James Harber

James Harber remains in the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center with a bond set at more than $4.6 million. Harber is accused of rape involving juveniles. Abbeville Police arrested him on April 26. Harber, 31, faced a bond hearing Tuesday afternoon. District Judge Laurie Hulin set the total bond at $4,675,000.

Sondra Evans

An Abbeville woman arrested last year in connection to the operation of a meth lab in the city has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Judge Laurie Hulin handed down a 12-year sentence of hard labor to Sondra Evans, 50, last Thursday.

Lt. Jason Hebert

Long-time Abbeville Police Officer Lt. Jason Hebert was arrested by the Louisiana State Police Tuesday afternoon and charged with simple battery for something that allegedly happened in April while he was off duty.

James Harber

Sondra Evans

Lt. Jason Hebert

Abbeville wins State’s Cleanest City Contest

Patsy Hebert of the Abbeville Garden Club picks up trash Friday morning, shortly before the arrival of the judges for the state Cleanest City Contest.

Abbeville is back on top of the “Clean City” mountain.

Gueydan High students mourn loss of Tanner LaBauve

Tanner LaBauve

GUEYDAN - In the ordinary course of life, parents don't expect to out-live their children. But in the case of one Gueydan family the thought and fear was always there.

Kaplan High's Guerrini on list for state’s top principal

Kaplan Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini (kneeling second from left) said her students help make Kaplan High a great place to be an administrator.

KAPLAN — Hard work yields positive results.
Look no further than Kaplan High School for evidence of that.

Nungesser speaks at North Vermilion

Erath Mayor John Earl LeBlanc and his grandson, Alex LeBlanc, a student at North Vermilion, speak to Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser.

LEROY — As part of a project for their civics class, students at North Vermilion High could receive some extra credit if one of them could arrange for Gov.



Andre Touchet had a two run home for Erath.

ERATH - The Erath Bobcats and University High volleyed the lead five times on Friday, but Erath came out on top for a 10-6 win.


Jacob Alexander Chreene
A son, Jacob Alexander Chreene, was born April 12, 2016, at Women’s and Children’s to Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Chreene of Abbeville.

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