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  1. Woman tries to break into the house, gets stuck in the chimneyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... happy ending. In a very bizarre case, the skeleton of Joseph Schexnider was found inside the chimney of a bank in Abbeville, Louisiana 27 years after he disappeared. At the time he went missing, Schexnider was being sought by authorities for ...

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  2. Wedding: Caroline Delcambre & Brandon LegerRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Advertiser

    ... Elizabeth Delcambre and Brandon Scott Leger were united in marriage on October 17, at St. Mary Magdalen in Abbeville by Rev. Michael Delcambre, brother of the bride, along with Rev. Hampton Davis, Rev. Cedric Sonnier and Rev. Mark Toups. The bride ...

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  3. Morgan City daily arrest reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... in September of 2012. No other information is available at this time. 3. Vernell Cain, 33 years of age, Address-Abbeville, La. was arrested on 10/16/2014 @ 10:54am Charges: Warrant-Failure to Appear for Trial for No Headlights, No Tail Lights, ...

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  4. La. couple accused of robbing Sonic waitressRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Police Sgt. Damon McDaniel tells The Sun Heard 18-year-old Mattie Sue Marie Cole and 18-year-old Dylan Lapeyrouse, both of Abbeville, Louisiana, were arrested last week on a charge of armed robbery.

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  5. Two Louisiana teens arrested for robbing Gulfport Sonic at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Mississippi Press

    ... investigation developed Dylan Lapeyrouse and Mattie Sue Marie Cole, both 18, as suspects. The two are from Abbeville, La. Information was also received that the Mazda they were in was reported stolen to the Vermillion (La.) Parish Sheriff's ...

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  6. Acadiana alliance focuses on cleaning up Vermilion RiverRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Advocate

    ... and others for a float from the bayou's headwaters above Arnaudville to Palmetto Island State Park south of Abbeville. The Alliance works under the umbrella of the Bayou Vermilion Preservation Association , another nascent river conservation group, ...

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  7. Enrollment to open for adult ed classesRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Advertiser reports enrollment will be Monday at 9 a.m. at the Gulf Area Campus in Abbeville and Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Acadian Campus in Crowley.

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  8. Louisiana Cattle Fest. in AbbevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... festival originated in September 1949 by Roy Theriot, Sr., manager of the Chamber of Commerce and former Mayor of Abbeville. Originally known as the dairy festival, the name was changed in 1979 to honor all the cattle industry of the state.

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  9. Toys for Tots Applications AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... can be picked up at the ASSIST Agency Office in Crowley at 11 North Parkerson Ave, or 407 Charity St., Abbeville, from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Deadline for turning in completed applications with all necessary documentation is ...

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  10. Sheriffa s Office: Accused cop killer attacks deputy at Lafayette Parish prisonRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Advocate

    ... was off-duty June 23 when he saw Richard and Taylor, police say, breaking into a house on South Hospital Drive in Abbeville. He was shot when he confronted the two men, who then fled the scene in Bares' vehicle. After an overnight lockdown and ... 2 comments

  11. Wedding: Heather Thomas & Frank BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | The Daily Advertiser

    Pastor Chris Lerma of Our Savior's Church officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Thomas of Kaplan, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hewlett of Abbeville.

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  12. Fishing locations abound along Highway 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2012 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... Island State Park is the new kid on the block in the Louisiana State Park System. The park is just south of Abbeville off Highway 82, and contains 2,000 acres of swamp and dense forest. Satellite imagery shows the property looking like forested peg ...

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  13. 2 accused of killing deputy face death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for two Abbeville men accused in the June killing of an off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff's deputy, who was shot when he tried to arrest the pair after a home burglary. The Advocate reports Quintylan Kerry Richard and Baylon Lashawn Taylor, both 20, are being tried in separate courts with different judges and defense attorneys.

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  14. Pair accused of killing Vermilion deputy face death penaltyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Advocate

    Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for two Abbeville men accused in the June killing of an off-duty Vermilion Parish Sheriff's deputy, who was shot when he tried to arrest the pair after a home burglary. The defendants - Quintylan Kerry Richard and Baylon Lashawn Taylor , both 20 - are being tried in separate 15th Judicial District courts with different judges and defense attorneys.

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  15. Residential burglary in AbbevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, detectives are attempting to identify two subjects who broke into a residence located off of South Guegnon Street in Abbeville earlier today.

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  16. ACLU files lawsuit over Abbeville Police Department policy on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | NOLA.com

    A reflection of the Catholic Church in downtown Abbeville from a window of Blacks Oyster Bar. (David Grunfeld, NOLA.com Can the Abbeville Police Department regulate what its employees can and cannot post on their personal social media accounts? The ACLU of Louisiana doesn't think so, and it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an officer to challenge a department policy, according to a story on VermillionToday.com.

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  17. ACLU sues Abbeville re police social media policyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The ACLU of Louisiana has sued Abbeville's mayor and police chief over a policy barring police from any social media use showing the city in a bad light. Mayor Mark Piazza and Chief of Police Tony Hardy declined to comment Thursday on the lawsuit filed for police Sgt.

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  18. Vermilion narcotics arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... proceeds, while Akin picked up another charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Ricky Miller (dob 2-5-84) of Abbeville, who was wanted on outstanding warrants for theft by fraud was arrested with numerous illicit drugs in his possession, ...

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  19. Abbeville cop seeks to end social media policy restricting what officers can say onlineRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Advocate

    A civil liberties organization filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of an Abbeville police sergeant that seeks to invalidate a policy forbidding Abbeville police officers from using social media to post negative comments about the Police Department, city leaders, city employees and the residents of Abbeville. Marjorie Esman, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana , said Wednesday the ACLU filed the suit on behalf of Abbeville Police Sgt.

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  20. St. Martinville investigating missing fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... of the state and federal constitutions. Roland Bernard III, 22, and his attorney Jermaine Williams went into the Abbeville Police station to answer charges against Bernard in the Jade's Lounge shooting on Sunday. Roland Bernard III, 22, and his ...

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