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  1. Abbeville Police conducting DWI checkpoint FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Abbeville Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint within the city limits of Abbeville on the night of Dec. 19. The Abbeville Police Department would like everyone to have a safe and happy holiday season; please do so by obeying all traffic laws and having a designated driver. A federal civil trial jury has ruled that Opelousas Mayor Donald Cravins Sr. abused his power as a state senator in 2006 to have a woman arrested amid a messy custody battle.The same jury has awarded the victim, Resa Latiolais, $400,000 in damages.

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  2. Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics arrest reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    -Nyles Phillips, 26, of Abbeville, arrested on counts of possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and transactions involving drug proceeds St. Martin Parish-This afternoon, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two ...

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  3. Abbeville man accused of trying to run over officer with car and other Lafayette area police newsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Advocate

    ... Mouton, a Lafayette police spokesman. They told a woman to call police if her ex-boyfriend, Travis Biggs, 26, of Abbeville, showed up again, he said. When police found Biggs back at the apartment about 40 minutes later, he ran to his car and drove ...

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  4. Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office arrest reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and contempt of court. James Nolan Sandoz II, 62, of Abbeville, arrested on counts of possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Crews ...

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  5. Franklin daily arrest report for December 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Wiltz was also arrested on a warrant for the City of Abbeville charging her with Theft. Wiltz was processed and held on a $5,000.00 bond.

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  6. Vermilion Parish daily arrest report for December 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... of a schedule II narcotic (suboxone), and possession of drug paraphernalia. - Jaron Hoffpauir, (dob 8/12/96, of Abbeville, arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, and have illicit narcotics within a school zone. ...

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  7. Acadiana Crime Blotter: Second suspect booked in Opelousas abductionRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Advocate

    ... a fatal two-car collision at Ambassador Caffery Parkway and La Neuville Road as 79-year-old Dewey Wheatcroft, of Abbeville. The other driver involved is listed in stable condition at an area hospital, Lafayette Police spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton said ...

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  8. Assistance needed in locating wanted fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Parish School Board eliminated 34.5 positions tonight, effective Dec. 31, it decided in a 7-2 vote tonight. Abbeville police are investigating an armed robbery that led to a shooting.The incident took place just after midnight at the corner of ...

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  9. Abbeville family asking for donations after house burns downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A family in Abbeville is asking for help after their home burned down Friday, destroying everything, including their Christmas presents. The fire happened Friday afternoon at a mobile home on the corner of Greene Street and Gibson streets.

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  10. Butting out?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Best of New Orleans

    ... an anti-tobacco movement has taken hold. Alexandria and Monroe are now largely smoke-free, and just two months ago Abbeville adopted a smoke-free ordinance that encompassed some public spaces (including parks) while excluding bars and bingo halls. ...

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  11. Engagement: Maria Caillouet & Joseph BauteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Daily Advertiser

    The wedding will take place on Friday, January 9, 2015, during a 7 pm ceremony at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Abbeville.

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  12. Abbeville armed robberies investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... and left with an undisclosed amount of money and soon after he left, he attempted to rob a second location. Abbeville police have experienced a surge in armed robberies over the past two weeks and the department says they tend to see an increase in ... 1 comment

  13. Getting to work most dangerous part of offshore lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Catastrophic events like the Deepwater Horizon explosion, and just last week the unfortunate death of an Abbeville man in a rig explosion may lead you to believe that what happens on the rig accounts for the most accidents, injuries and deaths offshore. But what makes up more than half of offshore accidents all has to do with getting to work.

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  14. 24-year-old Abbeville man killed following offshore explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Family members say funeral arrangements are pending at Vincent's Funeral Home for 24-year-old Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock following an offshore explosion on Thursday. He leaves behind a wife and two children, and he was a graduate of Abbeville High School.

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  15. Abbeville City Council Addresses Gun OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Abbeville gun ordinance makes it illegal to openly carry a firearm, and it's in contrast to what's allowed by the Louisiana Constitution. Gun Rights advocates like Brandon LeBlanc are trying to take that ordinance off the books, and following a KATC investigation, he's one step closer to his goal.

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  16. "All-clear" given at Maurice nursing homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... to the nearby Amana Christian Center after the second evacuation and then to the Eastridge Nursing Home in Abbeville on Monday. Pelican Pointe, along with the Maurice Fire Department, will have a private company monitoring the entire building for 12 ...

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  17. Hazmat at Maurice nursing home continue to monitor the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... from the nursing home were initially taken to a nearby church. Today, they were moved to Eastridge Nursing Home in Abbeville. Trent Mache of Maurice said his mother is a resident at the nursing home. He said the nurses are doing the best they can ...

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  18. Source of chemical leak at Maurice nursing home still undeterminedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... home residents, most of whom were evacuated to a nearby church, are now being taken to Eastridge Nursing Center in Abbeville.

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  19. Wedding: Brittney Logan & Brandon RuffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... S. Logan of Lafayette, Louisiana. She is the granddaughter of Mr. A.J. Sheffield and Mrs. Shirley Sheffield of Abbeville, Louisiana, and Mr. Leroy Logan and Mrs. Billie Logan of St. Louis, Missouri. Brittney is a graduate of Acadiana High School and ...

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  20. Parish names economic leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | BayouBuzz.com

    A yearlong national search for an executive director for the newly formed Vermilion Parish Economic Development District honed in on an Abbeville native who was ultimately selected to help spur growth in her home parish. Anne Falgout, an University of Louisiana at Lafayette alumna, is no stranger to the kind of experience a leadership position requires.

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