Robert Crooms Jr.

Abbeville Police have arrested a man wanted in connection to the death of a Texas man.

Delcambre Mayor Pam Blakely

DELCAMBRE - The Delcambre aldermen rehired everyone in city hall and put them on a 90-day probational period to make sure they can do their job correctly. But the aldermen could not decide on who will be the town’s street commissioner.
DELCAMBRE — Finally after 10-plus years of talking about it, water meters are going to happen in 2017. The new Delcambre administration approved funding to supply water meters for commercial businesses and residents at Monday night’s meeting.

Abbeville Arrest Report: Dec. 31 - Jan. 9

Justin Ballard
(Male)
DOB: 7/8/1989
Charge: Burglary - Attempted (2 counts)
Charge: Misrepresentation During Booking
Charge: Attempted Simple Escape

North Vermilion's Gaspard: State’s top band director

NV’s band director Jude Gaspard (middle) accepts the award.

LEROY — Jude Gaspard has served as band director at North Vermilion High School since 2004 and he has no plans to leave anytime soon.
Why would he? Gaspard is in a pretty good spot.

Francis takes oath

THE POST-SIGNAL / Howell Dennis
Mike Francis, right, was sworn in as District 4’s Public Service Commissioner by Judge John Trahan, left, Tuesday afternoon at the Acadia Parish Courthouse. Holding the Bible for the ceremony is Francis’ wife Sheila Stevens Francis. Francis, a Republican, was elected in November to the position, defeating fellow Republican Reldon Owens and Democrat Mary Werner by garnering 54 percent of the vote.

By Howell Dennis, LSN editor

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Sports

Abbeville’s Tayla Willis (right) gets a clean block of a shot by Gueydan’s Ke’Ara Charles (13).

The Gueydan HoneyBears dodged a bullet in their opening game of the Coca-Cola VC Yuletide Tournament on Tuesday.

Lifestyle

Kiyzer Israel Marceaux
A son, Kiyzer Israel Marceaux, was born, Thursday, December 22, 2016, at Abbeville General to Kymberly Paige Marceaux of Kaplan.

Obituaries

ABBEVILLE — Funeral Services for Rodney “Pokey” McGee will be held at 2:00PM on Wednesday, January 18 , 2017 at David Funeral Home Chapel of Abbeville with Deacon Keith Duhon Officiating.

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