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

    Tuesday Oct 30 | 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.


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

    Friday Oct 19 | 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.


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

    Friday Oct 19 | 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.


  4. Nursing home nearly floods due to heavy rain in Vermilion ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Heavy rains throughout the day caused flooding and road closures in Vermilion Parish almost causing one nursing home to flood. In Abbeville off of Veterans Memorial Dr. there are AquaDams being put in place to try to prevent one nursing home from being flooded.


  5. Abbeville City Council moves forward on possibility of operating Vermilion OaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Abbeville City Council just voted unanimously to move plans forward in the possibility of re-opening Vermilion Oaks, a golf course that's been closed for months. Abbeville Councilman for District B, Francis Touchet, says the council is working on getting as much information as possible to make an educated decision about moving forward.


  6. Crowds come out to celebrate Fete Dieu du VermilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The event started with Mass at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Abbeville, followed by a Eucharistic Procession from the Church to the Vermilion River. Fr. Michael Richard, Associate Pastor at St. Mary Magdalen Church, says, "This is called Fete Dieu du Vermilion.


  7. Drug raid in Abbeville results in 4 arrest, multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, and Abbeville Chief of Police Bill Spearman, the raid was the culmination of an extensive undercover operation into the widespread sales of illicit drugs within a certain area on 7th street in the city. Agents seized crack cocaine, along with high grade marijuana, and were also able to seize a loaded AR 15 which was equipped with a loaded high capacity drum magazine.


  8. Downtown Abbeville bridge now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The city of Abbeville was only given a week's notice by Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to close the downtown bridge for repairs. Now after being closed for a month now and affecting local businesses, it's now open and is a positive impact for the local community.


  9. DOTD to install more than 30 J-Turns on Johnston StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE, La. The traffic on Johnston Street, or U.S. Highway 167, south of the Acadiana Mall can be very fast.


  10. Abbeville bars one step closer to being smoke-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    On Tuesday night, city leaders just unanimously approved a plan to ban smoking in all bars and gaming facilities within the city. In 2015 the city adopted a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance but exempted bars and gaming places.


  11. Pedestrian killed on La. 14 near Abbeville identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    State Police said the Yanna was driving westbound on La 14. She then parked on the shoulder and tried to walk across the roadway. Troopers say that say a truck going eastbound struck and killed her.


  12. Pedestrian killed on La. 14 near AbbevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    State Police Troop I spokesman Brooks David said one person was struck by a vehicle on La.


  13. Abbeville Police investigate murder of Kaplan manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Douglas Bourque was shot multiple times in the 200 block of Vermilion Street in Abbeville early Tuesday morning, police said. The officers and medics attempted CPR and transported Bourque to Abbeville General, where he was AirMed to Lafayette General.


  14. Vermilion Parish leaders proclaim Friday as Retired Brig. Gen. Robert Leblanc DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    This latest honor comes not long after LeBlanc received the Congressional Gold Medal at a special ceremony in Washington D.C., to honor his service in the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. He almost didn't make it to the ceremony because of several flight delays, but LHC Group stepped up to the plate, and flew LeBlanc and his daughter on their private jet to make it there on time.


  15. New plans to remodel former Vermilion Parish Tourism OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Now that the Vermilion Parish Tourism Office has moved to downtown Abbeville, it leaves an empty space owned by the city with a possible new purpose. "The mayor and the city council have signed off on, this is what we want to do with the building, they're asking me to bring back the costs," said Touchet.


  16. Duson police search for missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at approximately 9:44 p.m. Venus Vine Archangel, 16, ran away from her mother's home in Duson, police said. An investigation showed that Venus had cut the screen window in the bathroom of the residence and crawled out of it.


  17. Duck, Duck, CAR! 2018 Running of the Ducks winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Thirteen lucky people won prizes and thousands more helped out with a good cause Wednesday with the Great Acadiana Running of the Ducks. Some 30,000 rubber duckies "raced" across the pool at Red Lerille's Health Club, each sponsored by a donor, with proceeds benefiting Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana.


  18. Spearman outlines his plans as police chief-elect for AbbevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    William 'Bill' Spearman won the election Saturday with 53% of the vote, beating out opponents Mike Hardy and Ronald Gaspard. "It was kind of a shock to me, a surprise to me, but I've been preparing for at least 2 years to be Chief of Police," said Spearman.


  19. Abbeville native, WWII veteran receives Congressional Gold MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Leaders of the U.S. House and Senate are presenting the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the members of the Office of Strategic Services for their historic contributions during World War II. In accordance with Public Law 114-269, a single gold medal has been struck to collectively honor the members of the OSS.The OSS, America's first strategic intelligence system implemented during World War II, is widely considered the foundation of modern-day intelligence operations.


  20. Vermilion Parish Sheriff: House in Abbeville raided for "a large amount" of cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    On Feb. 28, after a lengthy investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics from a home at 606 Maude Avenue in Abbeville, agents applied for and executed a search warrant. The suspect at the home, identified as Busch Sereal, 40, fled on foot, deputies said.


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