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Leanny Muñoz is pictured with her accompanist Sean Duggan performing O mio babbino caro.

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Leanny Muñoz is pictured with her accompanist Sean Duggan performing O mio babbino caro.

Abbeville native’s performance at Brookshire Farm

A graduate of Abbeville High, Soprano Leanny Muñoz is currently a Ph.D. student in musicology at the University of California, Davis. On Friday evening, August 23, she performed with accompanist Sean Duggan, pianist at Brookshire Farm in Abbeville. Duggan is a monk of St. Joseph Abbey in Covington, Louisiana. He obtained his music degrees from Loyola University in New Orleans and Carnegie Mellon University, and received a master’s degree in theology from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. From 1988 to 2001 he taught music, Latin and religion at St.

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Dozier faculty and staff

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Pictured are 3rd grade cousins John Paul Bernard and Kipten Landry on the 1st day of school. They are in Mrs. Shana LeBlanc’s 3rd grade class at Dozier Elementary

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Cameron and Coy Toups enjoy the Dozier Elementary Bus at the Meet and Greet session on August 6, 2019.

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Shown riding in Dozier Elementary’s positive energy bus are Assistant Principal Susie Stephen, Counselor Shelanne Richard, and Principal Karla Toups.

The Energy Bus at Dozier Elementary-year of positive energy

This summer the book “The Energy Bus” by Jon Gordon made its way through the hands of a number of Vermilion Parish leaders and teachers. It focuses on ways to fuel positive energy with teams everywhere. With a bus cut out in place, Dozier Elementary Leaders Karla Toups, Susie Stephen, and Counselor Shelanne Richard welcomed their 2019-2020 faculty and staff with positive energy at their first in-house inservice on August 6, 2019. The bus cutout was enjoyed by all faculty and staff members.

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Birth Announcements for Aug. 21

Mia Rose
St. Julien
A daughter, Mia Rose St. Julien, was born Monday, August 12, 2019, at Abbeville General to Crystal Lynn Parker and Dillan Paul St. Julien of Abbeville.

Cali Rose Spraggins
A daughter, Cali Rose Spraggins, was born Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Abbeville General to Cassie Mae Cornez and Kalif Stephon-Vallot Spraggins of Abbeville.

Leah Isabella Lacour
A daughter, Leah Isabella Lacour, was born Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Abbeville General to Samantha Renee Lachaussee and James Ray Lacour of Abbeville.

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Miranda Katherine Bertrand and Eric Michael Broome

Bertrand - Broome announce engagement

Miranda Katherine Bertrand and Eric Michael Broome are thrilled to announce their engagement to the world. Miranda is the daughter of Craig and Janet Viator of Erath and David and Deborah Bertrand of Abbeville. She is a 2006 graduate of Erath High and a 2012 graduate of the University of Louisiana. She works as an Assistant Service Manager for Kendall Ford Lincoln of Anchorage, AK.



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