Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Jonathan Touchet does not feel like a life saver, something with which Michael Brewer would disagree. What matters most is that both men were able to arrive for their shifts with the Abbeville Police Department Monday evening thanks to what happened prior to last Thursday’s shift change.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

Monday night may have been the first official Blue Mass in Vermilion Parish. The Mass honored six officers who have fallen in the line of duty in Vermilion Parish. The Blue Mass was held at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Abbeville. The Mass honored law enforcement, fire safety and EMS personnel.

School Board Anthony Fontana

One Vermilion Parish School Board member is already worried about the 2014-15 budget, three months into the fiscal year. What makes School Board member Anthony Fontana worry even more is that the government is not going to approve funding to help pay for the second phase of rewiring eight schools.

Jonathan Touchet (right) helped save a choking Michael Brewer (left) by
performing the Heimlich maneuver.

Deputy Anthony Vice (front left) and David Trahan (right) are two of a handful of deputies who represented the Sheriff’s Office during the Blue Mass.

School Board Anthony Fontana

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Abbeville council reviews crime stats over 10 years

Abbeville Councilman Francis Touchet Jr.

Concerned about an increase in crime in the city, Abbeville Councilman Francis Touchet Jr. suggested in July that statistics be gathered and presented in an attempt to reach the source.

‘FIEB Backers aims to help school/students

One way the FIEB Backers Club raises money for their school is by working the concession stand at the LSU Tiger Stadium.

Every year, schools face difficult problems which include shrinking budgets, increasing class sizes, government mandates and the challenges of delivering quality education are daunting.

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Sports

Delcambre head coach Darcy Delcambre gives instructions to his team before their game last Thursday night vs. Catholic of Pointe Coupee. Delcambre lost the game 42-21

After suffering a tough home loss last Thursday, the Delcambre Panthers travel to play the Port Barre Red Devils.

Lifestyle

Mrs. David Boudreaux

Miss Alisha Boutin and Mr. David Boudreaux exchanged wedding vows during a ceremony held on Sept. 13, 2014 at Magdalen Place in Abbeville.

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