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  1. Lawmakers to consider renaming portion of highway in honor of slain deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    State Sen. Jonathan Perry will ask his fellow lawmakers to rename a portion of U.S. 167 in honor of fallen Vermilion Parish deputy Allen Bares Jr. If approved by the Legislature this spring, the portion of U.S. 167 between the southern corporate limits of Maurice and the northern corporate limits of Abbeville would be named the "Deputy Allen Bares, Jr. Memorial Parkway." Bares served in law enforcement for 15 years, including a short time with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office before returning home to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  2. 2 men accused of leading police on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon, on Monday, agents were investigating an Abbeville man that had outstanding warrants out for his arrest. Agents attempted to pull over Gene Zenon Jr., but he refused to stop his vehicle.

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  3. Talented Arts Program to be showcased at Abbey TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Vermilion Parish Talented Arts Program will present a showcase of student drama, music performances and artwork displays titled "The Future is Bright" at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, at Abbey Players Theater of Abbeville, 206 South State St. Abbeville, 337-893-2442. This showcase is designed to enlighten and inform the Vermilion parish community on the student talent in the arts and the program established to give all students who qualify an opportunity to excel in their chosen artistic skill.

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  4. Courtesy the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center -- Paul Rice, left, and Jamirah PetreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Two Abbeville men are in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center after authorities allegedly found five guns, two of which were stolen, Saturday in a car following a chase on La. 167 and a crash in Abbeville.

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  5. Search and destroy - Group forms to exterminate Louisiana's wild hogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... Edgar, owner of St. Mary Seafood and Marina headquartered in Louisa and Louisiana Bait Products located south of Abbeville. "Twenty-five years ago, when we wanted to hunt hogs we hunted more in Texas," the 64-year-old Edgar said. "About 15 years ...

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  6. Abbeville will consider motion to strengthen fight against synthetic marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    On Tuesday night, the city of Abbeville will take the first step in joining the nation in its mission to bring an end to synthetic marijuana. The committee will have a vote, to approve or deny the ordinance. 2 comments

  7. Abbeville council members to discuss possible synthetic marijuana banRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Abbeville City Council members will discuss a proposal to strengthen the city's drug paraphernalia ordinance and adopt a ban on synthetic marijuana at a committee meeting Tuesday afternoon. Councilman Francis Plaisance said the proposal would bring the city ordinance on drug paraphernalia in line with the state law.

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  8. Abbeville police arrest two people on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Friday night, police responded to the intersection of Oak and Hayes St. in reference to a complaint of shots fired. An officer, observed two men standing on the side of the road.

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  9. Laviolette and Walker arrested for possession with intent to distribute and other charges.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On January 16, 2015, at approximately 10:59 p.m., Officers with Abbeville Police Department responded to the intersection of E. Oak St. and Hayes St. in reference to a complaint of shots fired. The first arriving officer, observed two male subjects standing on the side of the road at the intersection of E. Oak St. and Hayes St. When the subjects observed police they began running.

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  10. Lafayette Diocese honors 85 at annual MLK award ceremonyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | The Advocate

    ... 2015 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. honorees as: Audrey Saddler, of St. Theresa of the Child Catholic Church in Abbeville; Alma Alexander, Rena Edmond, Ricky Gary, and Leo and Laura Pitte, of St. Francis of Assisi Child Catholic Church in Breaux ...

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  11. Abbeville residents are upset after a few houses are shot upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... "That's something these kids will have to live with for the rest of their life." Byran and his family moved to Abbeville-from New Orleans, in hopes of a fresh start. He said they never expected to deal with something like this. "You're supposed to ... 2 comments

  12. Abbeville teacher faces child porn counts and other Acadiana area police newsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Advocate

    An Abbeville High School teacher accused of having sex with a student faces additional counts of possessing child pornography, KATC-TV reported. Nicholas Willis, 36, of Kaplan, faces the child porn counts after police investigators searched his cell phone following his Jan. 6 arrest, Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams told KATC-TV.

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  13. Rebels Basketball ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Edgefield Advertiser

    ... pointers to lead all scorers with 14 points. The Lady Rebels will kick off region play on the road Friday against Abbeville. Region games will start at 6:30. Coach's thoughts: I feel confident about our chances as we head into region play. Despite ...

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  14. Abbeville Resident Wins Big at Cypress Bayou Casino HotelRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Digital Game Developer

    Brian Mayer, a resident of Abbeville, LA, just found out how lucky Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel can be when he won $50,000. Mayer was playing a Diamond Fives slot machine when he won his jackpot.

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  15. Abbeville Police find 6 guns, 4 stolen, in home after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Courtesy Abbeville Police -- Six guns, four of which were stolen, were found in an Abbeville by police following a shooting nearby The Abbeville Police Department seized six guns, four of which were found to be stolen, Saturday while searching a home on Oak and Hayes streets after responding to the area for shots fired. According to a post on the department's Facebook page, officers approaching the scene after receiving the call heard gun fire and found a victim suffering non life-threatening gunshot wounds.

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  16. SLCC bringing more course offerings to all campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Technology and the Drafting and Design Technology programs are near capacity for the Spring 2015 semester. In Abbeville at SLCC's Gulf Area campus, the welding program is starting with 20 new students. New Practical Nursing student cohorts are ...

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  17. Abbeville native, Branson musician dies in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... input from the community about the area's tourism industry and its growth potential. A well-known drummer and Abbeville native died last week in a house fire. According to KY3, Chuck Landry died Thursday after a fire broke out in his home in ...

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  18. Store employee credits cash register for saving his life during armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... input from the community about the area's tourism industry and its growth potential. A well-known drummer and Abbeville native died last week in a house fire. According to KY3, Chuck Landry died Thursday after a fire broke out in his home in ...

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  19. Patricia Marie Bryan Nigey, 69, Longtime Bedford ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Patch.com

    ... New York, on January 10, 2015, after a valiant struggle with cancer. She was 69 years old. Born June 13, 1946, in Abbeville, Louisiana, to Marguerite Wirley Bryan and Thomas Bryan, Patricia - known to friends and family as "Pat" or "Patty" - was a ...

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  20. Man wounded in Abbeville shootingRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    Abbeville police early Saturday responded to a call of shots fired near the intersection of Oak and Hayes streets. The victim was treated at a hospital.

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