native of Abbeville, La., wrote "Walking to New Orleans" for Fats Domino in 1960, and, a few years earlier, had tried to interest the Fat Man in another now well-known composition, "See You Later, Alligator."

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  17. Lafayette Crime Blotter for Aug. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Advocate

    PAUL JOSEPH ALLEMAN: 29, of the 700 block of South Jefferson Street, Abbeville. He was booked on resisting an officer.

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  18. No injuries in morning mobile home fire in AbbevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Lt. David Hardy with the Abbeville Police Department said the cause of the blaze is still under investigation. The state Fire Marshal's Office has been called to assist, Hardy said.

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  19. Lafayette Crime Blotter for Aug. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Advocate

    ... on municipal purposes and hold for court. SHALAMEKIA ANTREL CORMIER: 26, of the 300 block of Schlessinger Street, Abbeville. She was booked on operating a vehicle with a suspended license and five counts of warrant/bench warrant. NICHOLAS EDWARDS: ...

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  20. Abbeville City Council held a special meeting Friday morning to address gun violence.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Abbeville City Council approved Friday to remove the cap on police officer overtime after a special meeting addressed the increased gun violence in the Vermilion Parish town. The Abbeville Police Department reported officers responded to 22 reported shootings in July, which is up about 50 percent from last year's 15 reported July shootings.

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