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Abbeville man sentenced for marijuana shipping scheme
LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that an Abbeville man was sentenced last week to 63 months in prison for accepting marijuana packages from California. J.
DOTD: Old Abbeville Lift Bridge mechanical repairs complete
VERMILION PARISH, La. (KLFY) - The Department of Transportation and Development says mechanical repairs have been completed on the Old Abbeville Lift Bridge. The bridge repair project began on December 3rd for $110,000.
Abbeville Police rewarding good drivers
It pays to be a good driver and beginning this weekend the Abbeville Police Department will be rewarding good drivers with gift cards. An anonymous donor purchased 50 gift cards that have a balance of $20 each and presented them to the APD. Chief Bill Spearman said he is grateful for that donation a
Sheriff’s Deputies searching for Abbeville man who fled after vehicle pursuit
Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon said that on Tuesday, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies were involved in a vehicle pursuit after attempting to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle in Lafayette Parish.
BREAKING: Authorities investigating bomb threats sent to several locations around Acadiana
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Emails were sent to several locations, including LUS Fiber on Moss Street and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's campus. The department is working with the Lafayette Fire Department on this investigation.
A year later, Vermilion Parish teacher doesn't regret speaking up at board meeting
Deyshia Hargrave didn’t necessarily intend to speak at a Jan. 8 Vermilion Parish School board meeting. But as they discussed a raise for Superintendent Jerome Puyau, she couldn’t help herself. The board needed to know how Vermilion Parish teachers felt, and she wondered why Puyau was getting a subst
Lafayette Chase Ends In Vermilion Parish
Officials with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested two people after a chase into their parish last night, but they are also seeking a third. The chase began in Lafayette Parish when a deputy tried to pull over a car for a traffic stop. There were three people inside the vehicle.
APSO: 2nd arrest made in connection with contraband being brought into the jail, one wanted
The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office has continued its investigation into the arrest of a deputy and an inmate for bringing contraband into the parish jail. “Our investigators have furthered their investigation into the arrest of a former deputies involvement of bringing contraband into the parish jai
Lafayette man convicted on five counts of crimes against nature
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- A Lafayette jury convicted 45-year-old Isame Henry Faciane of five counts of aggravated crimes against nature in the 15th Judicial District before Judge David Smith on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.
Beautiful Backyard In Lafayette, Louisiana
I volunteered recently for the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra's "Deck the Halls" event and was able to see a beautiful backyard in Lafayette. The "Deck the Halls" event featured 4 homes in Lafayette, decked out for the holidays.
Animal Aid Vermilion Area Hosting Adoption Event Saturday
If you are looking for a fur-ever friend in time for the holidays, Animal Aid Vermilion Area is hosting a special adoption event this Saturday, December, 15th. It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Vermilion Parish Rabies and Animal Control Offices, 11303 Pioneer Rd., Kaplan, Louisiana. Or Call (337
Community Calendar: Dec. 13-19
ASO presents Celebrating Christmas. 7 p.m. Lost Bayou ramblers, ASO Youth Orchestra and the Lafayette High School Chorus will perform selections from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” Handel’s “Messiah,” Irvin Berlin’s “White Christmas,” Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride” and more. Heymann Performing Arts
This famous mansion in Lafayette is $2.9M of pure luxury
This masterpiece of elegant sophistication sits in the heart of Lafayette. The enchanting, Mediterranean style property is designed with painstaking care and attention to detail. From the mosaic tiled ceilings in the kitchen, authentic gold leaf trim throughout and several crystal chandeliers in the
Police sort through witnesses' accounts of Wednesday's stabbing
LAFAYETTE — Someone stabbed 55-year-old Gary William Yoakum about 10 p.m. Wednesday outside of his house at 1732 N. 13th St., and police know only a little more than that because of Yoakum's vague account of the stabbing.
Erath family gives back to St. Jude patients during Christmas season
ERATH - Elise Mencacci is a local 9-year-old who was diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis at the young age of 3. She received two years of Chemotherapy treatment at the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic in Baton Rouge and has been in remission for three years now.
Cajuns’ Mitchell nears milestone
LAFAYETTE — Elijah Mitchell needs just 41 yards rushing Saturday in the AutoNation Cure Bowl versus Tulane to top the 1,000-yard mark. If the sophomore from Erath accomplishes that feat, it will give Louisiana-Lafayette its second 1,000-yard rusher on the year with Trey Ragas already sitting at 1,14
Christmas Parade rolls Saturday in Abbeville
The Annual Christmas parade in Abbeville will kick off on Saturday, December 8 at 6 p.m. Pictures with Santa will follow at the Magdalen Square Gazebo. “This year, there are a few new developments we are excited about this year” Francis Plaisance says “We will have carolists performing during the pa
Two arrested, one wanted in connection with vehicle pursuit
Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon says that earlier today Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies were involved in a vehicle pursuit after attempting to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle in Lafayette Parish. The pursuit ended at the intersection of Winfred Rd. and Gordon Rd. in Vermilion
Police: Search for Missing Man in Carencro has Ended
Investigators with the with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office say for now, the search and rescue operation to find this man, 32-year-old Christopher Thibodeaux of Carencro is over.
'It's like he just disappeared.' Family struggles after Lafayette Parish man goes missing
Authorities and relatives are searching for a Lafayette Parish man who has not been heard from since Friday. Christopher Thibodeaux, 31, was last known to be at his residence in the 400 block of North Wilderness Trail. The area is in a rural part of the parish, near Carencro and north of Gloria Swit